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, managing director, 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 continues to expand across Africa and the Middle East, we are delighted to once again collaborate with Marriott International, following the signing of Four Points by Sheraton Monrovia earlier this year.”
Located in Kisumu on the shores of Lake Victoria, the new hotel will feature 125 rooms with striking lake views, three food and beverage outlets, a rooftop infinity pool, gym, spa and more than 500m2 of meeting space.
Fairmont Hotels and Resorts Kenya is now ready for tee-off with the launch of its new Fairmont Golf Safari Package ideal for bleisure travellers.
Autograph Collection Hotels welcomed Sankara Nairobi to its diverse and distinguished portfolio of over 171 hotels around the world, marking the debut for the brand in Kenya.
Travel and tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council.
Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has announced it will reopen the dusitD2 Nairobi hotel at the heart of the 14 Riverside complex as an act of solidarity with the local community following the tragic events which recently took place at the complex.
Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya landed at Moi International Airport, marking the airline’s second gateway in Kenya.
Autograph Collection Hotels announced that it will soon debut the brand into Kenya with Sankara Nairobi slated to join the brands diverse and distinguished portfolio of over 150 independent hotels around the world.
Najib Balala, minister, tourism, Kenya has announced discussions with low-cost UK and European-based airlines in an effort to boost tourism to the African country’s coastal regions.
Travelport has revealed the fastest-growing destinations for travellers in Kenya ahead of Kenya Association of Travel Agents’ inaugural Travel Agents Annual Convention.
Tourism along Kenya’s coastline is growing. According to local press reports, this is evident in the development of hotels and lodges in both traditional tourist areas as well as newer, emerging destinations.