Global CEOs to Share Personal Insights at AHIF in Nairobi
When the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) takes place in Nairobi in October, it will host the strongest line up of global hotel industry CEOs in its history in Nairobi. Industry CEO that will be present include Christopher J. Nassetta, President & CEO, Hilton and Chairman, WTTC; Federico J. González, President & CEO, Radisson Hotel Group; Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AccorHotels; Alex Kyriakidis, President & Managing Director, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International.
Others are Olivier Granet, Chief Executive Officer, AccorHotels Middle East and Africa; Cedric Guilleminot, Chief Executive Officer, Onomo Hotels; Mossadeck Bally, Chief Executive Officer, Azalaï Hotels Group; Philippe Baretaud, CEO, Mantis Collection and Ignace Bauwens, Regional Vice President, Middle East, Eurasia & Africa, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
This year’s AHIF will cover every aspect - from the impact of macroeconomics to the hard detail of building a thriving business, plus unique networking opportunities with leading CEOs.
Roundtable sessions at the event will include topics as the rise of African brands; growth of various segments; the nuances of Africa's diversity; best practices in hotel development etc. During the first week of October, in parallel with AHIF, Kenya will also be hosting the Magical Kenya Travel Expo to promote Kenya and East Africa as a leisure destination.
The Cabinet Secretary, Kenyan Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife, Hon. Najib Balala is expected to announce new incentives for inward investment and facilitate dialogue between the President of Kenya and business leaders when they are in Nairobi in October. AHIF is the premier hotel investment conference in Africa, attracting many prominent international hospitality experts and investors. It will hold from 2 to 4 October, 2018 at Radisson Blu, Nairobi.