Tourism

Kruger Shalati sparks interest all over the world

By 2020-07-09 No Comments

The Train on the Bridge is pushing the boundaries of luxury travel, and the world is noticing.

For the luxury traveller who has done and seen it all, it takes innovative and creative thinking to identify an opportunity to excite and delight even the most jaded traveller.

The project is well on its way to nearing completion and will in all likelihood open for guests in December 2020.

The global luxury tourism industry is showing great interest in this unique hotel, with excitement coming from all corners of the globe including Germany, France, China, Japan, India, Mexico, the UK and the United states. Set to establish itself as one of South Africa’s most iconic tourist destinations, Kruger Shalati has already garnered listings in some of the most prominent publications in luxury tourism in the world including Yonder (60 most anticipated luxury hotels in the world in 2020) and Travel Plus Style (The world’s most anticipated new hotels in 2020).

Other listings include:

“The ultimate real estate flipping project”
Robb Report
(USA) A luxury-lifestyle magazine featuring products, including automobiles, aviation, boating, real estate and watches.

CNN Travel (USA) Online travel tips, inspiration, insider guides, videos and photos.
Traveler Luxe (Taiwan) A Chinese-language travel magazine for the successful and sophisticated


Globetrender (UK)  an online magazine and trend forecasting agency dedicated to the future of travel.
The Manual (UK) A men’s online lifestyle guide
Hotel Designs (UK) A leading international hotel design website
Business Insider (USA) A business site with deep financial, media, tech, and other industry verticals.
Auto Evolution (Romania) An online auto encyclopedia, featuring reviews, news and more.

“The most sensational construction project of 2020”
Construction and Civil Engineering News
(Kenya) cceonlinenews.com is an online portal with the latest news and information on projects in the construction industry in Africa as well as emerging trends and innovation in the industry.

Boss Hunting (Australia) Australia’s leading men’s lifestyle online publication
Hong Kong Tatler (Hong Kong) The ultimate online resource for luxury lifestyle news and updates in Hong Kong and Asia
Top Hotel (UK) an online news website on the worldwide hotel industry
Travel Weekly (Australia)  A site that provides the travel agent community with the latest travel news, deals and destination profiles.
Arch Daily (USA) ArchDaily is a weblog covering architectural news.
StupidDope (USA) Online content with the latest in video, travel, music, fashion, sports, etc

“Among the projects that make us salivate”
The Good Life
(Spain) A premier online men’s lifestyle publication.

Night Life (Spain) An online guide to Montreal
Dove Viaggi (Italy) online news on places to visit, events and travel guides from all over the world.
Onet Pondroze (Poland) Online news about travel in Poland and around the world
La Repubblica (Italy) Italian general interest new site.
Luxury Launches (Mumbai) Award-winning Indian website with the latest in luxury lifestyle, autos, timepieces, exotic travel and more.
Unusual Places (USA) An online guide to quirky, weird and beautiful places to visit around the world.
Insider (USA) An online news portal

These accolades endorse the dream to build a formidable luxury tourism product capable of growing our country’s luxury travel industry, it also reflects collective ingenuity to construct products that truly demonstrate SA’s capability.

We urge trade partners to timely contact Kruger Shalati offices to place their bookings: “Due to the growing (and overwhelming) global interest in Kruger Shalati, rooms are already filling up at an impressive pace, so please contact us as soon as possible to secure your bookings,” says Kruger Shalati Concession General Manager, Judiet Barnes.

Barnes concludes: “We are honoured and proud that the global luxury travel community is eagerly waiting for the Kruger Shalati, and we truly cannot wait to welcome everyone to experience this incredible destination.”

Author Fatima Anter

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