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Africa’s hospitality sector withstands economic headwinds

Pietro Calicchio, Hospitality & Gaming Industry Leader for PwC Southern Africa

South Africa’s hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years bolstered by inbound travelers amid a difficult and volatile economic climate. read more

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Kenya: International Air Arrivals on Steady Growth Curve

Forecast urges aviation sector stakeholders to open up the skies. read more

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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. Unveils Plans For New Urban Resort In Rabat, Morocco

The First Property for The Leader in Luxury Hospitality in The Kingdom’s Capital read more

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MITSUMI wins IT Distribution Company of the year award at BoICT Awards Nigeria

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Carlson Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

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QNBN: The arrival of fibre-optic broadband will change people’s lives dramatically

Ahmed Al-Sulaiti, CTO, Qatar National Broadband Network (Qnbn), Qatar is delivering a keynote address on Day Two of Broadband MEA 2013, taking place on the 19th-20th March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE. Ahead of the show we speak to him about why faster speeds are so important and how Qnbn copes with the demands on its network.

What major developments have there been within the broadband industry in your region over the past year?
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TRIPADVISOR NAMES 2013 TRAVELERS’ CHOICE AWARDS FOR HOTELS FOR FAMILIES

231 Accommodations Honored Worldwide Based on Reviews and Opinions from Millions Who Traveled with Family read more

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Casa Dorada Los Cabos Nominated Among World’s Best Hotels in T+L World’s Best Survey 2013

With an incomparable location on Medano Beach–the best swimmable beach of Cabo, Casa Dorada is just steps away from world-class shopping, dining, entertainment, and the marina. As a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, a collection of the world’s finest independent luxury hotels, Casa Dorada Los Cabos brings the upscale service and family-friendly features to the Cabo San Lucas oceanfront. The Resort grants visitors a more convenient, yet equally spectacular, alternative to the more remote hotel zone of the Tourist Corridor. Boasting unobstructed vistas of Land’s End and the famous Arch, Casa Dorada is just 30 minutes away from Los Cabos International Airport. All of the 150 spacious one-, two- and three-bedroom suites and penthouses, open up to Los Cabos’ most dazzling ocean view, while the luminous and contemporary interiors ensure your comfort and satisfaction. Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort and Spa is proud to announce the Resort’s nomination among world’s best hotels for 2013 in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Survey 2013. Casa Dorada participates in the survey along with eight other properties in the Los Cabos category and nearly 200 other properties across Mexico.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico –(PR.com)– Every year, readers of Travel +Leisure Magazine rank the world’s best hotels, resorts, spas, cruise lines, airlines, airports, travel companies, and destinations. Factors being considered in the hotel category include rooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food, value as well as the property’s suitability for business, family and romantic travel, helping fellow travelers make better and more educated choices.

Completing the survey, which closes April 1st, takes less than five minutes and participants enter the T+L Giveaway for a chance to win a $10,000 trip to a destination of their choice as well as other trips and cash prizes. Results of the survey will be announced in the August issue of Travel + Leisure. read more

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Accor has high hopes for sub-Saharan Africa

At the ibis Dakar inauguration ceremony, Accor took the opportunity to unveil its expansion objectives in sub-Saharan Africa and also launched PLANET 21, its sustainable development strategy, on this continent
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OCEAN BAY HOTEL BLOSSOMS DESPITE GLOBAL CHALLENGES

Amat JENG

 

One of Gambia’s biggest hotels has been reported to making margins of improvement as total revenue reached D74, 493M ($2,244 500) in 2011 compared to D55, 842m ($1,693,737) in 2010. read more

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Turkey: Country of Honour at MIPIM 2013

PARIS, Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — For its 24th edition, the World’s Property Market will place Turkey centre stage. MIPIM will host a pavilion dedicated to Turkey that will be inaugurated by the country’s Deputy Prime Minister, Ali Babacan , showcasing leading players in Turkey’s real estate industry. read more

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Former NBA Player And Entrepreneur Jamal Mashburn Expands His Business Interests To The Hospitality Services Industry

MIAMI, Jan, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Highly successful entrepreneur and retired NBA professional Jamal Mashburn is expanding his entrepreneurial interests yet again. Mashburn Enterprises LLC in partnership with the investment firm Dema Holdings of Miami Beach, FL, announces today it has recently acquired an undisclosed stake in the privately held FairBridge Hotels International (FHI), a hospitality services firm based in Spokane, Washington. read more

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Marriott International Wins Best Employer Award at 2012 Caterer Global Awards for Second Straight Year

 

Best Hotel Group UAE – Overall Winner of The Best Employer In Hospitality 2012 UAE read more

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Four Seasons Arrives in Tanzania: Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti Now Open

SERENGETI, Tanzania, Dec. 3, 2012 — Following a rebrand and an extensive upgrade, Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania officially opened its doors today. read more

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