The Lux Collective signs hotel management agreement in East Africa

The Lux Collective signs hotel management agreement in East Africa

The group’s entry into Zanzibar will secure its presence in this emerging market

Global hospitality group The Lux Collective and ZK Venture Company in Zanzibar have signed a hotel management agreement for the first LUX* luxury resort in East Africa. 

Set on a private beach overlooking the Indian Ocean, the hotel commenced operations as LUX* Marijani Zanzibar this month, July 2023.

Positioned as a premier destination for sustainable luxury travel, LUX* Marijani Zanzibar is located at Pwani Mchangani on the North-East coast and offers l 82 rooms and suites.

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Open for business, leisure and wedding parties, the property has meeting and conference facilities, restaurants with international and local cuisine, a spa and a pool.

The Lux Collective CEO Paul Jones said: "We're excited to partner with the ZK Venture Company in Zanzibar to operate this five-star boutique beach resort, raising its luxury quotient and service to yet another level. 

"This marks the start of our meaningful partnership in the region of East Africa where the tourism potential is limitless. We are confident that the partnership will elevate our flagship luxury brand LUX* as we continue to expand our footprint globally.”


Local attractions include the UNESCO World Heritage Site Stone Town; Old Fort Zanzibar; 19th Century Hamamni Persian Baths; Jozani Forest nature trail, and Spice Farm tours that trace the historic spice trade.

The Lux Collective currently manages 17 operating resorts and hotels in Mauritius, Maldives, Ile de la Reunion, China and Tanzania with a total of 12 hotels in its current development pipeline in Asia and Middle East.

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