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Marriott International debuts first hotel in West Africa with Sheraton Grand Conakry

— Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc., announced December 12 the debut of Sheraton Grand in Africa with opening of Sheraton Grand Conakry, welcoming it to the brand’s premier tier of hotels recognized for their exciting destinations, distinguished designs, and excellence in service and guest experiences. The newly built hotel marks Marriott International’s entry into Guinea, West ...

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Marriott International scores 100% on Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index

Marriott International has been named, for the fourth consecutive year, among America’s top corporations for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. (LGBT) equality, by again earning a perfect 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is a nationally recognized benchmark that evaluates America’s leading workplaces and their inclusion of LGBT employees and ...

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At Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, you deposit fatigue and withdraw relaxation

By Allan Brian Ssenyonga There comes a time in life when you concede that actually, fatigue seems to be taking over. You start going to bed and getting up feeling cheated, waking up still feeling exhausted just because even as you slept you still had a dream about that report you are supposed to submit but procrastination and distractions chose ...

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Sheraton Hotels & Resorts joins the global #GivingTuesday movement

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR), has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Reinforcing its commitment to being a brand where actions speak louder, Sheraton is assembling 10,000 First Aid Kits and donating them to the American ...

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AGS Country Club: A small hop for Kigalians, a giant leap for Lake Muhazi

By David Cecil Our delightful experience at AGS was all the more welcome, given our extremely unpleasant stay at another lodge on Lake Muhazi the night before, located closer to the small town of Byumba. This other lodge shall remain nameless, but serves as a useful point of comparison. We had only intended to come to Muhazi for one night ...

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Sheraton Lagos unveils 107 freshly renovated club rooms and suites

The iconic Sheraton Lagos Hotel has unveiled 107 newly renovated club rooms and suites, all refreshed and elegantly furnished with modern interiors and enhanced amenities. Intuitive design blends seamlessly with local cultural elements and permeates through the re- energized interiors to provide a sense of place. The hotel also revealed an all new invigorated Sheraton® Club Lounge, the brand’s exclusive ...

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Marriott Hotels announces winning tech start-ups set to transform the future of hotels

A voice activated personal assistant and a mobile professional networking platform have been championed by Marriott Hotels in Europe to lead the way in the future of travel technology. Marriott TestBED, an accelerator programme created to find the most innovative tech start-ups in the hospitality sector, saw almost 150 budding companies whittled down to two in a thorough judging process ...

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Donald Trump says new D.C. hotel will be one of world’s finest

Donald Trump officially opened the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. here on Wednesday with the cutting of a red ribbon under the lobby’s 200-foot glass ceiling in this city’s historic 1889-built Old Post Office. Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, his wife Melania, daughters Tiffany and Ivanka, and sons Donald Jr. and Eric each used oversized gold scissors to cut ...

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Westin Hotels & Resorts debuts in Cairo

Westin Hotels and Resorts (www.StarwoodHotels.com/Westin), part of Marriott International, Inc. (www.Marriott.com), has announced the opening of Egypt’s best kept secret, The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa Katameya Dunes (www.Westin.com/CairoKatameyaDunes). Owned by New Cairo for Real Estate Investment Company, the resort and spa is located in the prestigious, residential community of Katameya Dunes, anchored by a 27-hole championship golf course designed ...

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Marriott International to debut Eco-Conscious Element Brand in Egypt

Marriott International has announced plans to debut Element Hotels, the stylish eco-incubator brand in Egypt in early 2019. Located in Cairo’s upscale Heliopolis district and slated to be the largest Element Hotel in the Middle East and Africa, Element Cairo is being developed by Abraj Misr Urban Development and is owned by Middle East Real Estate for Development (MERED), an ...

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