Hilton reaches 100 hotel milestone in Africa

Hilton reaches 100 hotel milestone in Africa

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Hilton reaches 100 hotel milestone in Africa

Hilton today announced at the African Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) the signing of Hampton by Hilton Sandton Grayston, a deal which marks the initial for the brand in Africa and a milestone of 100 hotels trading or under development on the African continent for Hilton in its centenary year.

A franchise agreement was signed with Afrirent Pty through its Indalo Hotels & Leisure subsidiary, an even one Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) alternative party operating company. Indalo will be the operator of the 158 guest room Hampton by Hilton hotel in Sandton, the financial capital of South Africa. This mid-market property will join Hilton’s flagship upscale Hilton Sandton, offering additional choice for travellers to the district referred to as &lsquo commonly;Africa’s richest Square Mile’. Construction is scheduled to begin with at the website on Grayston Drive in early 2020 with first guests set to be welcomed by mid-2021.

Hampton by Hilton serves quality-driven and value-conscious travelers at a lot more than 2, 500 properties over the global world. It provides high-quality amenities and accommodation, such as for example complimentary WiFi, free hot breakfast, and a thoughtful service thought as Hamptonality, with guest happiness being the real number 1 priority.


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Hilton has enjoyed an instant amount of expansion in the focused service segment through the Hilton Garden Inn brand which includes operational hotels in six African markets and an additional ten under development. Hampton by Hilton is likely to compliment this growth and offer customers and owners with greater choice.

Patrick Fitzgibbon, Senior Vice President, Development, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Hilton said: “Year with this particular being our 100th, achieving the milestone of 100 hotels we can think about our rich legacy of pioneering tourism on photography equipment but also to check to the near future. We continue steadily to intensify the pace of our growth, especially in the mid-market segment which presents a significant opportunity as evidenced by the rapid expansion of Hilton Garden Inn on the continent since its debut in 2016.”

2019 has seen Hilton open four properties in Africa, entering three new markets whilst also strengthening its multi-brand pipeline further.

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Author: George Taylor

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