Hilton announced the signing of a management agreement with Growthpoint Properties, one of South Africa’s largest REIT, to open a hotel under its lifestyle Canopy by Hilton brand.
Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton’s globally recognised upscale hotel brand, is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline just three years after opening its first hotel on the continent in 2016.
ROGIER HURKMANS has been promoted to cluster general manager of TRYP by Wyndham, Barsha Heights and Wyndham Dubai Marina. Hurkmans joined Wyndham Hotel Group in the Middle East in 2015, as opening general manager of Wyndham Dubai Marina.
CHRISTIAN BAUDAT has been selected as Rotana's area general manager for Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Salalah. He joins Rthe company with an extensive background in hotel operations, development and management, having spent nearly two decades with Hilton Worldwide.
DAVID PRINCE has been promoted to area vice president for Dubai and the UAE’s Northern Emirates at Rotana. Prince joined the company in April 2015 after having spent more than 20 years at Hilton Worldwide where he held a variety of senior positions in diverse geographic markets.