Global companies plan African growth

This week, the Africa Hotel Investment Forum was held in Nairobi, with plenty of companies using the opportunity to announce new plans for growth across the continent. Marriott, for example, is launching the AC brand into Africa later this year, and plans to have 200 hotels and 38,000 rooms in the region by 2023. Hilton, meanwhile, is on track to more than double its African portfolio in the next five years, and has already opened the first Curio Collection hotel in the continent.

AccorHotels Grows in Ghana

Other global companies also announced developments during the conference. AccorHotels and Platinum Properties, for example, have signed a deal to open the 363-guestroom Pullman Accra Airport City, the first Pullman-branded hotel in Ghana. The complex, set to open in 2021, will also include…

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