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Accor Expands Luxury Footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa with Fairmont in Djibouti

Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group with over 400 hotels across India, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, is adding a new flagship property to its portfolio in Africa with Fairmont Djibouti.

Set to open in 2024, the hotel will feature 155 rooms and 10 serviced apartments, with five food and beverage outlets combined with 1,398 m2 of meetings and events facilities.

“Accor has always been a key player in the tourism industry across Africa, said Mark Willis, CEO, Accor India, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, “… and Djibouti is no exception. We are confident that this project will greatly benefit the hospitality landscape of Djibouti with the introduction of one of Accor’s flagship luxury brand, Fairmont, while supporting government efforts for its Djibouti vision 2035”.

Accor is partnering with Carnegie Hill Hospitality, a company founded in 2018 which has positioned itself as a major player in the real estate sector in Djibouti, headed by Haibado Ismail, and showcases the strong ambition to be a leader in the tourism sector through ‘greenfield’ developments and strategic partnerships in all segments of the hotel and real estate sector.