Marriott International Announced Agreement with Baraka Lodges to Open a Lodge in Kenya
Hotel news in Africa
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of their first hotel in Egypt
Hilton Announces Signing of Hilton N’Djamena Toumaï Palace in N’Djamena, Chad.
IHG Hotels & Resorts signs a Management Agreement for InterContinental Cairo New Capital.
Accor is to open a Novotel and Novotel Living in Conakry, Guinea, by 2024
The 5-star hotel Steigenberger Resort Alaya will open in Marsa Alam, Egypt on 1 December 2021.
Hyatt House announced the opening of a new hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Minor Hotels announces Oaks Hotels Resorts & Suites in Cairo, Egypt to open in 2025.
Explorar Hotels & Resorts reopens two hotels in Mauritius
The official World Tourism Day 2021 was celebrated in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire with the participation of tourism ministers from 12 countries.
IHG Hotels & Resorts is planning to open 21 new hotels around the world over the next 12 months.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of a new hotel, marking the return of the brand to Cairo, Egypt.
IHG Hotels & Resorts expands its presence in Egypt with its boutique hotel brand, Hotel Indigo.
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.
Kasada to acquire 414-key Safari Hotels & Conference Centre, the largest hospitality complex in Namibia
Kasada Capital Management announced the acquisition of the 414-key Safari Hotels and Conference Centre in Windhoek, Namibia.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Tourist Arrivals Down 87% In January 2021 As Unwto Calls For Stronger Coordination To Restart Tourism
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.