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Protea Hotels To Expand In North Africa

Protea Hotels by Marriott, part of Marriott International Inc., has announced its expansion into North Africa with the opening of Protea Hotel by Marriott in Constantine, Algeria.

The Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge in Durban, South Africa. Photo: Protea Hotels by Marriott

The hotel will be built in close proximity to the airport and within walking distance of most major city attractions such as the Cirta Museum, the Ahmed Bey Castle, Le Monument Aux Morts, and the iconic seven bridges.

Volker Heiden, Vice President Protea Hotels by Marriott, Marriott International, Middle East and Africa, stated: “Protea Hotels by Marriott is a leading hotel brand in Africa with a significant footprint in Sub- Saharan Africa. The opening of this hotel marks the strategic expansion of the brand into exciting new markets. We are confident that this expansion will provide further impetus and pave the way for the brand’s future growth.”

The hotel will have 72 guest rooms spread over six floors, additional facilities include two boardrooms and a ballroom intended for customers staying for business as well as leisure. 

“Africa is a land of opportunity with rapidly growing economies and enriching experiences that lure the international traveller to the continent.  We are thrilled to be able to debut the Protea brand into North Africa with this beautiful destination and offer yet another exciting destination to our loyal members and welcome new ones,” Mr. Heiden added.