Kalahari Resorts and Conventions named one of America's best midsize employers for 2021 by Forbes

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions opened its Round Rock location Nov. 14. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions opened its Round Rock location Nov. 14. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions opened its Round Rock location Nov. 14. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions has been named one of America’s Best Midsize Employers in 2021 by Forbes. Kalahari has four locations, one of which opened in Round Rock on Nov. 14.

The African-themed resorts are home to America’s largest indoor water parks, according to a press release. All the resorts feature spas, entertainment centers, restaurants, retail shops and a convention center.



Kalahari Resorts in Round Rock recently celebrated the opening of Amatuli, its outdoor entertainment, artisan and dining space from March 26-28.

Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to compile the list, surveying 50,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees, according to the release. Participants were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their employers to friends and family.

"It is an honor to be acknowledged for our company's commitment not only to the customer experience, but to our staff, who help make Kalahari Resorts the special places that they are in their respective communities," Kalahari Resorts and Conventions owner Todd Nelson said.

By Megan Cardona

Reporter, Round Rock, Pflugerville-Hutto

Megan is the Hutto reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions. In 2020, she graduated with a degree in communication from UT-Arlington, where she worked at the student newspaper, The Shorthorn, for two years covering student affairs, campus administration and the city of Arlington.