Filippo Sona

Managing Director, Global Hospitality Drees & Sommer

Filippo SonaFilippo Sona, Managing Director, Global Hospitality Drees & Sommer, is one of the most recognised names in the global hospitality consultancy community having carried out work in more than 28 countries for the past 25 years. From the US, UK and Europe to Middle East and Africa, Filippo has carried out more than 735 hospitality projects, including market and financial feasibilities, valuations, operator selection, project management and strategic asset management. A respected industry speaker, Filippo will be attending the Africa Hotel Investment Forum at the Sheraton Addis in Ethiopia from September 23-25, 2019, where he will be moderating a session entitled: ‘Hotel brands: what are they looking for”.
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Pushing The Boundaries Of African Hospitality

According to the annual African Hotel Chain Development Pipeline Survey from W Hospitality Group, there are 75,000 branded rooms in 401 hotels in the pipeline across Africa - a growth of 51% in total pipeline rooms since 2015.