The Latitude Accommodations Group was born out of necessity – its founders might discover few high quality, “cool”, city African resorts to remain in or suggest to their buddies and colleagues visiting the continent.
Whereas wonderous safari and seaside locations abound in Africa, many is the traveller who has bemoaned a metropolis keep past Cape City – till the beginning of Latitude.
The group is a distinctly African way of life hospitality model providing stylish metropolis resorts as slick as essentially the most wanted in Europe – suppose sprightly and progressive, with sturdy African overtones.
The portfolio has now expanded with the third property to the Latitude Accommodations Group assortment, Latitude 0°.
Latitude 0°- named after its place on the equator – opens in July.
Positioned on the outskirts of the energetic metropolis of Kampala, atop the height of the quiet, leafy suburb of Makindye, it simply 45 minutes from the worldwide airport.
Latitude 0° incorporates 47 ethereal rooms all with lake or metropolis views.
Services are of the same old Latitude trendy excessive commonplace with distinctive restaurant, bar and lounge, hip rooftop bar, spa, and health centre with 18 metre swimming pool overlooking the lake.
The Latitude Accommodations Group sees its relationship with every native economic system as a symbiotic one, with a optimistic social affect and sustainability on the coronary heart of the model.
Every resort gives a platform for native artists and producers to showcase the perfect of African creativity and expertise.
That is developed to an unprecedented stage at Latitude 0°.
The assumption in working sustainably extends throughout the enterprise: power use, HR practices, native sourcing and group partnerships.
At Latitude 0°, with as few exceptions as doable, the staff are native, as are the architects, engineers and amount surveyors.
Nicholas Finest, group business director, Latitude Accommodations Group, commented: “At Latitude 0° our Crew have actually taken our already distinct type and proposition to a different stage; the resort is larger in scale, and with much more Latitude pizzazz.
“Kampala is an thrilling, up-and-coming African capital, and the resort’s elevated place, overlooking each Lake Victoria and the town makes Latitude 0° the final word place to loosen up and luxuriate in our particular person tackle Ugandan hospitality, whether or not you’re visiting for enterprise or pleasure.”