Africa: Int’l hospitality brands in Nigeria challenge local brands to raise their standards – Fasugba

      Int’l hospitality brands in Nigeria challenge local brands to raise their standards – Fasugba By Renn Offor Against the argument in several quarters that the rising presence and seeming dominance of international hospitality management brands in Nigeria is threatening the continued existence and success of smaller indigenous brands, General Manager of Sabitex Hotel, Mr. Fasugba Olalekan, has […]

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Africa:Experience splendid valentine at Benin Royal Hotel

    Experience splendid valentine at Benin Royal Hotel Benin Royal Hotel is offering guest and visitors the opportunity to experience this year’s Valentine season like no other in a royal atmosphere which the hotel is known for. The four star hotel in the heart of the city of Cotonou and 10 minutes drive from the international airport, said guests […]

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African Hotels: Southern Sun To treat Guests with Special Valentine’s Promo

    Southern Sun To treat Guests with Special Valentine’s Promo By Friday Nwosu As the Valentine fever gradually gains momentum, Southern Sun Ikoyi is promising its regular guests and visitors bumper packages for the seasons as the hotel has designed enthralling and memorable packages for couples and their loved ones. Speaking about the special offer for this year’s romantic […]

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Hospitality: Sheraton Hotel shuts down due to Bankruptcy

Sheraton Hotel shuts down due to Bankruptcy In changes to the Brussels hospitality scene, Marriott International has opened its second Courtyard property just as Belgium’s largest hotel, the Sheraton Brussels, has been forced to close due to the bankruptcy of its operating company. Part of the Eurpean Quarter’s Marriott corner, the Courtyard Brussels EU offers 180 rooms, free wi-fi, a […]

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Tourism: 500,000 Africans visited Dubai in 7 months of 2016 now Dubai wants 2 million

500,000 Africans visited Dubai in 7 months of 2016 now Dubai wants 2 million After having established itself as a leading destination for business tourism and luxury, the emirate of Dubai mostly targets the wealthier clientele. A new Dubai tourism strategy has been put in place to attract visitors from Africa. The objective and the ambition of the tourism department […]

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African Hotels: Marriott International Introduces Three New Brands to Cape Town

The world’s leading hotel company, Marriott International, has announced plans for the construction of three new hotel properties in Cape Town, in partnership with the Amdec Group. These will be three new hotels in the city: one under the company’s signature brand, Marriott Hotels®, which will be the first Marriott Hotel in Cape Town; the second under the upscale extended […]

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African Hotels: BON Hotels launches CSR platform, BONangels, in Africa

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  BON Hotels, a South African-based hospitality company that owns, manages and markets hotels throughout Africa, has expanded on its CSR initiatives with the introduction of BONangels, a platform launched in South Africa and Namibia earlier this year which is now being rolled out to nine hotels across five cities in Nigeria, and hotels in Uganda and Ethiopia. BONangels will […]

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Africa: 16 hotels in Kenya to be constructed in the next five years

16 hotels in Kenya are projected to be constructed in the next five years the most recent PwC report which focuses on hotels in Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritius, Nigeria and South Africa has revealed. The report further indicates that Kenya’s vigorous economic growth will play a very important role in attracting new hotel developers and business travelers as well as domestic […]

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Africa: Azalai Hotels West Africa’s only chain joins World Hotels network

LONDON, England and FRANKFURT, Germany – Worldhotels expands into Africa by joining forces with the Azalaï Hotels Group – the first African private hotel chain in West Africa. As part of the agreement, six Azalaï Hotels in Burkina Faso, Benin, Mali and Guinea-Bissau have joined Worldhotels’ global network of almost 500 hotels worldwide, taking advantage of the group’s 360° solution, […]

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Africa: We want to be a good four star hotel-JOHN ELLIOT

La Palm Royal Beach Hotel is one of the top rated hotels in Accra, Ghana favoured by many Nigerian travellers to Accra. The general manager of the hotel, John Elliot, speaks to ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA on the allure of the hotel for Nigerians, hospitality in Ghana and his career path among others. What are the attractions that La Palm holds […]

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