Blantyre- The elegant Protea Hotel Ryalls in central Blantyre has just got a striking facelift covers public and private areas, the hotel is also introducing 4 new luxury suites.
Situated in the central business district of Blantyre, the commercial capital of Malawi, Protea Hotel Ryalls is perfectly located for business travellers and holidaymakers respectively.
Accommodation is spacious, graceful and comfortable, it comprises of 117 air-conditioned and en-suite rooms with satellite television amongst its facilities as well as wireless internet access. This hotel is one of the most technologically advanced in the country, the hotel for any results-orientated executive.
The facelift includes the hotel’s restaurant and public areas which have been given an elegant new look and the hotel rooms are comfortable and plush with new bedding, new décor and artwork, new light fittings, new carpets and new curtains.
The addition of four sumptuous suites is one of the major highlights of the property’s facelift. They are generously proportioned and provide all the fundamentals that any executive traveler could possibly want from a luxury suite.
Protea Hotel Ryalls is an ideal venue for conferencing with facilities for up to 200 delegates with the centre providing business services.After a hard and stressful day, guests can either relax at the newly renovated pool or work up a sweat in the fitness centre. For the laid back traveller, relaxing at the sundowners cocktail bar while dining in the "21" Grill and Coffee Shop offers an excellent experience in local taste, colour and cuisine.
Protea Hotels Director of Sales, Marketing and Revenue, Danny Bryer, says Malawi is one of the countries in Africa that is showing massive potential as business travel increases.
“The country’s growth rate is projected to be greater than 5% in the year ahead, which is extremely exciting for the hospitality industry. Like Malawi, much of East Africa is doing extremely well and bodes well for economic growth in the region.,” says Bryer.
“In fact, economists Ricardo Hausmann and César Hidalgo, researchers at the Harvard Center for Economic Development, not long ago produced their new Atlas of Economic Complexity and in their global ranking of GDP growth to 2020, Malawi features in the global Top 10 list that is led by Uganda.” Concludes Bryer.