Emaar Hospitality enters Sub-Saharan Africa market with new partnership

Emaar Hospitality enters Sub-Saharan Africa market with new partnership
Address Hotel 2 Fvrier Lom Togo.
Published: 28 June 2018 - 1:32 a.m.
By: Jumana Abdel-Razzaq

Emaar Hospitality Group has partnered with Kalyan Group to operate Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo, marking the group’s expansion into Sub-Saharan Africa.

Set in a 30-stoery tower, Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo will be operated by Address Hotels + Resorts and will open its doors to welcome guests shortly following the rebranding of the property.

The hotel will have 256 rooms and suites, 64 serviced apartments, and themed restaurants, meeting venues, and other attractions. It was originally established in 1980.

The management agreement was signed by Olivier Harnisch, CEO of Emaar Hospitality Group, and Ashok Gupta, CEO of Kalyan Hospitality Development Togo SAU, and founder and CEO of Kalyan Group, which owns the hotel.

Olivier Harnisch said: “Our management agreement to operate Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo is a significant landmark in our expansion to Sub-Saharan Africa.

“We thank Ashok Gupta, the Founder & CEO of Kalyan Group and the Togolese government for their support and opportunity to operate our first hotel and serviced residence project in Togo, a fascinating country with strong growth prospects.

“Togo is also strengthening its tourism sector with the goal of increasing the share of the industry from 2% to 7% by 2020 and investing infrastructure upgrades and boosting the industrial sector.”

Details of when the property is set to be opened is to be announced.

Togo marks the sixth international destination for the hotel brand, with upcoming hotel projects in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, Bahrain and The Maldives, in addition to several new openings in the UAE.

Emaar Hospitality Group has plans to operate more hotels in Sub-Saharan Africa, one of its key growth markets.

 

 

 

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