Hica News

Morocco signs up to WTTC campaign

Morocco signs up to WTTC campaign

The Moroccan minister of tourism & handicraft, Yassir Zenagui, has received an Open Letter from the World Travel & Tourism Council and United Nations World Tourism Organisation highlighting the importance tourism for national and international economic development. Zenagui received the letter on behalf of the chief of the government of Morocco, Abbas El Fassi, as the Africa Hotel Investment Conference held in Casablanca, Morocco.

West Africa: The Case for Hotel Investment

West Africa: The Case for Hotel Investment

2nd Sep 2011 Focus

The contribution of tourism to African economic and social development should not be underestimated, according to the hosts of a new tourism industry event designed to explore possibilities of investment in the region.

Africa’s hospitality gains reflected in strong HICA line-up

Africa’s hospitality gains reflected in strong HICA line-up

The rapid rise of Africa’s hospitality industry is being reflected in a strong line-up of 45 speakers including five ministers confirmed for the Hotel Investment Conference Africa. The inaugural conference will take place in Casablanca, Morocco on 26-27 September 2011, and is expected to attract delegates from all over the world interested in learning how to do business on the African continent.

Joburg builds world-class hospitality credentials

Joburg builds world-class hospitality credentials

7th Oct 2010 Focus

The city of Johannesburg is poised to add another feather to its illustrious business cap when it steps up to host the 2010 Hospitality Investment Conference Africa. The move reflects the City of Gold’s fast-growing reputation as the business capital of Africa with 19 new hotel openings in the past two years, plus a host of infra-structure upgrades.