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Aleph Hospitality Signs Franchise Agreement for New Protea Hotel by Marriott in Kenya

Aleph Hospitality | September 10, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, September 10, 2019 -- Dynamic independent hotel management company Aleph Hospitality has signed a franchise agreement with global hotelier Marriott International for a new Protea Hotels by Marriott hotel in Kisumu, Kenya. On behalf of the hotel owner, Bluewater Hotels, Aleph Hospitality will operate the new-build property under the Protea Hotels by Marriott brand. Bani Haddad, Founder and Managing Director of Aleph Hospitality, commented: “We are thrilled to work with Marriott International to bring the first internationally branded hotel to Kisumu, Kenya’s third largest city. “As Aleph Hospitality ...

Technology: Great Enabler for Hospitality Professionals

Avukile Mabombo | September 7, 2018

By Avukile Mabombo It's well known that technology is only as useful as the user (and the purposes for which it is being used). The many uses of technology in business present fantastic opportunities to tap into broader markets and opportunities; it's an enabler that should be embraced, and that's the message the UNWTO is driving in this year's World Tourism Day's theme: transformative technology in tourism. Disrupting an industry Technology isn't simply what happens inside your computer or mobile device, it governs every aspect of what we're doing, having an impact on sustainability initiatives, resource man...

Protea Hotels Partners With Union Gold Zambia Limited for Development of 241-Room Protea Hotel by Marriott Bonanza Estate, Lusaka

Protea Hotels by Marriott | February 21, 2018

Cape Town, 21 February 2018: Protea Hotels by Marriott is strengthening its partnership with Zambian business giant, Union Gold Zambia Limited with the signing of Protea Hotel by Marriott Bonanza Estate, Lusaka. With 241 rooms, the hotel will be the largest operating hotel under the brand in the country and the brand's 9th hotel with Union Gold Zambia. Strategically located within the new upmarket lifestyle hub, the hotel will be within easy reach from the international airport and major city landmarks. "Protea Hotel by Marriott Bonanza Estate, Lusaka will be a significant addition to our fast growing portfolio," says Volker Heiden, Vic...

Marriott International Rebrands Protea Hotels with “by Marriott” Endorsement and Modernized Logo

Protea Hotels by Marriott | June 14, 2016

Marriott International announced today the rebranding of Protea Hotels to capitalize on the travel aspirations of Africa's growing middle class and the increased presence of international hotel brands in Africa. The rebranding includes an updated and modernized logo and the "by Marriott" endorsement. The brand is now officially Protea Hotels by Marriott ®. Marriott's endorsement of Protea Hotels signifies a turning point for the South African-based brand, which Marriott acquired in 2014. Having successfully integrated Protea's systems and operations, Marriott is enhancing Protea Hotels' brand strength and awareness through its endor...

Protea Hotels Signs Agreements for Development of First Protea Hotel in Botswana Opening Early 2018

Protea Hotels | June 8, 2016

June 8, 2016-- Protea Hotels today announced the signing of agreements for the development of its first hotel in Botswana, the ninth country in Africa in which the brand will have a presence. First established in South Africa, Protea Hotels has expanded over recent years into Zambia, Nigeria, Namibia, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania and Ghana. "This latest development reflects our ongoing commitment to doing business in Africa, and to providing the sort of quality accommodation and facilities that the market in Africa is calling for," says Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa for Marriott International. Marr...

Marriott International Opens First Ever Protea Hotel in Ghana

Protea Hotels | August 20, 2015

Marriott International's footprint in Middle East and Africa extends to 19 countries Cape Town, South Africa – August 20, 2015 - Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) has announced the opening of the Protea Hotel Select Takoradi, its first establishment in Ghana. "This opening under the Protea Hotels brand reinforces our focus on continuing to grow the footprint of Marriott International and that of Protea Hotels in strategic growth areas within Africa. It brings to 19 the number of Middle Eastern and African countries that Marriott International operates in," says Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East &am...

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