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Dubai builds world’s first hotel with a rainforest

The future complex Rosemont Hotel & Residences (5 stars) will consist of twin towers of 47 floors that will be united on their base by a rainforest, which will be arranged on over 5 floors and an area of 7,000 square feet. Besides the rainforest, the hotel will have an artificial beach and waterfalls, a wave pool, a huge aquarium ...

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How to achieve the best interior design for your hotel

By Evelyn Masaba There is a uniqueness and an air of class that comes with putting effort into the interior of your property. In fact, you do not have to explain to people what the style is; the designs will speak volumes to any of your guests according to what you chose to do with the living space. Here is ...

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Legend Hotel: the abode of choice for East Africans visiting Kigali

By Our Reporter As one of Kigali’s newest openings, Legend Hotel is fast becoming the abode of choice for East African business people visiting Kigali. So, if you are a businessman coming from Uganda, Kenya or Tanzania, you’ll definitely be in good company. “This is a Pan-African hotel. Most of our clients are Kenyans, Ugandans and Tanzanians but we also ...

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Hotel guest etiquette

By Evelyn Masaba During your travels, you will always end up using a hotel or any other lodging arrangements, which means that even if you have paid for your stay, you have to learn some of the proper and necessary etiquette. Hotels always try their best to give us good service, and here are some vital and simple prescripts to ...

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Good landscaping can make your hotel more appealing

By Evelyn Masaba Plants, trees or flower beds are the first things one sees when they step onto your property. Your landscaping will either be so appealing they ignore everything else or an eyesore that drives away guests. Human beings are easily attracted to good-looking things and a very well maintained compound is one of them; the guests will be ...

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An intimate little paradise on the shores of Lake Kivu

By Gilbert Mwijuke One of the loveliest things about travel is taking in nature’s dazzlingly beautiful handiwork that we don’t usually get to see in daily life. Somewhere on the shores of Lake Kivu in Rubavu district, Paradis Malahide lets you relish these sights even longer. Located in Nyamyumba – a bright and breezy area about six kilometres south-west of Rubavu town ...

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Lake Kivu Serena Hotel: A magnificent tropical haven by the lakeside

By Allan Brian Ssenyonga Kivu is a lake with an interesting story to tell. Its calm waters are not only known to switch colours depending on its mood, it also brags of holding enough methane gas to solve the power problems in the region. The same humility that this lake exudes with its methane gas treasure is the same humility ...

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Inside Serena Hotel’s Maisha Spa

By Evelyn Masaba  “To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders,” so said Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu. After weeks or days of working and tiring your brain, at times it becomes too much for your body. The more you work without a moment to indulge your body and brain, the more both are likely to give way even ...

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6 most luxurious hotels in Kampala

By Evelyn Masaba  Every place you travel to will always have its own crème de la crème when it comes to hotels. And with each location, they will always defer. Kampala, the capital city of Uganda, has the biggest number of the best hotels in the whole country compared to other towns, with Mbale and Jinja trailing in second and ...

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B&B: Turning your home into a business

By Evelyn Masaba Bed and Breakfast, or B&B as it’s commonly known, is usually a private home with extra space that is rented out as a lodging facility. In Uganda, there are a few B&Bs available since most people prefer turning completely into a hotel or motel than staying around. You can easily turn your home into a B&B if ...

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