Aleph Hospitality has signed a franchise agreement with global hotelier Marriott International for a new Protea Hotels by Marriott hotel in Kisumu, Kenya. Hotel owner, Bluewater Hotels, Aleph Hospitality will operate the new-build property under the Protea Hotels by Marriott brand. Bani Haddad, founder and managing director of Aleph Hospitality, comments: "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."
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The Radisson Hotel Group has acquired an Executive Safehotels Certification for its newly opened Radisson Blu Hotel & Conference Center Niamey hotel, three days after its opening in June 2019. This marks the brand's fourth hotel in Africa to achieve Executive level this year.
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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has recorded slow global passenger demand growth for July. The total revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) rose 3.6%, compared to the same month in 2018. This was down from 5.1% annual growth recorded in June.
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