Sunbird in Zomba Mountain Reforestation Campaign – Malawi Nyasa Times

To complement the government’s efforts to plant more trees, Sunbird Tourism adopted a section of the Zomba Mountain Forest and planted approximately 3,600 native trees.

The event is supported by the Department of Forestry, which is responsible for the management of the Zomba Mountain Forest Plantation.

Speaking in an interview after the exercise, Sunbird Hotels and Resorts Chief Operating Officer Oswald Bwemba said that Zomba Mountain is home to the magnificent Sunbird Kuchawe, which sits on the edge of the 7,000ft Zomba Plateau, commanding one of the most fascinating. seen in Malawi.

It is also a rare ecotourism treasure for Malawi and as such dedicated reforestation efforts will ensure that the beauty and attractiveness of the upland plantation forest is maintained.

Bwemba said the montane forest provides access to an unprecedented high tropical microclimate and huge bird biodiversity and they will take care of it for the next 10 years.

“The adoption of the allocated lot on the mountain for the next ten years and the tree planting exercise carried out today is a demonstration of our commitment to green initiatives for sustainable tourism and to caring for mother nature as a way to give back to the community whose life depends on the forest ecosystem through our corporate social responsibility strategy under the pillar of environmental enrichment.

“It is also in our singular interest to ensure that the forest is well reforested and managed as it is a source of unique tourism products, under the theme of ecotourism, and provides Sunbird Kuchawe with a captivating blend of serenity and beauty. exclusivity,” he said.

Sunbird Hotels and Resorts is Malawi’s leading hotel chain with nine properties including four city hotels in the three regions of Malawi namely Sunbird Capital, Sunbird Mount Soche, Sunbird Lilongwe and Sunbird Mzuzu.

There are also three popular beach resorts along Lake Malawi namely Sunbird Waterfront, Sunbird Livingstonia, Sunbird Nkopola, a beachfront inn on the northern shore of the lake, Sunbird Chintheche and an iconic hill station in the former capital of Zomba and Sunbird Kuchawe.

Sunbird Hotels & Resorts “the home of hospitality” is known for providing excellent personalized service, excellent cuisine and comfortable accommodation.

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