Dubai's Emaar Hospitality enters Sub-Saharan Africa with Address hotel in Togo
Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo will welcome guests shortly following the rebranding of the property
Emaar Hospitality Group, recently marked a milestone of 50 hotel projects in its portfolio, has expanded to Sub-Saharan Africa to operate Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo in partnership with the Kalyan Group.
Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo will welcome guests shortly following the rebranding of the property, which was first established in 1980. Bringing the ‘where life happens’ philosophy of Address Hotels + Resorts, it will have 256 rooms & suites and 64 serviced apartments as well as restaurants, meeting venues and other attractions.
Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo is a hotel project under Address Hotels + Resorts, which has six operational hotels in Dubai. Togo marks the sixth international destination for the hotel brand that has upcoming hotel projects in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, Bahrain and The Maldives, in addition to several new openings in the UAE. Emaar Hospitality Group has plans to operate more hotels in Sub-Saharan Africa, one of the key growth markets.
The management agreement was signed by Olivier Harnisch, CEO of Emaar Hospitality Group, and Ashok Gupta, CEO of Kalyan Hospitality Development Togo SAU, and Founder and CEO of Kalyan Group, which owns the hotel.
Olivier Harnisch said: “Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo is uniquely positioned to welcome business and leisure guests, led by its central location and its iconic status as the tallest building in Togo. Through the management agreement, we will bring the premium luxury experience associated with the Address brand. In addition to boosting the hospitality sector, we will also contribute to the local economy by creating jobs for the Togolese and extend training on hospitality services.”
Earlier known as Hôtel 2 Février, Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo is set in a 30-storey tower that is 102 metres high, and amenities in the hotel include banquet halls, outdoor swimming pool and lounge deck, a modern business centre, a fully equipped gymnasium and spa, and tennis courts, among others.
The upcoming international projects under Address Hotels + Resorts are: Jabal Omar Address Makkah in Saudi Arabia; Address Marassi Golf Resort + Spa and Address Marassi Beach Resort in Egypt; Address Marassi Al Bahrain; and Address Madivaru Maldives Resort + Spa in The Maldives.
Emaar Hospitality Group now has 13 operational hotels and three serviced residences in Dubai under Address Hotels + Resorts; Vida Hotels and Resorts, the upscale lifestyle hotel and residences brand; and Rove Hotels, a contemporary midscale hotel and residences brand.