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IHG debuts upscale brand voco in Africa with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa

Christian Fernsby |
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed voco The Bank, Rosebank in South Africa in partnership with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa.

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Topics: IHG    VOCO    AFRICA    VALOR HOSPITALITY PARTNERS AFRICA   

Earlier this year, IHG announced the signing of a Master Development Agreement (MDA) with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa to roll out multiple franchise hotels over the next 10 years, across IHG’s portfolio of brands in midscale, upscale and luxury segments.

This is the first signing under the MDA and adds to IHG’s growing pipeline in the Middle East and Africa whilst strengthens the growth of company’s new upscale brand, voco in the region.

voco, combines the informality and charm of an individual hotel with the quality and reassurance of a global and respected brand.

The brand allows guests to enjoy an upscale experience with the freshness of a unique, independent hotel under a name they can trust.

Since being launched globally just over a year ago, voco has enjoyed rapid growth with multiple signings across the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia (EMEAA), and signing of voco The Bank, Rosebank marks the brand’s debut in the African continent.

A new built property, voco The Bank, Rosebank, will open its doors to guests in 2020 and feature 131, well-designed rooms.

Reflecting brand’s unstuffy service style, the hotel will welcome guests with little personal touches and offer a memorable stay experience.

Located in Rosebank, a cosmopolitan commercial and residential suburb close to central Johannesburg, the hotel will provide easy access to all key business districts and directly links into the Rosebank Mall and pedestrian precinct, and is located at a convenient distance of 19kms from the city airport, (Gautrain Metro station is directly under the Hotel).

The hotel will feature an expansive dining facility which will include a two-level restaurant, a lounge and bar.

Catering to the needs of the corporate guests, the hotel will feature 3 meeting rooms, accommodating approximately 80 people.


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