Hilton will welcome its first guests in Niger in 2019 after signing a management agreement with Niamey Hotel & Suites Niger Ltd for a 142 guestroom property in its capital city of Niamey.
Hilton Niamey will become the first hotel to open in Niger under an international brand and will operate under Hilton's flagship upper upscale Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand.
The West African country will join 103 in which Hilton operates globally with the company having recently added a presence in neighboring Chad through 2016's opening of Hilton N'Djamena.
Construction is already underway at a centrally located site in Niamey on Rue des Oasis, which will allow guests easy access to the administrative hub of the city with many embassies and government buildings located on or around this main road.
The property will take the form a new build nine-story tower block and the 142 guest rooms include a total of 10 suites and a Presidential Suite. Four dining outlets will also be located on site along with modern business and fitness facilities.
Hilton is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising nearly 5,000 properties with more than 812,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories.