Grand Metropolitan Hotels Expands Presence in Africa

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GRAND METROPOLITAN HOTELS ENHANCES AFRICAN PRESENCE, ADDING OVER 130 NEW HOTELS TO ITS GLOBAL PORTFOLIO. THE COMPANY INVESTS IN TALENT DEVELOPMENT AND DRIVES TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION, PAVING THE WAY FOR DIGITALIZATION IN TOURISM.

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Grand Metropolitan Hotels has extended its presence in Africa by incorporating over 130 hotels into its global portfolio. The establishment of its own brands tailored to the African market, including Rainbow Hotels, enhances its overall portfolio.

The company’s recent accolade as the “World’s Finest Upcoming Hotel Company” underscores its commitment to excellence. In Zimbabwe alone, it has taken over six additional hotels, totaling over 900 rooms, following the acquisition of Hilton Hotel Malabo.

Investing in Talent and Driving Growth in Africa

Grand Metropolitan Hotels is not just expanding its physical presence but also investing in talent development. Through the establishment of a hotel management school in Africa, it aims to nurture the next generation of hospitality professionals.

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In a bid to enhance the guest experience and streamline booking processes, Grand Metropolitan Hotels is also launching innovative online booking platforms under the African Hotel Alliance and African Heritage Hotel Collection brands. These platforms aim to make booking seamless and secure for travelers across Africa.

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Moreover, through strategic partnerships and investments, the company is driving holistic growth across the African continent. Collaborations with local stakeholders, such as the acquisition of a majority stake in the Gateway Stream platform, further bolster its presence.

In addition to expanding its physical and digital presence, Grand Metropolitan Hotels is actively contributing to job creation and educational opportunities. The establishment of the Swiss African Academy of Hospitality and Management in collaboration with the Hotel School of Lucerne demonstrates its dedication to nurturing talent.

The company is set to host the first African Hospitality Technology Summit in Southern Africa in March 2025, showcasing its commitment to advancing digitalization in African tourism.

About Grand Metropolitan Hotels

Grand Metropolitan Hotels, a leading white-label hotel operator, specializes in tailored management services and brand development for hotel owners and investors. With a diverse portfolio including renowned brands like the Grand Metropolitan Collection, Castlewood, and the Swiss Hospitality Collection, the company caters to individual needs worldwide. Backed by an international team across six global offices, Grand Metropolitan emphasizes sustainability and advanced digitalization in its approach, ensuring responsible and agile decision-making.

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