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.
Ahead of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum, Jonah Orumoi, managing director of Tourism Finance Corporation, spoke to organisers Bench Events about why the organisation was so keen to bring the event back to Nairobi.
Ahead of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum 2018, the event’s advisory board has named two individuals who will receive coveted Creating Impact Awards.
In six months’ time, Kenya will show itself off to the world with an unprecedented week of tourism promotion. During the first week of October, it will host the Africa Hotel Investment Forum, the highest-profile event of its type in Africa, attracting international investors from dozens of countries.
The Africa Hotel Investment Forum will return to Nairobi on October 2nd-4th. The event is considered premier hotel investment conference in Africa, attracting many prominent international hotel owners, investors, financiers, management companies and their advisers.