Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of global property developer Emaar Properties , has further strengthened its global footprint, particularly in the fast-growing markets of Africa, with a new management contract to operate a uniquely designed resort near the world-famous Masai Mara in Kenya.

Kenya’s Tourism Minister, Hon Danson Mwazo, said: ” Emaar group has thrived in Dubai and our country will benefit tremendously from the expertise, international standards and practices that they bring. Emaar Hospitality Group has responded favourably to our country’s call for more investment in tourism and the Masai Mara venture is a timely boost to the sector.”

Mohamed Alabbar, chairman, Emaar Properties , said: “The new management agreement of The Address Hotels + Resorts builds on the hub status of Dubai, connecting the fast-growing African markets with the rest of the world. With Emirates airline linking Dubai to Nairobi and other African markets, Emaar ‘s newest expansion to Kenya will further strengthen business exchange as well as boost the tourism sector.” More info