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Sustainable Tourism in Africa takes centre stage at AHIF 2019 with world-first Mantis Eco-Lodge Innovation Hub

Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group, reaffirms its commitment to sustainable tourism development on the African continent at this week’s Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF 2019), as it unveils the world’s first Eco-Lodge Innovation Hub by Mantis, the brand in which it has a 50% stake.

Is there future for a hotel-owned OTA?

View by Scott Dahl

"Roomkey failed because it didn't sell rooms. The major decline in global travel in 2001 created the perfect storm that allowed the Online Travel Agencies to grow from virtually unknown to the giant presence they have in hospitality today."

Accor Signs Three-Property Deal At Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) 2019 To Introduce Novotel Brand In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group, announces the debut of its successful midscale brand Novotel in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This follows the signing of three properties during the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) taking place in Ethiopia this week (23-25 September).

In Step: Owners and Operators moving forward, together (or not)

View by David Bowd

"Stringent revenue management is the key now to a faster recovery, many markets are not seeing rate resistance and yet rates are dropping as a knee jerk reaction or panic. Be prepared previous booking patterns are no longer relevant and a new pattern will emerge (for many showing very last minute reservations)."