Valor Hospitality Expands in East Africa with Two New Developments

Valor Hospitality announces new projects in Kenya and Zanzibar
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VALOR HOSPITALITY ANNOUNCES NEW PROJECTS IN KENYA AND ZANZIBAR, EXPANDING ITS PORTFOLIO IN EAST AFRICA WITH INNOVATIVE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTS.

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Valor Hospitality, a global leader in hotel management and operations, is expanding its portfolio in East Africa. The company recently signed deals for two major developments: the TUI Blue Watamu Hotel in Kenya and Zanzibar’s first Canopy by Hilton.

Euan McGlashan, co-founder and CEO of Valor Hospitality, emphasizes the importance of these new projects. “These additions to our portfolio reflect our strategic growth plan and commitment to global expansion,” he states.

TUI Blue Watamu Hotel in Kenya

Situated in the vibrant coastal town of Watamu, north of Mombasa, the TUI Blue Watamu Hotel is set to break ground in September 2024. This development will include 124 guest rooms, suites, and apartments. Amenities will feature a beach club, seafood restaurant, all-day café, cocktail and pool bars, and a grill. Valor Hospitality, in partnership with TUI Blue, will manage and operate the property.

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Michael Pownall, Managing Partner for Africa and the Middle East at Valor Hospitality, highlights the benefits of the location. “The TUI Blue Watamu Hotel, in its idyllic beach setting, attracts Europeans and urban Kenyans looking to escape city life in Nairobi and Mombasa,” he says.

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Canopy by Hilton Zanzibar – The Burj

On Zanzibar’s West Coast in Fumba Town, the 28-storey Canopy by Hilton Zanzibar will be the world’s tallest hybrid timber tower at 95 meters. This 162-room hotel will showcase innovative and sustainable architecture, forming part of Fumba’s master Smart City plan. This plan includes branded residences, offices, retail spaces, and restaurants.

Tony Romer-Lee, Managing Partner for Africa at Valor Hospitality, expresses excitement about the project. “We are thrilled to bring the Canopy by Hilton brand to Zanzibar and contribute to this visionary project with CPS Africa,” he comments. Construction will start at the end of 2024.

Valor Hospitality’s Comprehensive Services

Valor Hospitality offers a suite of services including site selection, brand selection, financing solutions, project management, and operations management. These services aim to maximize returns and support strategic growth.

The company’s commitment to excellence is evident in its new projects and ongoing management across Africa and other regions.

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