Hospitality company Hilton has expressed its confidence in the growth and investment potential of the African tourism market, despite being one of the hardest hit industries during COVID-19. Joining CNBC Africa for more on the future of tourism on the continent is Andrew McLachlan, Managing Director of Development for sub-Saharan Africa, at Hilton.
After accidentally buying a hotel instead of a bank in 1919, Conrad N. Hilton opened world’s first global hospitality company. The Hilton Group has since been a giant in the tourism industry across the world. How has its African footprint sustained growing economies closer to home? Joining CNBC Africa for more is Jan Van Der Putten, Area Vice President for Hilton Africa and Indian Oceans.