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The Panari Resort Nyahururu Opens as Africa's First Addition to BW Signature Collection®

Published: 23 May 2024

Nyahururu, Kenya (May 2024) – BWHSM Hotels (BWH) welcomes the Panari Resort as Africa's first hotel to join its prestigious BW Signature Collection. Located in Nyahururu, Kenya, the resort's warm and rustic ambiance provides visitors with a calming oasis amongst Kenya's famed natural wonders. The Panari Resort is known for its exclusive collection of unique hotels, all distinguished by their originality and individual personas.

Guests will enjoy the resort's comfortable cottage-style rooms with ornate stone fireplaces and flat-screen televisions. As a nod to the surrounding natural landscape, the cottage designs showcase botanic wallpaper, wooden motifs, and an earth-tone color palette. Three dining options are available onsite, including the Brown Olive Restaurant, the Silky Oak Bar, and the poolside restaurant. Additional amenities include meeting spaces that can accommodate up to 300 guests, a steam and sauna, a solar heated indoor pool, a fitness center, daily yoga, and salon and spa facilities sure to exceed guest expectations.

"As a milestone celebration for the brand, we are thrilled to introduce Panari Resort as a welcome addition to BW Signature Collection," said Wytze Vandenberg, Vice President of International Operations EMEA for BWH. "With proximity to some of Kenya's best sites and breathtaking views, enticing amenities for all travelers, and stylish guest rooms, the resort has something for everyone."

The Panari Resort also showcases BWH’s dedication to sustainability. The resort has several on-property sustainability initiatives to help reduce its carbon footprint, including water conservation efforts and solar-powered facilities. Panari Resort also boasts a newly built Elephant Water Hole at Marmanet Forest as part of its ongoing contributions to sustainable tourism development.

"We are thrilled to join BW Signature Collection," said Devendra Asher, Group General Manager of Panari Hotels and Resort. "This partnership represents a new chapter for our resort, where we can elevate our global visibility and exceed our guests' expectations. With support and resources from BWH, we are confident that Panari Resort Nyahururu will become the premier choice for travelers seeking a blend of sophistication and authentic experiences."

Ideally located for nature enthusiasts, Panari Resort is nestled in the heart of Nyahururu, Kenya. It boasts picturesque views of Thomson's Falls gorge, the Ewaso Nyiro River, and the Marmanet Forest. The drive to the resort offers breathtaking scenery of the Great Rift Valley and guests can experience stopovers at the Equator point. For adventure seekers, the resort is close to the Hippo Pools and Lake Ol' Bolossat, which is home to more than 185 species of birds and wild animals such as hippos. Guests can also enjoy nature walks, hiking, rhino safaris, or play a round of golf at nearby Nyahururu Sports and Golf Club.

BWH Hotels continues its focus on development throughout the continent of Africa, and takes pride in its partnership with the Africa Hospitality Investment Forum, which will take place in Namibia from June 25 – 27.

Reservations may be made by calling the 24-hour reservation line at (800) 780-7234 or visiting bwh.com.

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About BWHSM Hotels

BWH Hotels is a leading, global hospitality enterprise comprised of three hotel companies, including WorldHotels™, Best Western® Hotels & Resorts and SureStay® Hotels. The global enterprise boasts approximately 4,300 hotels in over 100 countries and territories worldwide*. With 18 brands across every chain scale segment, from economy to luxury, BWH Hotels suits the needs of developers and guests in every market.