Hilton has introduced the signing of an settlement with Société Nouvelle des Cocotiers (SNC) to launch its upscale DoubleTree by Hilton model in Cameroon.
The resort is predicted to open in 2023 following a multimillion-dollar renovation of the Douala Rabingha Lodge and can be a part of Hilton Yaounde, which lately celebrated its thirtieth anniversary of operation inside the nation.
Andrew McLachlan, managing director growth, sub-Saharan Africa, Hilton, stated: “Hilton has a powerful custom of hospitality in Cameroon, welcoming friends for over 30 years.
“I’m delighted that we’re increasing our portfolio and launching a second model available in the market.
“DoubleTree by Hilton Douala offers us a presence inside the nation’s key industrial hub in a longtime location well-known to worldwide guests to the town.”
Positioned inside the Bonanjo district, the first industrial district of Douala, the 141-guestroom resort will probably be situated subsequent to the French Consulate close to to a mess of company and authorities workplaces.
It’s roughly six kilometres from Douala Worldwide Airport.
The property will function 5 eating retailers, together with a specialty restaurant, all-day eating restaurant, spectacular rooftop bar in addition to foyer bar and café.
Assembly house will consist of 4 particular person assembly rooms and a ballroom, while the resort can even function spa and health services in addition to a youngsters’s playground.
DoubleTree by Hilton has over 18 properties buying and selling or beneath growth throughout the African continent – including to a world portfolio of greater than 600 motels throughout 48 nations – together with locations reminiscent of Addis Ababa, Cape City and Nairobi.