New Hotel Openings Africa 2017 News

Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech to open in May

Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech to open in May

13 April 2017 Hotel News

AccorHotels has announced the signing of a hotel management agreement with New Mauritius Hotels, one of the oldest and largest owning and management hospitality companies based in Mauritius. The new agreement will see AccorHotels re-launch the existing property under the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts brand in May 2017.

The Ritz Hotel, Cape Town set to open its doors in March

The Ritz Hotel, Cape Town set to open its doors in March

6 February 2017 Hotel News

The Ritz Hotel, Cape Town has been undergoing an extensive R120 million makeover, spearheaded by Shimmy Luxury Collection. Benchmarked against the most exclusive collections in the world, SLC is set to shake up the hospitality landscape in South Africa.

Iberostar Club Palmeraie Marrakech opens in Morocco

Iberostar Club Palmeraie Marrakech opens in Morocco

30 January 2017 Hotel News

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts is continuing with its ambitious expansion plan by opening another hotel in North Africa this April. The Iberostar Club Palmeraie Marrakech will be a fully renovated four-star hotel that has been redesigned in keeping with the brand’s quality standards.

Renaissance Lagos Ikeja Hotel takes brand into sub-Saharan Africa

Renaissance Lagos Ikeja Hotel takes brand into sub-Saharan Africa

20 January 2017 Hotel News

Located in Nigeria’s commercial centre and city known for its music, fashion, cuisine, art and nightlife, the Renaissance Lagos Ikeja will offer world-class amenities, modern aesthetic, sophisticated service and unique programming that reflect the brand’s signature approach to feed the curiosity, fuel the imagination and excite the senses of its guests.

The Oberoi Marrakech, Morocco to open in 2017

The Oberoi Marrakech, Morocco to open in 2017

16 January 2017 Hotel News

The Oberoi Group plans to open its first Moroccan outpost in 2017 and expand its Oberoi Spa and wellness experiences within a luxury destination retreat. Located just 20 minutes from the city centre, The Oberoi Marrakech, Morocco will be situated within 25 acres of citrus orchards and olive groves, offering a peaceful sanctuary from the bustle of the Medina and spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains.

Marriott welcomes Sheraton Annaba to Algeria

Marriott welcomes Sheraton Annaba to Algeria

10 January 2017 Hotel News

Marriott International has further expanded in Algeria with the opening of its seventh hotel in the country, Sheraton Annaba. The company already operates six hotels in Algeria including Constantine Marriott Hotel, Renaissance Tlemcen Hotel, Sheraton Club des Pins, Sheraton Oran, Le Meridien Oran and Four Points by Sheraton Oran amounting to 1,580 rooms.

Pinnon Safari Lodge set to launch in Zambia in spring 2017

Pinnon Safari Lodge set to launch in Zambia in spring 2017

8 December 2016 Hotel News

May 2017 will see the official launch of Pinnon Safari Lodge, an independently owned and managed safari lodge located in the Kafue National Park, Zambia. Situated on the banks of the Kafue River and surrounded by the most stunning variety of birds and wildlife, Pinnon Lodges offers an authentically wild safari experience.

Marriott opens first hotel in Rwanda

Marriott opens first hotel in Rwanda

9 October 2016 Hotel News

Marriott International has opened the doors of its first Marriott Hotel in Rwanda, bringing the signature brand’s welcoming service and world-class amenities to sub-Saharan Africa for the first time in its nearly 90-year history. “Rwanda is going through an economic transformation and we are proud to be a part of it,” said Marriott International president Arne Sorenson.

Best Western expands into East Africa with Kenya property

Best Western expands into East Africa with Kenya property

8 October 2016 Hotel News

Best Western Hotels & Resorts is adding another hotel to its East African portfolio. The newest addition is BW Premier Collection - The Alba, located in Nairobi, Kenya. Centrally located, with easy access to businesses, offices, banks, shopping and tourist attractions, it is the ideal place to stay in Nairobi for either business or pleasure.

AHIF 2016: Hilton to bring first modular hotel to Africa

AHIF 2016: Hilton to bring first modular hotel to Africa

Hilton Worldwide has marked this year’s African Hotel Investment Forum with the announcement of new properties and extensions in three African countries. It continues the company’s commitment to expansion across the continent as it seeks to double its footprint from its existing 39 hotels to more than 80 hotels in the next three to five years.