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Hilton Addis Ababa has announced its partnership with the modern book shop, Book World, for a book fair from 17 December 2016 until 7 January 2017.
Hilton Addis Ababa has celebrated the 12 graduates of its 2016 Elevate 1 program. Elevate 1 is a hotel based program to build critical management skills. The course focuses on highly practical skills and knowledge that first time managers can use immediately on the job.
Hilton Addis Ababa announced a partnership with Sealed Air-Diversey – known for their pioneering approach in developing innovative solutions for waste reduction, resource conservation and product security. Sealed Air Diversey will repurpose used soap bars through ‘Soap for Hope’, a program which provides hygiene for communities in need.
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) has signed a management agreement with Jabavu Village Ltd to open a 255 guest-room and suite hotel in Kenya’s capital. The hotel is set to open in 2020 and joins 50 Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties trading or under development in 17 countries across Africa.
Hilton (NYSE:HLT) has announced the signing of a management agreement with Quality Inspection & Testing Services Limited to open a 350 guest-room and suite hotel at Lagos’ Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Nigeria. The hotel, which was signed at AHIF 2016 in Rwanda is set to open in 2023 and joins Hilton’s growing African portfolio targeted at more than 80 properties trading or in the development pipeline, which will see Hilton more than double its presence across Africa in the next 3-5 years.
Hilton’s Seychelles hotels are delighted to welcome Britta Krug as the Director of Business Development from October 2016. In her role she will be responsible for the three Hilton resorts in the Republic of Seychelles: Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa, Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa, and DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles Allamanda Resort & Spa. Britta will be responsible for designing and implementing a plan to increase sales, revenue, reservations, as well as group and event marketing, to drive new and expand existing revenue opportunities across all Hilton Seychelles properties.