Tourism in Africa

Hotel boom in Africa?

More than 524 new hotels and resorts are in the pipeline to be developed in Africa over the next few years. The number of hotels and resorts to be built across Africa have increased significantly compared to previous years. According to the 2024 Hotel Chain Development Pipelines in Africa, conducted by W Hospitality Group, more […]

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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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