News: Swiss International opens 2 more hotels in Saudi Arabia


Swiss International proudly announces the opening of the chain’s 6th and 7th Hotel in Saudi Arabia, Swiss International Boutique Saif – Al Rass and Swiss International Tabuk Hotel. After entering major cities like Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah and waving its flags in Al Baha and Turaif, Swiss International now sets its foot in the Tabuk Province and Al Rass region of […]

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Africa: Maison Fahrenheit hotel Partner Akwaaba African Travel Market for 13th edition


Maison Fahrenheit Hotel one of the uniquely designed hospitality facilities in Lagos is partnering with Akwaaba African Travel Market for the 13th edition of the yearly event slated for September 10-12 2017 at Eko Hotel and Suites. The Hotel located on the Island has 26 exceptionally decorated room and 4 suites with a varied mix of Svengali’s trademark, exquisite and […]

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Africa: Movenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra wins another Green globe certification


Movenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra is a contemporary 5-star hotel set in an urban oasis within Ghana’s central business district. The Accra Financial Centre, World Trade Centre, International Conference Centre and Government Ministries are all situated close by. Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra is proud to announce its sixth consecutive Green Globe Certification. Both management and staff have worked together on improving […]

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Africa: WIHN to drive growth of hospitality industry in Nigeria


Women In Hospitality Nigeria (WIHN), a group of vibrant women in the industry held its maiden seminar to address the hurdles faced by women in the sector. Speaking at the seminar which took place at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, President and Founder WIHN, Amaka Amatokwu-Ndekwu, said the WIHN has a mission to inspire and empower women in the […]

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Africa: Nike Lake Resort to participate at 13th Akwaaba Travel Market


Nike Lake Resort Enugu, one of the famous hospitality brands in the country has announced her participation at the 13th AKWAABA 2017 Exhibition starting September 10th-12th, 2017. The 3-Star hotel with world class facilities and well-trained staff has the best service to make guests and clients’ stay a memorable one. With 210 well- appointed rooms and suites plus 10 self- […]

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South African Hotels surviving on Inbound Tourism as locals reduce trips under recession


Rising fuel prices, an economy in recession, record levels of unemployment, political uncertainty and the threat of further downgrades to the country’s credit rating, has pushed struggling South Africans to to the brink. And unless you are leaving the country for good in search of greener pastures, as has been reported in recent months, the chances are you aren’t taking […]

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Africa: Increased flights raise hotel occupancy by 25% at Victoria Falls


Hotel operators in Victoria Falls are reporting a better-than-expected half year profit and raising their earnings forecast for the year, helped by a boost in business travel following a recently commissioned $150 million international airport. This comes after Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airways in April introduced direct flights to Victoria Falls from Nairobi and Addis Ababa respectively, attracting increased air […]

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Africa: With 7,232 Hotels Ghana’s Tourism Sector has been growing despite challenges


While the world reels under economic challenges brought on mainly by the collapse of global crude prices, Ghana’s hotel industry has remained resilient, a report by global accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) received here on Wednesday said. This, it said, was the result of steps taken by government to diversify the economy, such as promoting the hospitality and tourism sector. […]

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Africa: Ghana hotels first to launch Handy Travellers phone in Africa


Tink Labs Limited, one of Hong Kong’s most successful start-ups that revolutionizes travel and tourism on Wednesday, July 26, launched its Handy Smartphone and announced its partnership with Ghanaian hotels to offer mobile travel solution to visitors. The device helps travellers meet their unlimited demand for internet connection services in and outside the hotel room and at the same time […]

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Chairman Kenya Tourism Federation becomes Group CEO of Sun Africa Hotels in Nairobi

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It can now be revealed that Mohammed Hersi, former CEO of Heritage Hotels and current Chairman of the Kenya Tourism Federation, will be moving to Nairobi where he is joining Sun Africa Hotels as Group Chief Executive Officer. From the varied portfolio of beach and bush at Heritage will he take on an even more varied portfolio comprising some of […]

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