Golden Tulip takes on West Africa hotel

Golden Tulip Hospitality has signed a management agreement for Golden Tulip Accra effective as per July 2006. Golden Tulip takes over the management of Golden Tulip Accra; Golden Tulip Hospitality Group to operate first hotel in the Western African Region and aims to grow substantially in the coming years

The Golden Tulip Accra is owned by GLAHCO Hotels & Tourism Development Company Ltd. and has been with Golden Tulip under a franchise agreement since 1992.

Golden Tulip Accra is a first class African Style Business Hotel with 234 superior guestrooms and centrally located in the developing business district of Accra. The hotel is set in spacious grounds with surrounding tropical gardens ideal for both business and leisure guests. The hotel offers various business and relaxation facilities such as a Piano Lounge, the “Ahengua Grill” an a la carte restaurant, pool bar, meeting rooms for up to 300 delegates and a casino.

Mr. Ernest Asamoah, Executive Director of GLAHCO Hotels & Tourism Development Company Ltd. comments: “We are delighted to sign a management agreement with Golden Tulip Hospitality Management. In today’s climate, there is a strong need for rationalizing hotel operations and with the international recognition of Golden Tulip, I feel the Golden Tulip will be in a good hands to continue delivering positive returns and subsequently increase its property value:”

Hans Kennedie, Managing Director & CEO of Golden Tulip Hospitality, adds: “We are extremely pleased with the addition of Golden Tulip Accra to our Hotel Management portfolio. This hotel has been with Golden Tulip under a franchise agreement for over 14 years and we look forward in implementing our management formula to continue to position itself highly in the hospitality world.”


Golden Tulip’s portfolio in the African Continent comprises of 10 hotels in Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Tanzania and Tunisia.