Tongabezi Named Among the Top 100 Places to Stay in the World

LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA (10/25/06) — Tongabezi Lodge, near Victoria Falls in southern Zambia, was voted one of the best places in the world to stay by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler Magazine in a survey to determine the Best in the World. The announcement was made in the November issue of this prestigious publication.

Conde Nast Traveler conducts a survey among its readers annually in order to make its final selections. Criterion scores, which represent the percent of respondents rating an excellent or very good, are averaged to determine the final score. The criteria is based on ambience, culture/sites, friendliness, lodging, restaurants, and shopping.

Tongabezi, with a score of 94.9, was listed as #41 in the Top 100 list worldwide. There were no other properties from Zambia included. It was also named fifth best resort or camp in all of Africa and the Middle East.

Tongabezi is one of those rare destinations that’s exotic yet relaxing, adventurous yet diverse, fun yet romantic. Four exquisite guest houses and five cottages feature sweeping views of the Zambezi River and each offers such extras as soft down pillows and duvets, oversized windows or open front for enjoying the untamed, spectacular beauty of Zambia, and dinner under the stars.

Rates at Tongabezi begin at US$355 per guest per night, depending on the season. Rates include all meals, bar, and inclusive activities. For reservations, contact Tongabezi Lodge by visiting or email .

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