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Africa is a Giant Complex Game of Monopoly

Press Release When delegates arrive at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), which takes place in Nairobi on 23-25 September 2013, they could be forgiven for feeling like players in a giant, complex game of Monopoly (the world famous board game where players compete to buy properties and develop them into hotels). Research just released […]

The all new Olarro Eco Lodge

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The all new Olarro Eco Lodge

Press Release Olarro Lodge in Kenya is an eco luxury hotel created by the famous ethical designer Anthony Russell and takes in an interesting flair of contemporary style with tribal influences from the Maasai. Olarro Lodge is a small, eco sanctuary in the Loita Hills Massif, South Western Kenya, designed by Anthony Russell – famed […]

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Pact to Promote Kenyan Hotels Online

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Pact to Promote Kenyan Hotels Online

Nairobi — Kenya’s hospitality industry is now better placed to boost its online and global presence thanks to a partnership between local consultancy firm Barefoot and a global leader in hospitality technology solutions, RateGain. RateGain’s solutions are currently being used by more than 1,700 hotels worldwide, while Barefoot Consultancy provides its client hotels with online […]

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A new Hotel for Nairobi As Confidence Grows

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A new Hotel for Nairobi As Confidence Grows

Nairobi — As the new government takes over leadership, local and international investors continue to gain confidence in Kenya’s hotel and tourism industry with international hotels trooping to invest and cash in on the fast growing hospitality sector. Hemingways Collection will in the next few weeks launch Hemingways in Nairobi. Once it opens its doors […]

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Global Hotel Chains Set to Open Doors in Kenya This Year

By James Waithaka Nairobi, Kenya – At least three major global hotel chains are set to open doors this year in newly built properties in Nairobi. Among key hotels opening for business this year include Kempinski’s Villa Rosa Hotel, a 200-room upscale hotel located at Chiromo, Nairobi. Construction of the hotel property is near completion. […]

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Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) returns to Kenya

Press Release The Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) will return to Kenya in September 2013. The conference, which took place in Morocco in 2011 and Nairobi in 2012, has stayed put after the Kenyan government made a compelling case to keep it in Kenya, following the success of the 2012 event. Kenya’s Minister of Tourism, […]

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Best Western opens first East African property in Nairobi

A 96 room and 6 suite Best Western franchise has opened in Nairobi’s Hurlingham area last week, the first of its kind in Eastern Africa. Located along Arwings Kodhek Road the newly opened hotel adds yet another global brand name to Kenya, where in 2013 a number of other hospitality giants are also due to open new […]

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