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Press Release18 January 2017

Mangalis Hotel Group announces the Opening of Yaas Hotel Almadies

The Revolutionary Yaas Hotel Dakar Almadies Opens its Doors, with 89 innovative state of the art rooms.

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Dakar -- Mangalis Hotel Group announced the opening of its first revolutionary Yaas Almadies Hotel Dakar. The first of its kind hotel in Senegal to deploy the Plug & Play solution, of pre-fabricated modular building. The hotel provides 89 state of the art rooms, combining novel energized design and latest technology. Located in the trendy chic area of the vibrant city of Dakar, enjoys close proximity to the city hub, business and diplomatic district, with easy access to the shopping centers, and not too far from the airport. The hotel which caters to not only business.

The hotel which caters to not only business travelers, who are in the city for a short trip, yet to pleasure seekers and families. With its fresh, joyful and colorful interiors, Yaas Hotel Dakar Almadies embodies comfort and easy usability for its guests in every corner: Whether the very thoughtfully well designed rooms, to the spacious tastefully decorated lobby area, where the guests can enjoy a selection of freshly roasted coffee, natural juices, or check emails, or just surf the news on fast speed connected iPad, ready for usage at all times.

Fulfilling the desires of the guests, Yaas Hotel Dakar Almadies offer an energizing breakfast in the Smart Snacking Corner, in addition to Yaas Grab & Go fridge is available to provide gourmet snacks and beverages 24/7, and to make sure that the guests live an unprecedented experience; Yaas Hotel Dakar Almadies offers a daily menu inspired by the intriguing African flavors of the City of Dakar. On the new opening, Olivier Jacquin, CEO of Mangalis Hotel Group commented: "Africa in general, and Senegal in particular, is the target of new type of travelers, who have high standards, and expect not only a good service, and cleanliness, yet, they want to enjoy innovative design, unusual facilities, and to feel that they can be productive in a relaxed ambience." Jacquin added: "the growth in demand we are witnessing in Africa for revolutionary hospitality facilities is big, and we, at Mangalis Hotel Group, through our Yaas brand, we are delivering rapidly to not only meet the expectations of the travelers, yet, to provide design landmarks in the cities, through the outstanding Yaas Hotel iconic building architect and interior design". Jacquin continued: "We are certainly very happy to accompany the growth of Dakar, and to offer our lifestyle economy brand, Yaas Hotel Dakar Almadies to its travelers. In every aspect of the hotel, we have made sure to give our guests, who are coming for business or for pleasure, a comfortable, joyful and stress free stay, in a modern, vivid, connected, and spacious hotel. We aim with our brand Yaas, to make our guests feel recharged during their stay".

Mangalis Hotel Group is committed to place Africa on the roadmap of international hospitality. The first flagship Noom Hotel Conakry in Guinea was inaugurated in September 2016. The Group is expected to open its mid-scale Seen Abidjan during the first quarter of 2017.

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Yaas is the economy brand of Mangalis Hotel Group. Born in West Africa, Mangalis is the African hospitality benchmark with brands that include, beside Yaas, smart economy hotels, Noom, upscale inspired hotels and Seen, midscale trendy hotels.
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