Swiss-Belhotel International Expands into Nairobi, Africa

Swiss-Belhotel International

SUMMARY – SWISS-BELHOTEL INTERNATIONAL MAKES AFRICAN DEBUT WITH SWISS-BELINN NAIROBI. THAT WILL SIGNIFY STRATEGIC EXPANSION INTO A THRIVING HOSPITALITY MARKET, BACKED BY A RENOWNED PARTNER.

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Swiss-Belhotel International, a rapidly growing global hotel management group, has signed an agreement with NIBS Resort Company Limited to manage the Swiss-Belinn Nairobi, marking its first venture into Africa.

A Serene Oasis and Convenient Location

Nestled in the tranquil Kileleshwa neighborhood, renowned for its peaceful green surroundings, Swiss-Belinn Nairobi boasts 89 spacious rooms, 9 well-equipped meeting rooms, and a gym. Guests can savor delicious meals at the all-day dining restaurant and enjoy panoramic views of Nairobi’s skyline from the delightful rooftop bar.

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Situated just 25 minutes from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the hotel ensures guests are a mere 5 minutes away from the vibrant life of Westlands.

Renowned Kenyan entrepreneur Lizzie Wanyoike, founder of Nairobi Institute of Business Studies (NIBS), graced the ceremony with her presence, adding a touch of celebrity to the occasion.

Directors Antony, Stella, and Eric Wanyoike of NIBS Resort Company Limited expressed their excitement about partnering with Swiss-Belhotel International. They believe the brand’s reputation for excellence will positively impact Nairobi’s hospitality landscape.

With Nairobi contributing approximately 10% of its GDP to tourism and hosting 1.48 million international tourists in 2022, the city continues to solidify its position as a prominent business and leisure destination.

Swiss-Belhotel’s Milestone Entry

Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International, expressed pride in introducing the Swiss-Belinn brand to Nairobi. The partnership with NIBS Resort Company Limited marks a significant milestone as the group’s first operating hotel in Africa.

Swiss-Belhotel International will soon commence implementing its international standards and enhancements, aiming for a complete rebranding of Swiss-Belinn Nairobi by 15 January 2024.

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President – Operations & Development, EMEA & India, emphasized the significance of African and Middle Eastern markets for Swiss-Belhotel International. With growing tourism trends in Africa and Nairobi’s emergence as a prominent destination, the debut of Swiss-Belhotel International is well-timed.

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