Archive for November 2015

COUNT DOWN TO 100 YEARS

13 November 2015 Fireworks and a vintage car parade will mark the centenary of Meikles Hotel this weekend, when the hotel marks 100 years of operation since its opening on November 15 1915. On Saturday November 14, the Vintage and Classic Car Club of Zimbabwe will have a run through Harare in celebration of the event, featuring cars from each of the 10 decades of the hotel s operational life. The run will feature more than two dozen vehicles, including one that d...

ANOTHER HISTORICAL LOOK AT MEIKLES HOTEL

13 November 2015 Another historical look at Meikles Hotel, as we share this delightful moment in Zimbabwe’s history, when leaders from across the world were hosted by new leaders of Zimbabwe, including the then Prime Minister Robert Mugabe, to a superb banquet in Meikles Hotel’s Stewart Rooms, just hours before the country’s new flag was raised. The date was late evening on Thursday April 17 1980. In the picture if guest of honour Prince Charles...