Protea Hotels by Marriott to open their second Hotel in Ghana

By IOL Supplied Time of article published Nov 21, 2018

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Protea Hotels by Marriott, a section of Marriott International, Inc., announced the signing of Protea Hotel by Marriott Accra, Kotoka Airport, the brand’s second hotel in Ghana and the initial Protea Hotel by Marriott in the administrative centre city of Accra.

Owned by Baobab Hotels & Resorts that is a subsidiary of the YAMUSAH Group, the hotel will undoubtedly be situated in the prestigious airport residential section of Accra strategically.

Only 1.5 kilometres from the Kotoka Airport terminal, the hotel is near key diplomatic also, government and commercial nodes.

“Continuing economic growth in Africa is driving greater investment in the continent, and Ghana is proving to be attractive being an investment destination particularly", said Volker Heiden, Vice President Protea Hotels by Marriott, Mariott International, Middle Africa and East.

"Protea Hotels by Marriott is among Africa’s most more developed hotel brands and we have been delighted to debut the brand in the bustling and dynamic capital city of Accra. The hotel will meet up with the rising demand for quality lodging in the populous city, catering to both continuing business and also the leisure traveller”.

An official design of the new Protea Hotel by Mariott located in Accra, Ghana. Picture: Supplied
According to Mr Zibrim Yamusah, CEO and president of The YAMUSAH Group, “We have been very happy to partner with Marriott International to create the Protea Hotels by Marriott brand to Accra".

"The brand’s strong regional equity and awareness in conjunction with the global distribution of Marriott International and the effectiveness of its loyalty program, we believe, certainly are a powerful combination that can help position the drive and hotel business".

Protea Hotel by Marriott Accra Kokota Airport will be a 17-story, 200-room hotel supplying a restaurant, a lobby lounge and bar, small conference and meeting facilities, an oxygen crew lounge, a gymnasium and a roof-top pool bar and lounge with uninterrupted views of the populous city.

Using its strategic location and the number of facilities it shall offer, the hotel will undoubtedly be perfect for leisure and business travellers, along with airline crew and the neighbourhood community.


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