Radisson Hotel Group is entering its 32nd African market and second Indian Ocean territory, Madagascar, with the signing of a portfolio deal of three hotels and a total of 254 rooms.
The agreement was signed with Groupe Talys.
Radisson has 89 hotels and more than 17,000 rooms in operation and under development in Africa.
The group remains on track to reach 130 hotels and more than 23,000 rooms across the continent by 2022.
The agreement consists of two hotel conversions and one hotel under construction, with all three hotels scheduled to open in 2020.
Elie Younes, chief development officer, Radisson Hotel Group, said: “We continue to lead the African pipeline in the upper-upscale segment.
“This three-deal signing further cements our position and reflects our commitment to the continent.
“Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world and has a critical role to play for the region.
“We are thrilled to be contributing to this progression and look forward to an exciting journey with our new partners.”
Antananarivo is the capital city of Madagascar and is a hub in Francophone Africa.
The portfolio of hotels will spearhead the upper upscale and upscale hotel markets in the city.
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Antananarivo Waterfront and the Radisson Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront, will be ideally positioned in a central location at the crossroads of the city centre in the main business and commercial district.
The Radisson Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront in will have 30 upscale rooms made up of standard and business class rooms.
The food and beverage outlets will include an all-day dining restaurant and bar. Guests will also be able to enjoy the hotels water garden, deck and outdoor swimming pool.
Finally, the Radisson Serviced Apartments Antananarivo City Centre has 56 apartments, which include 38 upscale standard apartments, 11 business class apartments and seven executive suites.
It will offer an all-day dining restaurant, a lively roof top lounge bar and a gym.
The property is located in a vibrant area within the city centre, surrounded by bars, restaurants as well as major banks, ministries and the ancient Presidential Palace.