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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.

03/11/2016 09h58

Meliá signs for three new resorts in Cape Verde

Scheduled for 2019 and 2020, these new additions will allow the Spanish operator to add 600 rooms to its large portfolio in Cape Verde.

28/10/2016 10h08

Swiss International pursues growth in Kenya

The hotel Swiss International Lenana Nairobi should open its doors next month in the center of Kenya's capital. It is the second hotel belonging to the Swiss chain in the country.

19/10/2016 10h50

Marriott International develops its Element brand in Egypt

The leading hotel group worldwide announces the development of a unit under its Element brand in Cairo. This property should open its doors in 2019.

19/10/2016 09h25

The Ascott Limited accelerates development in the MiddleEast

The Ascott Limited (Ascott), subsidiary of the real estate company CapitaLand, reinforces its presence in the region with the signature of three contacts and announces the opening of a hotel in Saudi...

10/10/2016 09h56

Carlson Rezidor enters Angola with five Park Inns by Radisson hotels

Carlson Rezidor enters the Angolan market with the signing of five hotels across the South African country for a total of 650 additional rooms.

29/07/2016 10h28

Dubai to welcome first Hard Rock Hotel in the Middle-East

Hard Rock International chose Dubai to develop its pioneering property in the Middle East. The first 33 floors of the second highest tower in the city will be welcoming the hotel.

12/07/2016 08h17

Radisson Blu follows its growth in Africa

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group reinforces its presence in Africa and announces the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Center opening in Kigali, Rwanda.