Published on : Thursday, November 7, 2013
Supranational Hotels, the world’s leading provider of hotel distribution technology, today announce a new strategic partnership with Mangalis Management Group to bring 15 new hotels in Africa to the portfolio by 2017.
Mangalis Management Group is set to be the 21st century African hospitality benchmark in terms of brands development and hotels management. The Group is investing €315 million in the development and construction of more than 2,200 rooms and suites across 13 African countries under the new innovative SEEN, SEEN+, NOOM and NOOM RÉSIDENCES hotel brands. Inspired by the African ‘joie de vivre’ with bright interiors, high functionality and the very best of today’s technology, these new brands have been designed specifically for 21st century travelers in both the economy and upper-midscale markets.
The Seen brand offers budget-conscious travelers a fashionable unique room in which to relax with first class technologies to make connections easier. Noom hotels are iconic destinations for both business travelers and the meetings & events market. Both brands will bring international standards of the highest quality to African countries including for phase I in 2014 – 2015: Guinea, Ivory Coast, Congo, Benin, Sierra Leone, Niger, RD Congo and Congo. As for phase II, set for 2016 – 2017, the locations will include among others, Cameroun, Liberia, Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal. Mangalis brands will offer a true vision of innovative hospitality inspired by today’s Africa: attractive, modern, friendly, exciting and connected.
Cho Wong, Managing Director of Supranational comments, “We are delighted to have signed a long term partnership with Mangalis to bring these inspired and engaging hotel brands to market and further strengthen Supranational Hotel’s presence in Africa. With a strong international focus combined with local welcome, we look forward to giving them the sales and marketing support and widespread reach they deserve across Supranational’s growing network of online travel agents.”
Denis Sorin, CEO of Mangalis Management Group, comments, “With their advanced technologies, seamless connectivity and worldwide network, Supranational Hotels was quickly identified as the ideal partner to introduce our SEEN and NOOM brands to an international audience. We are confident that these new brands will change the African hospitality landscape and we are delighted to have a trusted partner in Supranational to accelerate their reach across Africa and worldwide.”