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28/08/2017 10h10

IHG signs two new properties in Dubai

InterContiental Hotels Group signs two properties in Dubai, in partnership with API Hotels & Resorts: a hotel and a residential complex now join the British hospitality group's portfolio.

16/08/2017 11h01

In Guinea, the hotel industry gets back to business

Significantly weakened by political and sanitary crises in recent years, Guinea’s economy is currently experiencing renewed growth. While new reforms are underway, the accommodations supply is being...

02/08/2017 09h05

Marriott unveils new Marketing Leadership Team for Africa and Middle East

Marriott International announces the strengthening of its Sales and Marketing Leadership Team for Africa and Middle East. The objective is to support the growth of the group, which targets 150,000...

11/07/2017 09h32

IHG opens a new Holiday Inn property in Zimbabwe

InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) opens a property in Mutare, Zimbabwe. It is the group's third hotel to be located in this Southern-African country.

05/07/2017 13h10

Strong global growth driven by Africa and Asia

With 3.6% growth from January 1, 2016 to January 1, 2017 in the global hotel and residence supply, for both branded and unbranded properties, the rate is the strongest in 15 years. This growth pushes...

08/06/2017 13h12

Olivier Jacquin, Mangalis Hotel Group: "The Modernity that Africa needs"

Created 2012, the Mangalis Hotel Group has so far expanded three brands in numerous African countries, and its development won't stop there. Its CEO, Olivier Jacquin, has answered Hospitality ON's...

23/05/2017 14h53

Onomo Hotels sets sail for South Africa

The hotelier achieved its first hotel conversion when it placed the property Inn On The Square under its brand. Onomo is pursuing its African conquest, with three other openings planned for early...

18/05/2017 10h20

The Leading Hotels of the World opens a property in Tunisia

The Leading Hotels of the World announces the opening of a new property with a capacity of 130 suites in Hammamet, Tunisia.

02/05/2017 10h06

Mandarin Oriental signs a second hotel in Dubai

The Mandarin Hotel Group announced the strengthening of its portfolio in the city of Dubai. The opening of this second hotel is expected for the end of 2020.

27/04/2017 09h05

Dakar, Senegal’s business tourism hub

The city of Dakar, Senegal’s economic motor, is a key destination in terms of business tourism. The Senegalese capital stands out for its upscale hotel supply that has been growing steadily since...

26/04/2017 12h39

Kerzner International is segmenting its One&Only brand; the eco-responsible offshoot arrives in Africa

The upscale resorts group Kerzner International announces the launch of One & Only Nature Resorts, One & Only Urban Resorts and One & Only Private Homes brands. Two properties currently under...

12/04/2017 08h57

Global Lodging Forum 2017: Deciphering hotel investment in Africa

At the Global Lodging Forum held April 10 and 11 at the Pullman in Paris, a round table was held based on the theme of hotel development on the African continent. Philippe Baretaud, Director...

05/04/2017 08h57

Mövenpick signs its first hotel in Ethiopia

The Swiss hotel group Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is developing its first hotel in Ethiopia, near the capital: Addis-Ababa. Its opening is scheduled for the end of 2019.

14/03/2017 08h42

Rajit Sukumaran: new CDO at IHG

The hotel group recently announced the appointment of Rajit Sukumaran as Chief Development Officer (CDO) in the AMEA region (Asia, Middle East, Africa).

31/01/2017 09h09

Yaas Hotel Almadies opens in Dakar

The first property belonging to the Mangalis Hotel group operated under the new brand economy brand Yaas Hotels just opened in Dakar, Senegal.

30/01/2017 09h55

Iberostar opens its third property in Morocco

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts continues growth in North Africa with the opening of the Iberostar Club Palmeraie Marrakech scheduled next April.

06/01/2017 09h16

The well has run dry on the hotel industry in the Middle East and North Africa in 2016

For hoteliers in the Middle East and North Africa, results for 2016 are particularly bleak: not only is the region still greatly marked by a context of political instability and insecurity that...

04/01/2017 08h41

2017: Hotel openings the world is waiting for [interactive map]

We invite you on a World Tour of a selection of major openings expected this year. A look at innovative hotel concepts, upscale addresses and exclusive boutique hotels.