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African Sun welcomes Barack Obama to Holiday Inn Accra Airport

African Sun welcomes Barack Obama to Holiday Inn Accra Airport (Forimmediaterelease.net) 14 July 2009, Accra: Pan-African hospitality group, African Sun Limited, is proud to announce that Barack Obama, the president of the United States of America, has chosen to stay at its Holiday Inn, Accra property during his visit to Ghana this past week.

Mr Obama and his family made our Presidential Suite, Suite 509, his ‘home away from home’ and his daughter Sasha, remarked particularly on the décor of the suite describing it as ‘cool’. Our staff was thrilled to have the Obamas staying with us and to have the opportunity serve such a venerable head of state,” said Mr Bruce Potter, General Manager of Holiday Inn Accra.

Shingi Munyeza, Group Chief Executive added “Barack Obama chose to stay at the Holiday Inn Accra Airport because of its position, great facilities and world-class service. We are honoured that from 10 July to 11 July, he and his family were shown the true ‘African Sun’ experience and we look forward to welcoming them to any of our other properties whether they be in Ghana, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana or South Africa.”

African Sun Limited is the fastest growing hospitality group on the continent since it took the move to start growing outside the Zimbabwean market in 2004. The group has demonstrated that it can manage and operate hotels to a high international standard and it is currently one of the largest operators of IHG affiliated brands in Africa.

The group boasts several other high-profile properties in its portfolio such as The Grace Hotel in Johannesburg, The Victoria Falls Hotel in Zimbabwe and Obudu Mountain Resort in Nigeria. The group’s interests cover all sectors of the hospitality industry from luxury resorts, to urban boutique hotels, city hotels and lodges. As well as having its own brands, namely Mulberry, Platinum, Amber, Adrenal-Inn, My Place and The Kingdom resort brand African Sun also manages and operates Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) affiliated brands such as Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express to gain a foothold in new markets where these brands are familiar.

If you would like to know more about African Sun Limited or its any of its properties, please go to www.africansunhotels.com.

Notes to editor

For further information please contact:
Farayi Mangwende
Email: href="mailto:farayima@africansun.co.zw">farayima@africansun.co.zw
Tel: +263 912 560 131 / +27 82 9339658

Thomas Steinmetz Email: thomas@eturbonews.com Telefon: 1-808-536-1100

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