• Marriott’s African growth plan

Marriott is pressing on with expansion in Africa, following its acquisition of Protea Hospitality. It will add countries Benin, Gabon, Ghana, Ethiopia and Mauritius to its portfolio with planned openings, reports Bloomberg.

Buying Protea has given Marriott 23,000 rooms in Africa. The combined pipeline will put Marriott flags in 16 African nations by 2017.
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-01/marriott-targets-16-african-nations-following-protea-acquisition.html

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