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Marriott International Announced Plans to Open a Lodge in Kenya

Marriott International Announced Plans to Open a Lodge in Kenya

🕔Mar 23, 2022

Marriott International Announced Agreement with Baraka Lodges to Open a Lodge in Kenya

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Crowne Plaza Debuts in Egypt

Crowne Plaza Debuts in Egypt

🕔Feb 23, 2022

Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of their first hotel in Egypt

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Hilton announced the Opening of a New Hotel in Chad in 2022

Hilton announced the Opening of a New Hotel in Chad in 2022

🕔Jan 27, 2022

Hilton Announces Signing of Hilton N’Djamena Toumaï Palace in N’Djamena, Chad.

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IHG Hotels & Resorts Signs of InterContinental Cairo New Capital

IHG Hotels & Resorts Signs of InterContinental Cairo New Capital

🕔Dec 15, 2021

IHG Hotels & Resorts signs a Management Agreement for InterContinental Cairo New Capital.

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Novotel Living to Debut in Africa by 2024

Novotel Living to Debut in Africa by 2024

🕔Dec 13, 2021

Accor is to open a Novotel and Novotel Living in Conakry, Guinea, by 2024

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Steigenberger Resort Alaya Opens In Marsa Alam, Egypt

Steigenberger Resort Alaya Opens In Marsa Alam, Egypt

🕔Dec 1, 2021

The 5-star hotel Steigenberger Resort Alaya will open in Marsa Alam, Egypt on 1 December 2021.

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Hyatt House Opens New Hotel In Johannesburg, South Africa

Hyatt House Opens New Hotel In Johannesburg, South Africa

🕔Nov 4, 2021

Hyatt House announced the opening of a new hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Minor Hotels to debut with Oaks Hotels Resorts & Suites in Cairo, Egypt

Minor Hotels to debut with Oaks Hotels Resorts & Suites in Cairo, Egypt

🕔Oct 26, 2021

Minor Hotels announces Oaks Hotels Resorts & Suites in Cairo, Egypt to open in 2025.

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Explorar Hotels & Resorts announces reopening of two hotels in Mauritius

Explorar Hotels & Resorts announces reopening of two hotels in Mauritius

🕔Oct 22, 2021

Explorar Hotels & Resorts reopens two hotels in Mauritius

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Official World Tourism Day 2021 celebrated in Abidjan, Cote dIvoire

Official World Tourism Day 2021 celebrated in Abidjan, Cote dIvoire

🕔Oct 7, 2021

The official World Tourism Day 2021 was celebrated in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire with the participation of tourism ministers from 12 countries.

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IHG Hotels & Resorts will open 21 new hotels over the next 12 months

IHG Hotels & Resorts will open 21 new hotels over the next 12 months

🕔Sep 30, 2021

IHG Hotels & Resorts is planning to open 21 new hotels around the world over the next 12 months.

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Hyatt Hotels Corporation opens new hotel in Cairo, Egypt

Hyatt Hotels Corporation opens new hotel in Cairo, Egypt

🕔Sep 23, 2021

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of a new hotel, marking the return of the brand to Cairo, Egypt.

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IHG Hotels & Resorts to develop 4 new hotel sin Egypt

IHG Hotels & Resorts to develop 4 new hotel sin Egypt

🕔Aug 3, 2021

IHG Hotels & Resorts expands its presence in Egypt with its boutique hotel brand, Hotel Indigo.

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UNWTO and African Member States will work together to promote Brand Africa

UNWTO and African Member States will work together to promote Brand Africa

🕔Jun 16, 2021

The World Tourism Organization and its Members will work with the African Union and the private sector to promote Brand Africa with the aim to establish a new narrative for tourism across the continent.

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Kasada to acquire 414-key Safari Hotels & Conference Centre, the largest hospitality complex in Namibia

Kasada to acquire 414-key Safari Hotels & Conference Centre, the largest hospitality complex in Namibia

🕔May 17, 2021

Kasada Capital Management announced the acquisition of the 414-key Safari Hotels and Conference Centre in Windhoek, Namibia.

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Europe is the only region growing hotel construction

Europe is the only region growing hotel construction

🕔Apr 19, 2021

According to March pipeline data from STR, Europe is the only region in the world showing increased hotel construction activity in comparison with the end of Q1 last year.

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Anticipated Boom In Summer Holiday Bookings Dampened By Uncertainty Over Travel Restrictions

Anticipated Boom In Summer Holiday Bookings Dampened By Uncertainty Over Travel Restrictions

🕔Apr 15, 2021

A poll conducted by GlobalData has shown that quarantine requirements and travel restrictions remain the two main deterrents to international travel with 58% and 55%* of respondents expressing that these factors would deter them from traveling.

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Negative Passenger Demand Trend Continues in February

Negative Passenger Demand Trend Continues in February

🕔Apr 13, 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that passenger traffic fell in February 2021, both compared to pre-COVID levels (February 2019) and compared to the immediate month prior (January 2021).

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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Continues Growth Trajectory across Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Continues Growth Trajectory across Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa

🕔Apr 7, 2021

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company by number of properties with over 8,900 hotels across nearly 95 countries, continues to cement its presence across Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa (EMEA) with a series of recent hotel launches and a strong line-up of openings for 2021.

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Tourist Arrivals Down 87% In January 2021 As Unwto Calls For Stronger Coordination To Restart Tourism

Tourist Arrivals Down 87% In January 2021 As Unwto Calls For Stronger Coordination To Restart Tourism

🕔Apr 6, 2021

The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global tourism has carried on into 2021, with new data showing an 87% fall in international tourist arrivals in January as compared to 2020. The outlook for the rest of the year remain cautious as the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) continues to call for stronger coordination on travel protocols between countries to ensure the safe restart of tourism and avoid another year of massive losses for the sector.

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