Sofitel Luxury Launches New Flagship in West Africa
Friday February 28th, 2014 - 9:48AM B
| | | | | | | | | | |
These are shortcuts to your favorite social networking and bookmark sites. Add this story to your Facebook page, del.icio.us, DiggIt, and many others!
PARIS—Sofitel Luxury Hotels has launched its new flagship in West Africa with the opening of the Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire.
This five-star Ivory Coast property was built by architect Moshe Mayer in 1963 and revamped in 2011. Sofitel signed a management contract for this property in July 2012 and following a transitional period to bring the hotel in line with brand standards, opened in early 2014.
The hotel offers 209 guest rooms, including two presidential suites and 40 junior suites. The property also features two restaurants.
Tags: Sofitel • luxury • Hospitality • Brands •
For the past few years, the talk of The Lodging Conference in Phoenix had been focused on the economic recovery, solid industry projections and “cautious optimism.” With the word cautious no longer necessary, the economic outlook took a backseat this year to the seemingly unending parade of new lifestyle brands.