International hotel brand to enter SA

2013-07-30 08:56

Johannesburg - After much speculation, it has been confirmed that Four Seasons will take over management of The Westcliff hotel, marking the entrance of the international brand into the South African market.

Tourism Update reports that Four Seasons has signed a long-term management agreement with the owners of The Westcliff, Albwardy Investment and Hotels Properties Limited. 

The property will reopen as Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff Johannesburg at the end of 2014, following renovations.

This will be the second Four Seasons property in Africa - Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti in Tanzania opened last year.

"Africa's economic growth, improved stability and ease of travel have made the continent increasingly attractive to luxury travellers and the Four Seasons group," said Scott Woroch, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Executive VP of Worldwide Development.

"Having a property in Johannesburg - the gateway to southern Africa - is essential as we explore opportunities for growth in South Africa and across the continent."

The reopened Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff will feature a new restaurant and bar, an expanded outdoor terrace, a new spa, a fitness centre and an outdoor pool.

 
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