Hospitality News| Latest News in Africa & the Middle East

  • Radisson Hotel Group announced the signing of the Radisson Hotel Bahir Dar, located in the North East of Addis Ababa. It will be the first Radisson branded hotel and the Group’s fourth hotel in the country. This brings Radisson Hotel Group’s African portfolio to almost 100 hotels in operation and under development.
  • Restaurant chain Java House has been awarded the Brand of the Year trophy in the coffee and food chain category at the World Branding Awards.
  • Egypt to launch a promotion campaign to attract Chinese tourists to the monument-rich Arab country.
  • Tanzania’s growth within the business tourism sector has been driven by growing international recognition of a tourism industry second to none in terms of diversity and quality of experiences.
  • South African hotel brand to open in Ethiopia early next year.
  • The last decade and a preference for control have shifted the focus among hotel investors targeting Africa away from local development partners.