New Hotel Openings Africa 2016 News

Swiss International opens second upscale hotel in Kenya

Swiss International opens second upscale hotel in Kenya

29th Oct 2016 Hotel News

The Swiss International Lenana Nairobi is opening its doors in the heart of the capital city of Kenya, Nairobi. This global chain further builds its presence on the African Continent, with a second hotel to open in East Africa’s robustly growing country of Kenya. The newly built, Swiss International Lenana hotel is an upscale hotel with 133 rooms and suites located on Ralph Bunche Road, which is known for its close proximity to the central business district, a number of government offices and embassies.

&Beyond Matetsi River Lodge opens following refurbishment

&Beyond Matetsi River Lodge opens following refurbishment

20th Oct 2016 Hotel News

The brand new &Beyond Matetsi River Lodge has opened near Victoria Falls, following an extensive multi-million-pound refurbishment. Situated on a 50,000 hectare private wildlife concession on the Zambezi River, the lodge is set to provide the most luxurious accommodation and most unique wildlife experiences in the area. &Beyond Matetsi River Lodge consists of two camps of nine suites each, including a family suite at each camp.

Hilton reveals Africa’s tallest hotel development

Hilton reveals Africa’s tallest hotel development

5th Oct 2016 Hotel News

Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Jabavu Village to open a 255 guest-room and suite hotel in Kenya’s capital. The hotel is set to open in 2020 and joins 50 Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties trading or under development in 17 countries across Africa.

Radisson Blu Hotel Marrakech Carré Eden opens in Morocco

Radisson Blu Hotel Marrakech Carré Eden opens in Morocco

14th Sep 2016 Hotel News

Radisson Blu Hotel Marrakech Carré Eden has opened its doors to the first guests in Morocco. Situated on Boulevard Mohamed V, the hotel is in the heart of the trendy Guéliz district, known for its great shops, bars and clubs. It’s just a short amble from the old medina, with its ancient souks, alleys and the atmospheric Djemaa el-Fna square.

&Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge reopens in South Africa

&Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge reopens in South Africa

9th Aug 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

The old family favourite &Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge, which sits on a big five private game reserve that shares unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park in South Africa, has re-opened following a US$2 million rebuild and refurbishment. The brilliant transformation and elegant new look has kept Ngala’s genteel and romantic safari feel but enhanced the guest offering.

&Beyond Matetsi River Lodge opens in Zimbabwe

&Beyond Matetsi River Lodge opens in Zimbabwe

4th Aug 2016 Hotel News

The brand new &Beyond Matetsi River Lodge has opened near Victoria Falls, following an extensive multi-million-pound refurbishment. Situated on a 50,000 hectare private wildlife concession on the Zambezi River, the lodge is set to provide the most luxurious accommodation and most unique wildlife experiences in the area. &Beyond Matetsi River Lodge consists of two camps of nine suites each, including a family suite at each camp.

Chobe Water Villas opens to guests in Namibia

Chobe Water Villas opens to guests in Namibia

4th Jul 2016 Hotel News

In contrast to the sand dunes of the Namib Desert, visitors to the Zambezi region in the north of the country are greeted with lush green and wild river landscapes.  Located in the 150 square metre Kasika conservancy in the middle of the protected Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Area, the Chobe Water Villas – part of the Ohlthaver & List Group – has opened to guests.

&Beyond Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp reopens in Botswana

&Beyond Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp reopens in Botswana

21st Jun 2016 Hotel News

&Beyond Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp in Botswana has reopened following an extensive refurbishment and refresh. The camp has light and airy interiors that retain the original safari feel while giving it a fresh and glamorous new look. The nine exclusive tented suites have undergone a complete transformation.

Rotana to open Arjaan property in Marrakech, Morocco

Rotana to open Arjaan property in Marrakech, Morocco

7th Jun 2016 Hotel News

Rotana has announced the signing of a new agreement to manage an “Arjaan Hotel Apartments by Rotana” property in Morocco. The 140-key development, the first from the company in the country, will be located within M Avenue; the new high-end shopping, entertainment and residential destination in Marrakech.

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort reopens in Mozambique

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort reopens in Mozambique

4th Apr 2016 Hotel News

Secluded on a pristine private island in the Quirimbas Archipelago off the northern coast of Mozambique, Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort has reopened following an extensive refurbishment. The 12-villa, adults-only African island hideaway now features refreshed décor, luxury villa upgrades and new signature experiences, including a Robinson Crusoe-style star bed for the ultimate romantic escape.

Hilton Worldwide reaches centenary milestone with latest property

Hilton Worldwide reaches centenary milestone with latest property

21st Jan 2016 Hotel News

Hilton Hotels & Resorts today officially announced its first hotel in Chad, Hilton N’Djamena which takes Hilton Worldwide’s overall presence to 100 countries and territories. The 194-room property, offering breathtaking panoramic views of Chari River, is located in the new and upmarket district of Sabangali in N’Djamena.

Rotana unveils ambitious expansion plans for 2016

Rotana unveils ambitious expansion plans for 2016

5th Nov 2015 Hotel News

Rotana Hotels & Resorts, one of the leading hospitality management groups in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe is set to continue its ambitious expansion with the opening of 15 properties across the remainder of this year and 2016. With flourishing development being made in its growth strategy, Rotana is further strengthening its presence in Turkey and Bahrain, while 2016 will also see the opening of the group’s first property in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo marking Rotana’s increasing footprint in Africa.