IHG Expands In Africa With Signing Of Crowne Plaza® Nairobi Airport

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of world’s leading hotel companies, recently announced the signing of Crowne Plaza® Nairobi Airport in partnership with The Lazizi Premiere Limited. Previously operating as The Lazizi Premiere Nairobi, the property has rebranded to Crowne Plaza®  as of 30th April 2018. This signing is in line with IHG’s strategy to expand its presence in key markets across Africa.

Pascal Gauvin, Managing Director, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG said,In line with our strategy to grow our presence in key markets across the African continent, we are delighted to be working with The Lazizi Premiere Limited to expand the Crowne Plaza® portfolio in Kenya. With the strategic location of the hotel and world class amenities associated with the brand, we are confident that Crowne Plaza® Nairobi Airport will be a popular choice with both business and transit passengers and will offer a perfect environment to relax after a hectic business trip or during a layover. We currently have 25 operating hotels across eight countries in Africa, and we are looking at expanding our presence further by more than 27%, in 3-5 years.”

The Lazizi Premiere Limited spokesperson said, “We are delighted to partner with a strong global player such as IHG® to build our presence in Nairobi. Crowne Plaza® has solidified its reputation as one of the top business hotel brands, globally and it made perfect sense for us to bring the brand to this location. Coupled with IHG’s strong, global distribution system and best in class revenue management tools, we are confident in success of the hotel. We look forward to demonstrating the hospitality to our guests that both Kenya and Crowne Plaza are known for.”

The 144-room Crowne Plaza® Nairobi Airport is located at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport within three minutes’ distance from the terminals. The Hotel will offer free shuttle pick-up and drop service to the guests, which will provide added convenience to the business travellers on the go, as well as transiting domestic and international passengers. Additionally, the hotel is well connected by road and provides an easy commute to various locations in the city, including the Wilson Airport.

Crowne Plaza® Nairobi Airport features a fully equipped Business Centre with amenities like high speed internet and the availability of hassle free communication devices such as laptops. The hotel offers a professional team that will help guests set up conference calls, organize seating arrangements and the best equipment for successful business trip.

Offering amenities for a broad range of visitors the hotel features three large meeting rooms, a gym, roof top pool with a 180-degree view of the grasslands surrounding the Mombasa – Nairobi highway and a spa, specialising in relaxation and rejuvenation treatments. Located in the safest part of the country’s capital, the hotel will offer tailor made wildlife safaris and excursions to the Nairobi National Park

Guests visiting Crowne Plaza® Nairobi Airport will be able to enjoy the finest Kenyan brews as well as coffees from around the world and exciting dining options offering delectable international and local cuisine around the clock. Guests can also get a taste of authentic English dining and beverages at Velocity, a contemporary interpretation of an authentic English Pub.

With elements that allow for both productivity and recreation, Crowne Plaza® Nairobi Airport is ideal for both business and leisure travellers.