Emaar Hospitality Group expands to Sub-Saharan Africa
Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Dubai-based Emaar Properties PJSC, in partnership with the Kalyan Group, has marked its expansion to Sub-Saharan Africa to operate Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo, an iconic hotel set in the heart of the city, in the tallest building in Togo, and unrivalled in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Only 7 km from the Lomé-Tokoin International Airport, which connects Togoto African cities, Europe and beyond, Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togowill be operated by Address Hotels + Resorts, the premium luxury brand of Emaar Hospitality Group, which will assume the management of the property shortly.
Located near the Monument of Independence, Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo will welcome guests shortly following the rebranding of the property, first established in 1980. It will have 256 rooms & suites and 64 serviced apartments as well as themed restaurants, meeting venues and other amenities. Togo marks the sixth international destination for Address that has upcoming hotel projects in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, Bahrainand The Maldives, in addition to new openings in the UAE.
Ashok Gupta, CEO of Kalyan Hospitality Development Togo SAU, and Founder and CEO of Kalyan Group, which owns the hotel, said: "Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo is a prestigious asset in our real estate and hospitality investment portfolio; being entrusted by the Republic of Togo with what is widely regarded as the 'Jewel of West Africa'. It will add to the pride of Togo and serve as a referral point for the hotel industry."
Olivier Harnisch, CEO of Emaar Hospitality Group, said: "Our agreement is a landmark in our expansion to Sub-Saharan Africa. We thank Ashok Guptaand the Togolese government for their support and opportunity to operate our first hotel and serviced residence project in Togo, a fascinating country with strong growth opportunities."
Earlier known as Hôtel 2 Février, Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo is set in a 30-storey tower, 102 metres high, offering spectacular views. With free WiFi, facilities including ballroom, congress hall and auditorium, luxury spa, open air swimming pool, concierge services and retail shops, it will be a refreshing getaway for business and leisure guests.