Marriott International to open 19 properties in Middle East and Africa in expansion plan

Marriott International to open 19 properties in Middle East and Africa in expansion plan

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AFRICA – Marriott International, an American multinational diversified hospitality company, has unveiled plans of growing its Africa and Middle East portfolio by adding 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms as part of its overall growth strategy. The company said that…

The Carlyle Group invests US$40m in Nigeria’s online travel agency Wakanow

The Carlyle Group invests US$40m in Nigeria’s online travel agency Wakanow

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NIGERIA – The American alternative asset management and financial services corporation, The Carlyle Group has announced that it will invest US$40 million in one of West Africa’s largest online travel agencies, Wakanow.com. According to the private firm, the equity will come from…