Breaking Travel News talks to Gillian Saunders, global leader, Hospitality & Tourism, Grant Thornton, about the impact technology is having on the hospitality industry during AHIF 2017.
Andrew McLachlan, senior vice president business development Africa & Indian Ocean, The Rezidor Hotel Group, speaks to Breaking Travel News during the African Hotel Investment Forum to reveal the organisation’s plan for the region.
Breaking Travel News talks to Mike Collini, vice president development, sub Saharan Africa, Hilton, about the company’s expansion in the region, the changing face of African hospitality, and the importance of attending events such as AHIF.
Breaking Travel News speaks to Filippo Sona, director head of hotels, MENA Region, Colliers International, during the Africa Hotel Investment Forum 2017 to find out how he feels the hospitality sector will develop on the continent in the coming years.
Breaking Travel News talks to Mark Willis, area senior vice president Middle East, Turkey & Africa, The Rezidor Hotel Group, about the organisation’s plans for Africa during AHIF 2017.
Alex Kyriakidis, president & managing director, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International, talks to Breaking Travel News about the optimistic feeling in African hospitality during AHIF 2017. With demographics increasingly acting as a force for good on the hospitality industry, the future appears bright.
The hotel sector in sub-Saharan Africa has evolved during the past decade due to high demand growth, entrance of new global brands and increasing supply in major markets. This is the overview presented by Xander Nijnens, executive vice president, Hotels & Hospitality Group, JLL sub-Saharan Africa, during AHIF 2017.
Rwandan prime minister Edouard Ngirente has officially opened the Africa Hotel Investment Forum 2017. The event is taking place at the new Kigali Convention Centre and sees hospitality leaders from across the continent gather in the capital of Rwanda.
Belinda Nwosu, research consultant, W Hospitality Group, talks to Breaking Travel News about the human capital deficit in African hospitality and how it can be overcome if the sector is to thrive.
Breaking Travel News chats with Matthew Weihs, managing director, Bench Events, as the 2017 event prepares for launch in Rwanda. While there have been challenges in African hospitality market of late, he argues the corner is being turned.