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THINC Africa 2017: Exciting future for African hotel market

“The evolution of the hotel market across Africa continues with some of the largest international brands announcing they were opening hotels in new countries."

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Escalating investment activity in sub-Saharan Africa hotel sector predicted

Observing a notable increase in liquidity in the sub-Saharan Africa hotel real estate market over the past six months, commercial real estate specialist JLL predicts escalating investment activity in the sector...

10 Feb 2017

Inaugural Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards launched

BHN has teamed up with GuestRevu and the Glion Institute of Higher Education, to launch the inaugural Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards (BoHos), open to any international boutique, lifestyle or hybrid hotel...

30 Jan 2017

Renaissance Hotels makes its debut in Nigeria

Renaissance Hotels has announced the opening of its first hotel in Sub-Saharan Africa - the Renaissance Lagos Ikeja Hotel located in Nigeria's commercial centre...

23 Jan 2017

How to address the needs of the uncompromising customer

Intercontinental Hotels Group's 2017 Trends Report highlights the uncompromising nature of today's customer...

19 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Driving growth in African tourism

Africa was once perceived as relatively dangerous and expensive, with either luxury accommodation or poor quality hotels. Now people understand you can have an amazing experience...

13 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The future of marketing in 360-degrees

The technology to watch in 2017 is Virtual Reality - along with the accompanying practice of 360-degree videography, the mechanism used by consumers and professionals to create immersive virtual reality experiences...

By Andre Van Kets 12 Jan 2017

Biggest hotel acquisition in Sub-Saharan Africa

Quantum Global's Hotel Fund Acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra…

12 Jan 2017

Wellness in the wilderness: African tourism lends itself to wellness travel

According to the report, safari holidays - one of Africa's most important segments - are increasingly including yoga, spa, and meditation as part of the itinerary...

10 Nov 2016

BON Hotels takes to Nigeria with nine hotels across five cities

BON Hotels hosted their official launch in Nigeria at BON Hotel Stratton Asokoro in Abuja...

31 Oct 2016

IHG introduces trio of lifestyle brands to AMEA region

IHG plans to strengthen its positions as a leading lifestyle hotel operator in the AMEA region by introducing EVEN Hotels, Hotel Indigo, and Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants...

26 Oct 2016

Jumia furthers hospitality technology with launch of Extranet Web

Jumia Travel has launched the web version of the Extranet App on Android with the aim to give hotel managers more flexibility and independence.

12 Oct 2016

Carlson Rezidor on track with hotel developments in Africa

Carlson Rezidor is on track to achieve its target of more than 23,000 rooms open or under development in Africa by the end of 2020...

7 Oct 2016

Hilton increases presence in Africa with Hilton Lagos Airport

Hilton has signed a management agreement to open a 350 guest room and suite hotel at Lagos' Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Nigeria, set to open in 2023...

6 Oct 2016

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