Accor, leading player in Africa, carries on its development on the continent

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    The Group, already present in 17 countries, with 93 hotels and almost 16 000 rooms, is opening new frontiers in Ethiopia, Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo.During the Africa Hotel Investment Forum, held in Addis Ababa, Accor reaffirmed its commitment to development in Africa. Accor is already present on all segments, from luxury to budget, with its Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Novotel, Mercure, ibis, ibis Styles and ibis budget brands.

    In 2014, Accor has signed 11 new contracts in Africa:
    • 1 Sofitel : in Tamuda Bay/Morocco
    • 3 Pullman : 1 in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia, 1 in Kinshasa/Democratic Republic of Congo, 1 in Nairobi/Kenya
    • 1 Novotel : 1 in Mohammedia/Morocco
    • 3 Mercure : 2 in Morocco (Nador and Al Hoceima), 1 in Algiers/Algeria
    • 2 ibis : 1 in Mohammedia/Morocco, 1 in N’Djamena/Chad
    • 1 hotel without brand : in Al Hoceima/Morocco

    These 11 new contracts represent some 1700 new rooms. 3 hotels, signed in 2014, are already opened in Al Hoceima & Nador.

    “With already 4 openings in 2014, including ibis Casablanca Nearshore, Accor will continue its expansion in the coming months and years”, declares Antoine Guego, Chief Operating Officer Africa & Indian Ocean. ”Indeed everyone agrees that the African continent is living an economical revolution. With our strong experience -we are in Africa since 1975- we will look closely on how to expand quicker and stronger”

    Daniel Fountain / 12.10.2014

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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