Monday, 04 October 2021 13:25

Press Release – Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway wins four awards at the 2021 Haute Grandeur Hotel Global Excellence Awards

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Ready to celebrate! We are excited to announce that Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway has been recogonised as global leader in hospitality at the recent 2021 Haute Grandeur Excellence Awards and was honoured to win four awards at this prestigious event.



Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway won Excellence Awards in the following catagories:

·         Best Bush Lodge on a Global level

·         Best Game Lodge in Africa

·         Best Marketing Director in Africa

·         Best Relaxation Retreat in Africa


“We are delighted to be selected for this very prestigious accolade. Our recent refashioning and upgrade of this unique safari destination has contributed to our award.” says Wouter Pienaar, General Manager - Operations for Extraordinary.



The Haute Grandeur Global Excellence Awards recognise remarkable achievements in

delivering consistent, exceptional experiences in the global luxury hospitality industry.



“To win a Haute Grandeur Global Excellence Award an establishment must excel on all

levels. This season demonstrated remarkable consistency amongst our associated members,

in a year that held unprecedented challenges”, says Founder and President, Marinique de

Wet. “ Healthy competition is essential to achieve even greater heights, because it ensures

sustainability as a guaranteed golden stamp of excellence. Award-winning establishments

are perceived as the benchmark in the industry and Haute Grandeur only award the most

remarkable, of already exceptional hotels, spas and restaurants.



“The industry is highly competitive. Only those who constantly exceed attain prestige in an

industry that create many jobs. An association with Haute Grandeur Global Awards

guarantees participating establishments status and distinction. The organization is proud to

contribute annually in raising the standards of excellence in hospitality worldwide.” “These

Awards trigger greater success in already remarkable hospitality establishments and set a

new standard of excellence,” says De Wet. “The Haute Grandeur Global Awards is more

than just a celebration of our dignitaries’ achievements. It honors the principles of hard

work, commitment, determination, leadership and success. More than ever before,

recognition helps teams to remain positive and goal driven.”



The Awards inspire even greater success in already remarkable hospitality establishments

and set a new standard of excellence.



Among the victorious this year were top hotel, spa and restaurants from 60 countries as

rated for by guests and industry experts. Acclaimed hospitality groups represented amongst

winners this year includes: Accor, Anantara, Four Seasons, Mövenpick, Fairmont, Hilton,

Kempinski & Mandarin Oriental, Marriott, Six Senses, Sofitel, St Regis, Melia,

Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts, Peninsula, Rosewood, The Ritz Carlton Hotels & Resorts

and Westin.



Atana Musandam Resort from Oman gained recognition for its eco-credentials winning the

highest position in the category “Best Eco Friendly Hotel” name and Four Seasons Tented

Camp Golden Triangle won on on a Global level the position as “Best Eco Friendly Lodge”.



In the new categories launched this season Hotel Grand Windsor secured the “Most

Hygienic Hotel Global Award”, whilst Delaire Graff Estate Hotel from South Africa picked up

the highest position as “Best Culinary Experience.”



Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway is part of the Extraordinary Collection of Lodges and Hotels in Southern Africa. These destinations include a wide range from Cape Town to private concessions in the Kruger National Park through to the Waterberg and Limpopo safari areas. Extraordinary boasts an impressive collection of luxury lodges and hotels that extends beyond South Africa into Zimbabwe.



For more information, contact Cindy Sheedy Walker of Extraordinary on Tel: +27 82 779 4479, Email [email protected]

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