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Mudavadi among guests during Hotel Sapphire relaunch in Mombasa

Pomp and celebrations over the weekend marked the official relaunch of the Hotel Sapphire in Mombasa County.

Led by Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi, Speaker of the National Assembly Moses Wetangula, businessman Mr Al Noor Jiwan’s family, hotel staff and guests joined in an elaborate ceremony to celebrate the relaunch gala.

Speaking during the event, the PCS said that the tourism sector is in need of support as it provides employment for around 1.6 million Kenyans and contributes significantly to Kenya’s GDP.

“We commend his courage and confidence in the Kenyan market. With the positive statistics emerging, we encourage more investors to overlook the political noise and consider local investment in the travel, tourism, and hospitality sector,” he said.

He added that Kenyans are eager to support the government’s efforts in revitalizing the economy instead of engaging in activities that hinder the country’s prosperity.

The relaunch gala was a splendid and unforgettable event that marked the grand reopening of the esteemed hotel.

It was an evening of celebration, sophistication, and luxury which was attended by esteemed government officials, distinguished guests, and prominent members of the community.

The event aimed to reintroduce the hotel as a premier destination for both business and leisure travellers, showcasing the extensive renovations and upgrades that transformed the property into a world-class venue.

The relaunch event sought to showcase the extensive renovations and upgrades undertaken in the hotel, emphasizing the enhancements made to our rooms, suites, public areas, and facilities.

This provided an opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to offering a refined luxurious guest experience and strengthen existing partnerships with corporate clients, event planners, and travel agents, fostering mutually beneficial relationships and enhancing our reputation as a preferred venue for conferences and events.

Sapphire Hotel is located in the heart of Mombasa’s central business district.