Kenya`s first all-suite hotel, with 146 elegant suites, several restaurants & bars, health club & swimming pool, casino and a conference & business center. Mr. Kushnir served as the hotel`s Project and Procurement General Manager, and helped to raise $45 million in financing, primarily from Kenyan entrepreneurs.
The Diani Reef Grand Hotel is a luxurious, 300 room, 5-star resort on the Mombasa Coast of Kenya. It is a small paradise on the shores of the Indian Ocean and boasts 1,000 ft. of beach frontage, 6 specialty restaurants, and a wide expanse of well-manicured gardens. In creating this resort, Mr. Kushnir arranged the financing from the ILO (International Labor Organization) and the Central Bank of Kenya, and negotiated the management agreement with Sofitel. The total project cost was approximately 45 million USD.