Briefing: opportunity in Africa
The African continent is vast and one where there is a wealth of opportunity. Risks associated with the continent means many approach investing in the area with trepidation. However, many believe we are seeing its final dawn.
Some countries don’t have a branded hotel located within it, others are resource heavy and with a growing middle class the chance to really make headway is apparent.
Experts this week include:
- Gordon Drake, CFO of Kingdom Hotel Investments, on a resource-laden continent
- Timothy Lloyd Hughes, of Deutsche Bank, on Africa being another arrow in the BRIC bow
- Peter Norman, of Hyatt International, on the inevitable chance there is now with Africa
- And Nick van Marken, Hospitality Leader of Deloitte, on how Africa’s fragmentation resulting in opportunities for many.
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Video clips produced by yBC.tv for the Hospitality Channel, including interviews from industry conferences such as the most recent IHIF conference as well as specific Hospitality Channel shoots.