Andrew McLachlan wins award at the hospitality investment conference Africa (HICA) the Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s fastest growing hotel company and pioneer in the category for ambitious development of its business in the African market was luxury hotels, “Mover & shaker” award: Andrew McLachlan, Vice President of business development for Africa and the Islands in the Indian Ocean, the hotel group, won the “mover & shaker” award of the hospitality investment conference Africa (HICA). The prize underlines his outstanding leadership and his personal commitment to the improvement of the hotel industry in Africa. Between January and March 2009, McLachlan tripled the portfolio of the Rezidor Hotel Group by properties in countries such as Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Mozambique, Zambia and South Africa. Instead of eight hotels (in operation or in development) in five African countries, there are now 21 hotels (in operation or in development) in 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Among the hotels in Africa both Rezidor Hotels as well as of the subsidiary of Radisson Blu hotels. The hospitality investment conference Africa is an annual event of the local and international financial and investment industry and is organized by the tourism business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) together with the founding fathers of the Conference and the Department of environmental affairs & tourism in South Africa.
See more hotels in Berlin, Cologne and hotels on Rugen of Rezidor that Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world. The Group features a portfolio of more than 380 hotels with 81,700 rooms in almost 60 countries. Rezidor operates the brands Radisson Blu hotels & resorts, Regent Hotels & resorts, Park Inn and country inns & suites in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and goldpoints plusSM rewards regular customers in the loyalty programme. Together with the famous Italian fashion house Missoni operates and develops Rezidor Hotel Missoni also new lifestyle brand”. In November 2006, was Rezidor is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. The largest shareholders are the Carlson Companies. The headquarters of the Rezidor Hotel Group is in Brussels, Belgium. More information on Rezidor, visit contact information Press Office: the Rezidor Hotel Group Christiane Reiter, Director of corporate communication Avenue you Bourget 44 B-1130 Brussels / Belgium Tel + 32 2 702 9222 fax: + 32 2 702 93 00 E-Mail: URL: contact details company: the Rezidor Hotel Group Avenue you Bourget 44 B-1130 Brussels / Belgium Tel: + 32 2 702 92 00 fax: + 32 2 702 93 00 E-Mail: URL: