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Radisson signs third hotel in Zambia
Radisson signs third hotel in ZambiaArticle

"We have been present in Zambia for many years and have long recognised the potential of the country. It was essential for us to complement our presence in Zambia with a resort offering in one of Africa's most visited leisure tourism destinations - the Victoria Falls."

14 Apr 2021

Accor opens internationally-branded hotel in Bridgwater
Accor opens internationally-branded hotel in BridgwaterArticle

The new-build property is the first ibis hotel in the UK to showcase Accor's new Plaza-design throughout...

31 Mar 2021

7 truths about the hotel industry the pandemic reminded us are real
7 truths about the hotel industry the pandemic reminded us are realArticle

Last year gave the hospitality industry a nasty shock, but it also provided an opportunity to create a new environment in which our behaviours and decision-making can contribute to the evolution of better societies and more solidarity...

Tim Cordon 17 Mar 2021

Africa hotel transactions set to increase as owners forced to consider disposal prospects - JLL
Africa hotel transactions set to increase as owners forced to consider disposal prospects - JLLArticle

According to JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group, Covid-19 is expected to impact the hotel sector in Sub-Saharan Africa in the long term with an increase in the number of transactions expected over the next few years...

12 Mar 2021

Radisson Individuals signs first property in Africa
Radisson Individuals signs first property in AfricaArticle

The Radisson Hotel Group has rolled our its first Radisson Individuals property in Africa, with the signing of Earl Heights Suites Hotel, a member of Radisson Individuals, Accra, Ghana...

3 Mar 2021

Radisson remains on track to boost Africa hotel development
Radisson remains on track to boost Africa hotel developmentArticle

Ahead of its five-year plan, the Radisson Hotel Group continues its transformation and seeks to cement its leadership across the continent but also aims to be recognized as one of the top three hotel brands in the world.

4 Feb 2021

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Radisson to debut 10th hotel in NigeriaArticle

The new addition further strengthens the group's presence in one of its key African markets, bringing its Nigerian portfolio to 10 hotels in operation and under development...

20 Nov 2020

Survival of the wisest - embracing wisdom under pressure
Survival of the wisest - embracing wisdom under pressureArticle

While it would be unfair to say that the hospitality and tourism sectors were hardest hit when the struggle has been global, this year has certainly forced us to face up to inevitable questions around our future survival prospects...

Ramsay Rankoussi 4 Nov 2020

Radisson debuts fourth brand in SA
Radisson debuts fourth brand in SAArticle

Radisson Hotel Group debuts its fourth brand in South Africa with the opening of Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre, Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo

3 Nov 2020

Radisson launches new brand, signs 10 hotels across EMEA region
Radisson launches new brand, signs 10 hotels across EMEA regionArticle

A number of hotels have already joined Radisson Individuals in the UK and Asia with additional properties in discussions in Italy, Germany, Russia and beyond...

21 Oct 2020

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Flyt Property Investment launches new hospitality groupArticle

Cape-based, Flyt Property Investment has launched Wink Aparthotels, a new hospitality group which aims to provide guests with the convenience of apartment living combined with the luxury and comfort of a hotel...

7 Oct 2020

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5 ways hoteliers can fight back in this time of Covid-19Article

When it comes to inter-provincial leisure travel under the recent national lockdown regulations, how quickly will the hospitality industry be able to bounce back?

24 Aug 2020

Paragon Architects highlights its Pullman Accra Airport City project in Ghana
Paragon Architects highlights its Pullman Accra Airport City project in GhanaArticle

The 40,000m2 Pullman Accra Airport City Hotel & Serviced Apartments in Ghana is Paragon Architects' largest design project to date and is currently under construction in Accra...

21 Aug 2020

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Radisson adds six new hotels to Africa portfolioArticle

Building on the recent announcement of its reinforced African development team structure, the announcement of the six new hotels further demonstrates the Group's commitment to the continent...

22 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 is threatening hotel development growth in AfricaArticle

"We see a slowdown in pipeline growth in 2020, as we all get to grips with the new reality. With so many of the players locked down, fewer deals will be signed, and it is inevitable that some of the planned openings in 2020 will be delayed..."

17 Jun 2020

Marriott expands SA footprint with opening of hotel and executive apartments
Marriott expands SA footprint with opening of hotel and executive apartmentsArticle

Marriott International is expanding its South African footprint with the opening of its Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch and Marriott Executive Apartments Johannesburg Melrose Arch....

3 Mar 2020

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Is tourism the answer to Ethiopia's job creation goal?Article

Could a surge in domestic and international travel be the answer Dr Ephrem Tekle, Jobs Creation Commissioner of Ethiopia, is looking for?

24 Feb 2020

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Accor set to expand Ethiopia footprint with new Ibis Styles hotelArticle

Accor Hotels, in partnership with Yuluch Elyano Trading plc, is expanding its presence in Ethiopia with the opening of a new property under its design-led economy brand, Ibis Styles...

13 Feb 2020

Radisson Hotel Group to debut its fourth brand in South Africa
Radisson Hotel Group to debut its fourth brand in South AfricaArticle

The Radisson Hotel Group has signed its first Radisson branded hotel in South Africa, the Radisson Safari Hotel Hoedspruit. The hotel, which will debut in 2022, marks the group's fourth brand and thirteenth hotel to open in South Africa...

4 Feb 2020

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Radisson Hotel set to debut in Reunion IslandArticle

The group is now present in three of the four main Indian Ocean Islands, bringing their Indian Ocean portfolio to seven hotels in operation and under development...

10 Jan 2020

Marriott, Landmark Sabbour sign agreement to open W Hotel in Cairo
Marriott, Landmark Sabbour sign agreement to open W Hotel in CairoArticle

Amr Sultan, Managing Director of Landmark Sabbour and Alex Kyriakidis, President & Managing Director, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International at the signing ceremony of W Cairo

17 Dec 2019

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Africa hotel market Q4 2019: Why investors are going at it aloneArticle

Hotel investors across the growing sub-Sahara African market are moving towards greater control of their portfolios through outright and majority ownership...

22 Nov 2019

Here are this year's Africa Property Investment Awards winners
Here are this year's Africa Property Investment Awards winnersArticle

Now in its third year, the Africa Property Investment (API) Awards recognises innovation and outstanding achievement in the property industry...

15 Oct 2019

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Radisson Hotel signs third brand to TunisiaArticle

The addition marks the group's fourth hotel in the country...

14 Oct 2019

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700 new hotel restaurants and bars will be opened in Africa by 2025Article

A new study forecasts that 700 new hotel restaurants and bars will be opened in Africa by 2025, in internationally branded hotels...

3 Oct 2019

Why mixed-use is the key to funding African hotel development
Why mixed-use is the key to funding African hotel developmentArticle

A new report from JLL, an international professional services firm specialising in real estate, has revealed that people seeking to finance new hotel projects in Africa will be much more successful if their hotel is part of a mixed-use development...

16 Sep 2019

Radisson Hotel's new opened Niamey hotel achieves Safehotels executive certification
Radisson Hotel's new opened Niamey hotel achieves Safehotels executive certificationArticle

The Safehotels certificate allows Radisson Hotel Group to add external validation to their safety and security programme and to create additional value for the guests, staff and owners...

13 Sep 2019

Despite challenges, Africa's hotel market experiences strong transactional growth
Despite challenges, Africa's hotel market experiences strong transactional growthArticle

Though Africa remains a market where hotel real estate investment is typically dominated by development, increasing transactional activity is providing much-needed liquidity...

25 Jun 2019

Marriott opens second Four Points hotel in Tanzania
Marriott opens second Four Points hotel in TanzaniaArticle

Designed for the modern traveller with an emphasis on approachable design, the hotel features 174 spacious and contemporary rooms including suites...

11 Jun 2019

Radisson identifies Indian Ocean as key market, set to double portfolio by 2022
Radisson identifies Indian Ocean as key market, set to double portfolio by 2022Article

During this years Indian Ocean Hotel Investment Forum event in Mauritius, the Radisson Hotel Group shared its Indian Ocean development strategy and market insight with hotel owners, developers, banks, investment funds and hotel groups...

29 May 2019

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W Hospitality names Radisson Blu Africa's fastest growing hotelArticle

Radisson Blu has for a second year in a row, secured the leading position as the hotel brand with the most hotels under development and the most hotel deals in its pipeline in Africa...

9 May 2019

Radisson Hotel Group signs three hotels to enter Madagascar
Radisson Hotel Group signs three hotels to enter MadagascarArticle

The Radisson Hotel Group has signed an agreement with Groupe Talys, for three hotels to enter Madagascar, namely the Radisson Blu Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront, Radisson Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront and Radisson Serviced Apartments Antananarivo City Centre...

30 Apr 2019

Investment into SA's hospitality set for further disruption, says JLL report
Investment into SA's hospitality set for further disruption, says JLL reportArticle

JLL has released its 2019 SA Hotel Investment Outlook report forecasting that R1.9bn will be invested into new hotels, and around R6.9bn in total over the next three years. This translates into 3,900 new rooms across South Africa...

24 Apr 2019

New report: Bots, AI, wearables, VR to create billion-dollar savings in tourism
New report: Bots, AI, wearables, VR to create billion-dollar savings in tourismArticle

Latest research from Colliers International, in partnership with ATM 2019, reveals potential multi-billion dollar savings for the tourism industry...

20 Mar 2019

#BizTrends2019: Redirecting an economy, a tourism imperative for 2019
#BizTrends2019: Redirecting an economy, a tourism imperative for 2019Article

Trends in tourism tend to speak towards hot destinations or new patterns of exploration; and, while those are always happening, there's an overarching trend that will influence how South Africans experience travel in 2019...

Avukile Mabombo 21 Dec 2018

Cape Town CBD continues to attract hotel property developers
Cape Town CBD continues to attract hotel property developersArticle

Even through South Africa's technical recession and the Western Cape drought, foreign tourism rose by 2.4% in 2017, building on a 12.8% increase in 2016...

21 Dec 2018

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BON Hotels adds new DRC development to its Africa portfolioArticle

BON Hotels have extended their African presence with the addition of its Karibu Kolwezi hotel. Situated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the 55-roomed hotel, which is scheduled to open in April next year, will be the first of its kind for the Lualaba Province of the DRC.

14 Dec 2018

Protea Hotels by Marriott signs second hotel in Ghana, a brand first in Accra
Protea Hotels by Marriott signs second hotel in Ghana, a brand first in AccraArticle

Protea Hotels by Marriott has announced its second hotel signing in Ghana - the Protea Hotel by Marriott Accra, Kotoka Airport...

20 Nov 2018

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Newly revamped President Hotel pays tribute to Cape TownArticle

Last month the President Hotel invited members of the press to view their newly refurbished floors, proudly paying tribute to the beauty of Cape Town...

Juanita Pienaar 19 Nov 2018

How building eco-friendly hotels can help develop ROI
How building eco-friendly hotels can help develop ROIArticle

In this day and age, building 'green' should be the norm rather than the exception, however, misconceptions on green building 'tax' still seem to hinder the decision...

16 Oct 2018

Hospitality market experiences positive growth in the Francophone Africa region
Hospitality market experiences positive growth in the Francophone Africa regionArticle

In a market first, the FrancoReal Summit taking place in Dakar, Senegal on 16 and 17 October 2018, will provide a platform for hospitality leaders to engage with regional investors and developers...

10 Oct 2018

Hotel investment strategies evolving in Sub-Saharan Africa
Hotel investment strategies evolving in Sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

Xander Nijnens of JLL Sub-Saharan Africa, recently presented insights from the report An Evolving Landscape - Spotlight on Africa 2018 - JLL Hotels and Hospitality at the 2018 Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Nairobi...

3 Oct 2018

Marriott International expected to increase Africa portfolio by 50%
Marriott International expected to increase Africa portfolio by 50%Article

Select-service brands and conversion opportunities spur growth by five new Marriott International hotel signings...

1 Oct 2018

Winners of the Africa Property Investment Awards 2018
Winners of the Africa Property Investment Awards 2018Article

The annual Africa Property Investment (API) Awards were celebrated by property developers, suppliers and owners from all over sub-Saharan Africa at the Sandton Convention Centre...

21 Sep 2018

HVS' Hotel Valuation Index reveals Africa hotel market evolving despite challenges
HVS' Hotel Valuation Index reveals Africa hotel market evolving despite challengesArticle

The fifth edition of the HVI analysed the hotel values of 26 markets operating in 19 African countries, providing crucial information for investors...

5 Sep 2018

Radisson Hotel Group expands hotel development in SA
Radisson Hotel Group expands hotel development in SAArticle

"As part of our five-year development plan, we have identified key cities for scaled growth, three of which are located in South Africa - Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban."

5 Sep 2018

Signature Lux Hotel by Onomo opens in Cape Town
Signature Lux Hotel by Onomo opens in Cape TownArticle

Following the opening of its Sandton, Johannesburg location, Signature Lux Hotel by Onomo will open its doors 500m outside of the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town in September 2018...

8 Aug 2018

Africa's hotel market sees growth in mixed-use developments
Africa's hotel market sees growth in mixed-use developmentsArticle

"We have definitely seen huge success across the continent when mixed-use developments incorporate hotel components because it gives hotel guests the level of urban comfort they demand, while allowing developers to spread their financial risk."

30 Jul 2018

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