Tag: hospitality

How hospitality is being destroyed by an unwelcome guest – COVID-19

“Our business is bringing people together and the outbreak simply stopped people coming together."

Hospitality the fastest growing industry in Africa, Radisson Hotel’s Erwan Garnier explains why

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.

Rwandan Tourism sector equipping youth with skills for the future

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.

Rwanda Tourism industry moving in leaps and bounds with opening of new lodge

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.

Marriott International plans to expand in Africa by 50 percent in the next five years

Global hotel chains have been increasing their investments in Africa in recent years.

What’s holding back Nigeria’s hospitality sector?

Much has been said about the potentials of Africa's hospitality sector. Trevor Ward, Managing Director of W Hospitality Group joins CNBC Africa to discuss how investors view Nigeria's potential in the hospitality.

Hyatt to double its Africa presence, open six hotels by 2020

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...

Simba Corp expands hotel portfolio acquires stake in Hemingways

Simba Corp expands hotel portfolio acquires stake in Hemingways