Anticipated new lodges will mark debut in Liberia whereas strengthening presence in Morocco and Ghana

MARRAKESH, Morocco — From the Discussion board de l’Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott Worldwide (www.Marriott.com) introduced three new deal signings throughout North and West Africa, reinforcing the corporate’s dedication to increasing its presence throughout the continent. The brand new deal signings spotlight the corporate’s progress in Morocco and Ghana, whereas marking its debut in Liberia.Organised by Bench Occasions, Discussion board de l’Investissement Hôtelier Africain is a gathering that unites North and West African nations in a bid to develop their economies and help hospitality funding. The discussion board connects enterprise leaders from worldwide and native markets – driving funding into tourism tasks, infrastructure, leisure and lodge improvement throughout the area.”New and established markets throughout North and West Africa proceed to current us with immense alternatives to additional improve and diversify our portfolio within the continent,” stated Jerome Briet, Chief Growth Officer, Center East & Africa at Marriott Worldwide. “The brand new deal signings additional strengthen our sturdy improvement pipeline, which is a results of our long-established presence in Africa and the belief house owners have in Marriott Worldwide and our compelling portfolio of numerous manufacturers.” The three new lodge signings introduced through the Discussion board de l’Investissement Hôtelier Africain are:The St. Regis Marrakech ResortMarriott Worldwide’s luxurious model portfolio in Morocco is slated to additional increase with the signing of The St. Regis Marrakech Resort. The St. Regis Marrakech Resort can be part of the Assoufid Golf Resort and can embrace 80 luxuriously-appointed guestrooms and villas, all providing spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains. With leisure services resembling a spa, pool, and a state-of-the-art health heart, The St. Regis Marrakech Resort may also function six distinctive culinary experiences, together with two specialty eating places and the long-lasting St. Regis Bar impressed by the King Cole Bar on the model’s flagship in New York. Providing the perfect escape from the town, the resort can be in shut proximity to the award-winning, 18-hole Assoufid Golf Membership which has established itself as the most effective programs in Africa. Anticipated to open in 2024, the resort is owned by Assoufid Properties Growth SA and developed by United Actual Property Firm (URC), a part of the Kuwait Initiatives Firm (KIPCO) group of corporations.Residence Inn by Marriott Accra Kotoka AirportThe firm’s footprint in Ghana is anticipated to additional increase with the signing of the Residence Inn by Marriott Accra Kotoka Airport, which can mark the debut of the extended-stay model within the nation. Projected to open in 2023, the 12-story lodge will encompass 160 spacious suites with separate residing, working and sleeping zones, all outfitted with absolutely purposeful kitchens. Different services within the lodge will embrace three meals and beverage shops, together with a rooftop bar, a well being and leisure membership and a boardroom. The lodge can be strategically situated within the Airport Residential Space of Accra and fewer than 1.5 kilometres from the Kotoka Worldwide Airport. A franchised property, the lodge can be managed by Yamusah Motels Administration Firm Restricted, the proprietor and developer of the property.4 Factors by Sheraton MonroviaThe firm expects to make its debut in Liberia with the 4 Factors by Sheraton Monrovia. Anticipated to open in 2020, the lodge will encompass 111 stylishly appointed guestrooms and 4 meals and beverage shops, together with a rooftop bar and lounge and speciality restaurant. The lodge can be within the coronary heart of Monrovia’s central enterprise district and close to key governmental and ministerial buildings, diplomatic services and the College of Liberia. The lodge will boast 4 Factors by Sheraton’s approachable design and glorious service and replicate the model’s promise to supply what issues most to at present’s impartial travellers. The 4 Factors by Sheraton Monrovia is a franchised property owned by Sea Suites Resort LLC and can be managed by Aleph Hospitality.Robust Progress Momentum throughout North and West AfricaMarriott Worldwide is on monitor to increase its footprint in Africa to 200 lodges by the tip of 2023. The North and West Africa areas play a pivotal function within the firm’s general progress technique for the continent.In North Africa, Marriott Worldwide at present has 30 lodges and over 10,000 rooms in its portfolio and with a sturdy pipeline in place, the corporate expects to develop its lodge portfolio by 60 % by the tip of 2023. Presently dwelling to 9 Marriott Worldwide manufacturers, the corporate expects to introduce six new manufacturers in North Africa – together with St. Regis, W Motels, Autograph Assortment, Residence Inn by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott and Marriott Govt Residences. The corporate anticipates the opening of 4 new properties throughout North Africa in 2019, together with the debut of The Ritz-Carlton Rabat which can mark the corporate’s first luxurious property in Morocco. Different deliberate openings embrace the launch of the St. Regis model in Egypt with The St. Regis Cairo, the 4 Factors by Sheraton Setif in Algeria and the Marrakech Marriott Resort in Morocco.In West Africa, the corporate expects to develop its present footprint by 75 per cent with the addition of 9 new lodges and greater than 1,800 rooms by the tip of 2023. At present working 12 properties throughout Nigeria, Ghana, Mali and Guinea, Marriott Worldwide plans to enter Benin and Ivory Coast as part of its improvement pipeline. In 2019, the corporate is on-track to open the 4 Factors by Sheraton Ikot Ekpene, its ninth property in Nigeria, and the Protea Resort by Marriott Accra Kotoka Airport in Ghana.

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