Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia’s hotels have scooped most of the first batch of hotel star rating accolades organized by officials of the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB).
The rating which was based on the hotel standards set by East Africa Community right from Star 5 to star 2, was held last week at Munyonyo, Red pepper can reveal.
In Uganda, we have only three hotels that are ranked or accredited to a level of a five star Hotel. According to Tourism Minister, Maria Mutagamba, Munyonyo Commonwealth Hotel, is among them followed by Hotel Sheraton, and Kampala Serena Hotel, respectively.
Still among the hotels that were accredited to a Four star hotel standard, Sudhir’s Speke Resort Munyonyo, took the first position, followed by; Royal Suites, Hotel Africana, Protea Hotel, and Imperial Royale.
In addition, Sudhir’s Kabira Country Club, was also named among the three star hotels in the country together with others which include; Fang Fang Hotel, Grand Imperial Hotel, Silver Spring Hotel, Sports View Hotel, Fairway Hotel, Ivy’s Hotel, and Mackinnon Suites, respectively.
Among the two start hotels, still, Sudhir’s Speke Hotel topped the list in the new UTB rankings, followed by; Mt Zion Hotel, Sky Hotel International, Metropol Hotel, Hotel Ureka and Suites, Shangrilla Hotel Kampala, Sir Jose Hotel, Hotel Ruch, Arch Apartments, and Hotel Triangle respectively.
Munyonyo Commonwealth Hotel General Manager, Greg Petzer who received the 5 star awards from Uganda Tourism Board on behalf of Sudhir and Room Division Manager, Ajit Singh receives who received the 4 star awards, attributed their victory to team work among the employees and good cooperation among st their guests.