Emaar Hospitality Group signs for property in Lomé, Togo

Emaar Hospitality Group signs for property in Lomé, Togo

Emaar Hospitality Group has, in partnership with the Kalyan Group, marked its expansion to sub-Saharan Africa to operate Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo, a hotel set in the heart of the city and in the tallest building in Togo.

Only seven kilometres from the Lomé–Tokoin International Airport, which connects Togo to key African cities as well as Europe and beyond, Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo will be operated by Address Hotels + Resorts.

Address is the premium lifestyle hotel and serviced residences brand of Emaar Hospitality Group, which will assume the management of the property shortly.

Located near the Monument de l’Independance (Monument of Independence), Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo will open doors to welcome guests shortly following the rebranding of the property, which was first established in 1980.

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Bringing the ‘where life happens’ philosophy of Address Hotels + Resorts, Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo will have 256 rooms and suites and 64 serviced apartments as well as an array of themed restaurants, meeting venues and other attractions.

Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo is a hotel project under Address Hotels + Resorts, which has six operational hotels in Dubai that are popular among African guests to the city.

Togo marks the sixth international destination for the hotel brand that has upcoming hotel projects in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, Bahrain and The Maldives, in addition to several new openings in the UAE.

The management agreement was signed by Olivier Harnisch, chief executive of Emaar Hospitality Group, and Ashok Gupta, chief executive of Kalyan Hospitality Development Togo.

The Kalyan Group has large diversified business with interests in commodities, dry bulk shipping, hospitality, investments and large-scale farming, among others and has developed core expertise specialising in revamping and bringing back to life national heritage assets and historical properties.

Having redeveloped the hotel to world-class standards in an unprecedented 15 months, the Kalyan Group facilitated Togo’s hosting of major international events, including the African Hospitality International Forum 2016.