Safari Valley Resort, the epitome of luxury and refinement nestled in Ghana’s breathtaking landscapes, played host to an extraordinary private event organized by The Macallan, the world’s leading single malt whisky brand. The exclusive event gathered some illustrious men and women representing the tastemakers from Ghana, Ivory Coast, and Mali.
Amidst the lush surroundings of Safari Valley Resort, The Macallan curated an experience filled with golf sessions, open-air dinners, safari tours, whisky tasting, tree planting, and networking in an atmosphere of opulence and prestige.
By partnering with Safari Valley Resort, The Macallan created an environment that perfectly complemented the experiences and connections forged among its A-list guests. Alhaji Yusif Ibrahim, Executive Chairman of the Dara Salaam Group and Board Chair of GT Bank Ghana, known for his visionary leadership that has shaped Ghana’s financial landscape, graced the occasion. Also in attendance was Sir Sam E. Jonah, President of AngloGold Ashanti, celebrated for his entrepreneurial acumen and significant contributions to West Africa’s business sector.
The event was also witnessed by Tawia Addo-Ashong, the Board Chairman of Stanbic Bank, and Ashok Mohinani, CEO of Mohinani Group of Companies. These individuals embody the pinnacle of success in their respective fields.
“We have hosted so many events here, and this is the best so far,” says Samuel Dartey, Founder and CEO of Safari Valley, who believes guests will talk about the experience for a long time. “At a point, it was drizzling and not a single person stood up to leave. That’s how much they were enjoying themselves. I have never seen anything like it.”On his part, Edrington’s Customer Marketing Manager for West, Central, and North Africa, Abayomi Ajao, stated that the event was an opportunity to showcase The Macallan’s longstanding commitment to its African market. “The Macallan has also provided a platform for guests to forge new connections, indulge in unique experiences, and create lasting memories,” he said.
The unrivalled allure of Safari Valley Resort, coupled with The Macallan’s ability to captivate the palates of discerning connoisseurs, created a truly remarkable gathering that strengthened Safari Valley Resort’s status as the go-to destination for the region’s elite. The event marked the collaboration between the finest in hospitality and luxury spirits and created an unforgettable experience for all guests.
Beyond exclusive events, The Macallan’s parent company, Edrington, and Safari Valley Resort share a common dedication to empowering local communities and promoting sustainability. As part of this event, Edrington organised a tree planting exercise at Safari Valley Resort, uniting its valued guests in their shared commitment to environmental responsibility and contributing to reforestation efforts in Ghana.