Emaar Hospitality Group taps Sub-Saharan Africa

Emaar Hospitality Group taps Sub-Saharan Africa


Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Dubai-based global developer Emaar Properties PJSC, has, in partnership with the Kalyan Group, marked its expansion to Sub-Saharan Africa to operate Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo.

The Kalyan Group has large diversified business with interests in commodities, dry bulk shipping, hospitality, investments and large-scale farming, among others and has developed core expertise specialising in revamping and bringing back to life national heritage assets and historical properties. Having redeveloped the hotel to world-class standards in an unprecedented 15 months, the Kalyan Group facilitated Togo’s hosting of major international events, including the African Hospitality International Forum 2016.

Located near the Monument de l’Independance (Monument of Independence), Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo will open doors to welcome guests shortly following the rebranding of the property, which was first established in 1980. Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo will have 256 rooms & suites and 64 serviced apartments as well as an array of themed restaurants, meeting venues and other attractions.

Togo marks the sixth international destination for the hotel brand that has 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 the key growth markets.

The upcoming international projects under Address Hotels + Resorts are: Jabal Omar Address Makkah in Saudi Arabia; Address Marassi Golf Resort + Spa and Address Marassi Beach Resort in Egypt; Address Istanbuland Address Residences Emaar Square Istanbul in Turkey; Address Marassi Al Bahrain; and Address Madivaru Maldives Resort + Spa in The Maldives.

Emaar Hospitality Group now has 13 operational hotels and three serviced residences in Dubai under Address Hotels + Resorts; Vida Hotels and Resorts, the upscale lifestyle hotel and residences brand; and Rove Hotels, a contemporary midscale hotel and residences brand.

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