Friday, March 24, 2017

BON Hotels Grand Pela Boosts Abuja Tourism Landscape

The opening of Bon Hotels Grand Pela and Suites Abuja, on Friday has swelled the tourism and economic value of Nigeria's Federal Capital City. Mr.  Peter Nwakeze, the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of Bon Hotels...
Vernon Page

Kenya’s Hospitality sector performs above continent’s average – Jumia Report

Jumia Travel’s second annual Kenya Travel Hospitality Report reveals that at 10 per cent contribution to the country’s GDP, it is more than the continent’s average of 8.1 per cent. It is also a significant growth from...

Jumia Travel Boss to Highlight Technology Role at Tourism Investment Meet

The Jumia Travel CEO Paul Midy is scheduled to speak at a roundtable discussion on “Technology and Design of New Touristic Products” at The Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa (INVESTOUR) at the...

Hotel Investment Fund acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra

In the most sizeable open-market hotel transaction in sub-Saharan Africa to date, QG Africa Hotel LP has acquired the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, Ghana from Kingdom Holding Company. The acquisition strengthens the portfolio of...
Marriott International

Algeria Welcomes 7th Marriott Brand ‘Sheraton Annaba’

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriot International has announced the opening of Sheraton Annaba, its seventh hotel in Annaba, the capital of Annaba Province in Algeria. The company already operates the Constantine Marriott Hotel,...

Hilton Continues Morocco Expansion with Casablanca Hotel

The construction of Hilton Garden Inn is expected to begin in Morocco’s largest city Casablanca this year. Part of a mixed-use development, Hilton Garden Inn Casablanca Sidi Maarouf will feature an initial 118 guest rooms...

Uganda, Namibia Foresee Big Earnings from Tourism in 2017

Uganda and Namibia foresee huge revenues from the tourism sector after being named the fourth and ninth best countries respectively to visit in 2017 by Rough Guides. Rough Guides is a leading publisher of travel...

Jumia Travel Introduces Travel Deals in 10 Countries Across Africa

Jumia Travel has launched a campaign to encourage and facilitate travel throughout the year. Dubbed Travel Wednesday, it will run every Wednesday and Friday on the hotel booking site, carrying on readily negotiated rates referred...

Kenya: Tourism Ministry Forms Synergy to Boost Sector’s Growth

The Ministry of Tourism of Kenya has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Amadeus to foster inclusive local economic growth through travel and tourism. Amadeus is...

India’s Royal Orchid Opens near Reserve in Kenya

Royal Orchid Hotels Limited is expanding its Kenya portfolio with the opening of its second hotel near the country’s Maasai Mara National Reserve in December 2016. The 25-acre development dubbed the Mara Azure is strategically...