To consolidate its presence in Africa, Marriott International plans to increase the number of hotels in the continent by 50% by 2023.
Thus, the American group intends to strengthen its presence in Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and South Africa and put his bags in Mozambique.
According to a hotel group statement released on Monday, October 1, at a Nairobi forum on investment in the sector, « improving air links and robust economic growth support demand in the hotel industry. on the continent and encourage in recent years the major global groups to invest to develop in sub-Saharan Africa.
« Marriott International, with signatures (for these five new hotels) is on track to increase its portfolio by 50% with more than 200 hotels and 38,000 rooms by 2023, which should generate 12,000 new jobs, » said the source. .
As a reminder, Marriott operates in 130 countries, with 21 locations in Africa.