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Examining the State of Hotel Development in Africa

A total of 365 hotel chain development pipelines were reported in Africa in 2016, with 64,231 rooms. This is according to a report by the W-Hospitality Group; that provides advisory services in the hotel, tourism, leisure, and real estate industries to investors. This is a record 29.2% increase, from the 2015 numbers of 270 hotels and 49,715 rooms in the pipeline activity. Furthermore, a JLL hotel research (Jones Lang LaSalle) predicts an investment of $1.7 billion in 2017, in hotels in Sub-Saharan Africa with $1.9 billion more in 2018. This…

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Brief background on Fully Committed

Like any busy restaurant, the setting of Fully Committed has many characters and personalities. What distinguishes this fictional eatery, however, is that every one of them is portrayed by Jesse Tyler Ferguson. That’s right – all 40 servers, chefs and patrons are played by one very active and entertaining performer.   Fully Committed, which opens April 25 at the Lyceum Theatre, first introduces the audience to Sam, who might have the most difficult job in all of New York City – answering the reservation line at Manhattan’s most in-demand eatery….

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Marula Festival Set to Boost Cultural Tourism in Swaziland

Scene from SwazilandCelebrating one of Southern Africa’s botanical treasures, the Marula Festival is one of Swaziland’s most spectacular cultural events. A tribute to the riches of Mother Nature, the Marula festival is an annual royal celebration. Every year festivities are initiated by King Mswati III and Her Majesty the ‘Indlovukazi’ the Queen Mother, who travel all over the kingdom leading the nation’s celebrations.

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I am Nigeria

The name Nigeria was taken from the Niger River running through the country.  Located in West Africa, Nigeria shares land borders with the Republic of Benin, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its south coast lies on the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean. She has more than 250 ethnic groups, with varying languages and customs, creating a country of rich ethnic diversity. The three most influential ethnic groups being Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba.

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