The Steigenberger Hotel Group now has a presence at the very heart of Europe in the form of the Steigenberger Grandhotel Brussels. Located in the city centre and offering 269 rooms and suites, the hotel opened on January 1st 2013 and is busy welcoming guests from all over the world.
Jonathan Worsley, Chairman of Bench Events, the company organising the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) this September 25-26 in Nairobi, has promised that the conference will discuss ‘all the relevant issues’ that confront the hotel industry and uncomfortable facts will not be ‘swept under the carpet’.
At the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) this September in Nairobi, one of the hot topics on the agenda will be ‘What it takes to do a deal in Africa’. The forum will take place in Nairobi on September 25-26.
Kenya’s new Minister of Tourism, Hon Dan Mwazo, has committed to becoming the patron of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum, taking place in Nairobi on September 25-26, this year. The news comes on the eve of the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference that kicks off in Dubai tomorrow.
Following the recent appointment of Danson Mwazo as the new tourism minister for Kenya, Breaking Travel News takes a look at some of the latest initiatives that look set to position the leading African nation as a premier tourism destination in 2012.
The Kenya Tourism Board is expected to release details of its newly appointed minister of tourism in the next few days, following a cabinet reshuffle that resulted in the popular Najib Balala being sacked from his post as minister after a dispute with his ODM party Chairman and prime minister Raila Odinga.
New research out this week from Lagos-based W Hospitality Group reveals the hotel industry is betting big on a boom in Africa over the coming years. Virtually all the major hotel chains are making moves to increase their presence across the continent, the report finds.