“Our business is bringing people together and the outbreak simply stopped people coming together."
Hospitality is a budding sector that is set to be a key contributor to Africa’s economy in the near future. However, hindrances to an effective growth of the sector remain. Senior Director of Development-French & Portuguese Speaking Africa at Radisson Hotel Group, Erwan Garnier joins CNBC Africa for more.
Rwanda has looked at the services and tourism sector as a potential bread basket in its economy diversity plan. Fast forward to a $50 million Mastercard Foundation initiative known as Hanga Ahazaza that seeks to provide opportunities for the youth to tap into the Hospitality and tourism sectors. Rica Rwigamba, Country Representative of Mastercard Foundation Hanga Ahazaza Initiative joins CNBC Africa for more.
A new lodge has opened in Rwanda, adding to the country’s growing luxury tourism sector. Singita is an award-winning hospitality and conservation brand that has committed to extensive reforestation initiatives in Rwanda, helping to increase the range and numbers of endangered mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park. Luke Bailes, Founder & Executive Chairman of Singita joins CNBC Africa for more.
Global hotel chains have been increasing their investments in Africa in recent years.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts will open six new hotels in Africa by 2020, the company said in a news release on Tuesday, underscoring the growth of business and international travel on the...
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