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.
Breaking Travel News talks to Silas Udahemuka, director general, Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority, about the importance of aviation to the development of the domestic economy.
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.
Breaking Travel News talks to James Musoni, minister of infrastructure for Rwanda, about the importance of the aviation sector for the development of the country during AviaDev 2017. Also on the agenda is the new airport currently under construction in the destination.
World Travel Awards has touched down in Rwanda ahead of its Africa Gala Ceremony 2017. The prestigious event will take place in the country’s thriving capital, Kigali, on October 10th, with hundreds of leaders from across the hospitality industry expected to attend the glittering red-carpet ceremony.
World Travel Awards has named the hosts for its upcoming Africa Gala Ceremony 2017. George Ndirangu and Makeda Mahadeo will compere the show, which will take place in Rwanda’s thriving capital, Kigali, on October 10th.
Rwandan president Paul Kagame has officially opened the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali. Curated by the Corporate Council on Africa, Africa Travel Association and Rwanda Development Board, the event is designed to set the tone for how tourism can be utilised as an engine for economic growth in Africa.