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September 27, 2021

The 154-room new Hilton Windhoek will also have a casino

Hilton group to open hotel in Namibian capital

(Namibia).- Namibia's first Hilton Hotel will open mid-2010 in its capital city, Windhoek, Hilton Worldwide said this week. This followed the signing of a management agreement between Hilton Worldwide and Pride of Africa Hospitality, Africa Pride Hospitality and the United Africa Group for the first Hilton property in that country.

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n a statement, Hilton Worldwide said the 154-room new Hilton Windhoek was currently under construction. The hotel would be located in the heart of Windhoek on the main square, facing Namibia's Supreme Court.

It would form part of a mixed-use development including a casino, retail outlets, residential housing, and office space, the global hospitality company added.

“With tourist arrivals in Africa expected to increase at a higher rate than the global average, we are on the right track with our Africa expansion strategy,” said Hilton Worldwide Europe and Africa senior vice-president Patrick Fitzgibbon.

“Our goal has always been to have a Hilton property in every capital city around the world, so we are delighted to have signed this management agreement for Hilton Windhoek, marking our entry into Namibia,” he concluded.

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