The stars of hotel development in Africa are Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco and Ethiopia, according to the eleventh annual survey by W Hospitality Group. The four countries head the top ten by numbers of rooms in the internationally branded hotel development pipeline, with Egypt showing 15,158 rooms in 51 new hotels.
The Africa Hotel Investment Forum, the premier tourism and hotel investment conference on the continent, attracting many prominent international hotel owners, investors, financiers, management companies and their advisers, will return to the Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa in the last week of September.
AccorHotels has announced a record year of development in Africa during the Africa Hotel Investment Forum. AccorHotels is the largest operator in Africa with a network of over 150 hotels in operation, representing close to 27,000 rooms across 23 countries.
AccorHotels and Platinum Properties have announced the signing of an agreement for Pullman Accra Airport City. The country’s first Pullman branded hotel and Pullman Living serviced apartments, the property will be located in the heart of Accra’s Airport City.
From the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Nairobi, Kenya, Marriott International today announced rapid expansion plans across Africa. Strong demand for select-service brands and conversion opportunities are driving the momentum of growth for the company, amplified by five new hotel signings.