Hospitality

East-Africa’s hospitality bounces back

East-Africa’s hospitality bounces back

The hospitality sector in East Africa has bounced back in 2023 after significant challenges.   The East African tourism and hospitality sectors have bounced back remarkably after the challenges posed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, emerging as one of the best-performing asset classes in 2023. This resurgence is particularly notable in Nairobi. The strategic […]

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How AI and renewable energy impacts Africa’s tourism sector

How AI and renewable energy impacts Africa’s tourism sector    As the travel and tourism industry looks to a brighter 2024, Marc Wachsberger, CEO of The Capital Hotels, Apartments and Resorts highlights top hospitality business trends for this year, driven by innovative ideas that promise to redefine guest experiences and elevate operational efficiency.  Exciting times

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Why would an African tourism business consider ESG?

Why would an African tourism business consider ESG? ESG compliance offers the hospitality and leisure sector in Africa much-needed, low-cost credentials as an additional competitive advantage, in a tight market. By Candice Meyer, Lize-Mari Doubell and Naledi Mbaba The hospitality and leisure sector in South Africa was arguably one of the worst-affected industries during the

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Marriott to open 30 African hotels in two years

Global hotel group Marriott International announced at the Africa Hospitality Investment Forum, held in Taghazout, Morocco recenlty, that it plans expand its operations in Africa with the addition of more than 30 hotels and over 5000 rooms by the end of 2024. According to Karim Cheltout, Regional Vice President – Development, Africa, Marriott International, the

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