Marriott eyes 'super growth' in three African countries

It mulls 40-50 hotels each in Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt

[ADDIS ABABA] Marriott International Inc may build 40 to 50 hotels in Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt each by 2020 to benefit from a surge of travellers, said Alex Kyriakidis, the chain's president for the Middle East and Africa.

The plan is to add 10,000 hotel rooms apiece in Africa's three biggest economies,...

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