Ideally located on South Africa’s eastern seaboard, overlooking the warm Indian Ocean, and iconic Umhlanga lighthouse, The Oyster Box, a member of the award-winning Red Carnation Hotel collection, is literally riding the crest of the wave, having won a phenomenal 12 local and international tourism awards and accolades in just the past eight weeks The most recent, three Lilizela Awards were presented by Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom.
The clutch of awards includes:
Six Lilizela Awards (three regional and three national), for ‘Best 5-star Hotel’, ‘Best Visitor Experience / Lap of Luxury’ in South Africa and ‘Best Investor In People’ - www.lilizela.co.za
The #2 spot on the prestigious ‘Top 25 Hotels in Africa’ list - Condé Nast Traveler
(USA) 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards
‘Top in KZN’ and ‘Platinum’ award-winner - 2015 Diner’s Club Winelist Awards
Country Winner in the Luxury Family Hotel category - 2015 World Luxury Hotel Awards
A PMR Diamond Arrow Award - Executive Lifestyles for Executive Hotels and Executive Spas
A PMR Golden Arrow Award - Executive Lifestyles for Wedding Venues
Durban Chamber of Commerce & Industry Tourism Awards 2015 - Best 5-Star Hotel in Durban
This has been an amazing year for The Oyster Box,” says Oyster Box general manager, Wayne Coetzer. “We are incredibly aware of the prestige such awards carry and we are honoured to be recognised. What makes me even more proud, is our staff, who are an essential element in the hotel’s achievements. They are at the coal-face, interacting with visitors and making sure our guests have the very best experience. I couldn't put a price on the value of that!