Hyatt Hotels has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Addis Ababa, the first Hyatt branded hotel in Ethiopia and the seventh in Africa.
The new high-end tented property will complement the existing product located in Loisaba Conservancy including Loisaba Tented Camp and the Loisaba Star Beds. The announcement underpins Elewana Collection’s dedication to conservation in northern Kenya and its position as one of the largest sustainable tourism operators in East Africa.
Wilderness Safaris will rebuild Jao Camp, with the reimagined property due to open on June 1st. The work will also see the introduction of the camp’s luxurious and brand new Jao Villas.
Protea Hotels by Marriott has revealed the signing of a new hotel in Accra, at Kotoka Airport. It will become the brand’s second hotel in Ghana and the first Protea Hotel by Marriott in the capital city.
The Radisson Blu Hotel Niamey, Niger, will be ideally positioned in the city centre, surrounded by the Presidential Palace, the National Hospital and the City Hall.
The signing of Radisson Blu Hotel Conakry has added another market to the fast-growing Radisson Hotel Group portfolio, bringing it to a total of 31 active African markets.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has signed its first hotel in Ethiopia, in the capital Addis Ababa, as its expansion in sub-Saharan Africa gathers pace. Slated to open in quarter for of 2019, Mövenpick Hotel Addis Ababa will be located in the city’s exclusive Bole district, just 2.5 kilometres from the international airport, and will feature 252 keys.
The Rezidor Hotel Group is planning its first resort on the Cape Verde island of Sal. The Radisson Blu Beach Resort, Sal will feature 240 guest rooms and open its doors in third quarter of 2019. The five-star beach resort is located on Santa Maria, the number one beach location in the country.
Protea Hotels is signing agreements for the development of its first hotel in Botswana, the ninth country in Africa in which the brand will have a presence. The group, which was established in South Africa, has expanded into Zambia, Nigeria, Namibia, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania and Ghana.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans to open its first property in Nigeria, the largest economy in Africa. The company has signed a landmark deal with Queen Amina Garden Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of Urban Shelter, a prominent Nigerian property development company, to manage the 250-key Mövenpick Hotel and Conference Centre Abuja, marking another milestone in its ambitious African expansion strategy.