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Marriott International Completes Acquisition of Protea Hospitality Group; Becomes The Largest Hotel Company In Africa

Dubai, UAE and Cape Town, South Africa – 1st April 2014– Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today became the largest hotel company in Africa according to published information, and nearly doubled its presence in its Middle East and Africa region to more than 160 hotels and 23,000 rooms as it completed its acquisition of the 116-hotel Protea Hospitality Group (PHG), based in South Africa. Marriott now operates or franchises more than 4,000 hotels in 79 countries.Read more

April 2014

African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa Welcomes New GM

Andrew Conn has been appointed General Manager of African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa in the Magaliesberg, succeeding Nelson Rodrigues. Andrew has a wealth of experience, having run many 5-star operations during his 30 years as an hotelier, and is a welcome addition to the African Pride Hotels TEAM. Read more

March 2014

Marriott Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Protea Hotel Group's Hotel Operations and Brands

Expects to Become Largest Hotel Company in Africa.Read More

November 2013
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