Marriott International, which has just become one of the largest hotel groups in the continent after its acquisition of the South African based Protea Hotel Group on April this year, said in its effort to keep the hotel’s global standard, it plans to take local employees abroad for training.
Highlights of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) 2014, which concludes today, included a breakfast conversation with the Olympic Gold medalist and hotel investor Haile Gebreselassie.
The international hotel group announces strategic partnership with the
Azalaï Hotels Group
Worldhotels expands into Africa by joining forces with the Azalaï Hotels Group – the first African private hotel chain in West Africa. As part of the agreement, six Azalaï Hotels in Burkina Faso, Benin, Mali and Guinea-Bissau have joined Worldhotels’ global network of almost 500 hotels worldwide, taking advantage of the group’s 360° solution, which offers everything from technology to branding. Additional properties in Nouakchott, Abidjan and Dakar are anticipated to join Worldhotels’ portfolio when they open their doors in 2015 and 2016.