Mövenpick has launched its first property in the capital of Ghana, the 260-room Ambassador Hotel. The hotel was originally presented to the West African country by the United Kingdom as an independence gift.

Now completely remodelled, the hotel features an impressive collection of art including 1500 individual pieces which date back to the early days of independence.

Primarily aimed at buiness and leisure travellers, the hotel features 61 Executive Club rooms with a dedicated 24-hour Club Lounge, 15 junior suites and a 350 square metre presidential suite.

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Stuart Chase, the hotel's general manager commented on the opening: “We are very excited with the hotel opening. Accra is becoming the economic hub of the West African region, which offers such rich and diverse natural and economic potential.

"Now with the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra we blend the warmth of West African culture with the quality, reliability and the personalized service that Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts offer.”