Coronavirus Update

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Coronavirus Update At Hotel Partners Africa, we plan to continue business as usual where possible.  We are available by email and telephone and we can conduct meetings on Skype or What’s App.    However, as advised by the Government, we shall cease all site visits for the time being.   We will continue to monitor this rapidly changing situation closely …

Climate Change and the African Hotel Market

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The figures speak for themselves: average wildlife populations have dropped by 60% in just over 40 years; two-thirds of extreme weather events in the last 20 years were influenced by human activity; 120,000 square kilometres of tropical forest were lost in 2018; carbon emissions from energy use are rising at the fastest rate since 2011; there’s more carbon dioxide in …

2019

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Our Hotel Review of the Year 2019 The hotel world is one of constant change, with openings, closures, and multi-million-pound refurbishments. In the UK, specifically, the last few years have heard constant talk of how Brexit is affecting the market. But sadly, 2019 started with another hotel terrorist attack. In January, 21 people were confirmed dead in the DusitD2 hotel …

A plague on Africa’s economy – The impact of disease on the continent’s hotel values

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For decades reports of Africa being disease ridden have filled the newspaper columns, and TV screens in the mainstream media. Ebola, Malaria, sleeping sickness, bilharzia, dengue fever, Lassa Fever, Congo haemorrhagic fever, Yellow Fever, even Measles, have all been touted as reasons not to visit the continent. True, Africa certainly does seem to suffer disproportionally, compared to other continents. There …