Topic: Africa Hotel Development
Both domestic and international travelers to Africa are driving demand away from the luxury sector toward mid-market accommodation.
Opening in 2021, the Crowne Plaza Cairo Sheikh Zayed City will be developed in partnership with Al Badr For Investments Commercial.
Hilton Worldwide is planning to increase the number of hotels in Egypt by 40 percent.
Marriott has planned to add another hotel to its Nigerian portfolio, despite extensive delays plaguing the country's hotel development.
As hotel demand rises and performance strengthens in Africa's recovering economy, major hotel groups have forged ahead with new plans for expansion.
Wilderness Safaris is slated to open Qorokwe Camp, a new Wilderness Safaris Classic Camp in Botswana, this December.
InterContinental Hotels Group is set to debut its Holiday Inn brand in Cape Town by the end of 2017.
Hilton and Transcorp Hotels have agreed to a 20-year extension on their Transcorp Hilton management deal.
Kenya will add 13 new hotel properties with 2,400 guestrooms to its stock by 2021.
Marriott International has rebranded The Arusha Hotel under the Four Points brand following an extensive renovation.