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Rwandan prime minister Ngirente opens AHIF 2017

Rwandan prime minister Ngirente opens AHIF 2017

11 October 2017 Videos

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.

Matthew Weihs, managing director, Bench Events

Matthew Weihs, managing director, Bench Events

11 October 2017 Videos

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.

AHIF 2017: Avani Hotels & Resorts to debut in Tunis, Tunisia

AHIF 2017: Avani Hotels & Resorts to debut in Tunis, Tunisia

10 October 2017 Hotel News Travel Events News

Avani Hotels & Resorts, the vibrant upscale brand by Minor Hotels, will debut in North Africa with two new properties in Tunisia, in partnership with Groupe Chaabane. Scheduled to open in the coming months, Avani Les Berges Du Lac Tunis Suites will be located in Les Berges du Lac II, a prime commercial, residential and diplomatic area in the Tunisian Capital.

AHIF 2017: Rwanda moves into top ten in Africa

AHIF 2017: Rwanda moves into top ten in Africa

10 October 2017 Hotel News Travel Events News

The Rwandan hotel investment market has improved strongly over the last eight years, according to the African Hotel Report 2017 by Hotel Partners Africa. According to research to be released at Africa Hotel Investment, Rwanda has entered the top ten most valuable countries in Africa for hotels for the first time.

AHIF 2017: Nigerian hotels identified as most valuable on African mainland

AHIF 2017: Nigerian hotels identified as most valuable on African mainland

10 October 2017 Hotel News Travel Events News

Nigerian hotels are the most valuable hotels on the African mainland, according to the African Hotel Report 2017. Despite the economic problems experienced by the market in recent years that have seen values fall by 16.4 per cent in the last two years, average values are the third highest in all of Africa, behind only the Seychelles and Mauritius, according to David Harper of Hotels Partners Africa, the report’s author.