Africa: Recession and price gaming has made customers more abusive in Nigeria – report says

Recession and price gaming has made customers more abusive in Nigeria – report says -predicts 7.3% decline in tourism contribution to the GDP, if negative impact on tourism’s downward spiral is not quickly arrested -2016, there were 61 new hotels with 10,222 rooms added in Nigeria By Renn Offor Jumia Travels has released its annual Nigerian Hospitality Report for 2017 […]

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Hospitality: Sheraton Hotel shuts down due to Bankruptcy

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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: The 4 Cs of Luxury travels in Africa

By Arnie Weissmann Luxury travel to poor destinations can spur emotional dissonance. I remember wondering, when the Sheraton in Addis Ababa first opened, how a visitor could, fresh from a drive through the substantial slums of Ethiopia’s capital, fully enjoy the property’s French restaurant and choreographed fountain displays. And, truth be told, you don’t have to be living the luxe […]

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