Willis to lead Accor in Africa and Middle East

Willis to lead Accor in Africa and Middle East

AccorHotels has appointed Mark Willis as chief executive officer for Middle East and Africa.  Based in Dubai, Willis will be responsible for overseeing a combined network of close to 400 hotels in operation and pipeline across the regions. Willis joins the company…

Taj Connemara reopens in southern India

Taj Connemara reopens in southern India

Taj Connemara has reopened after undergoing a year-long renovation. Dating back to 1854, the hotel’s history has been brought to life with fresh and modern sensibilities. Over a century old, the Taj Connemara is a proud relic of the colonial era and…

Gardiner joins Kwita Izina ceremony in Rwanda

Gardiner joins Kwita Izina ceremony in Rwanda

Mantis Collection executive chairman Adrian Gardiner has joined celebrations around the 14th annual Gorilla Naming Ceremony in Rwanda. Commonly known as ‘Kwita Izina’, the ceremony is a time-honoured Rwandan tradition of naming the new born mountain gorillas soon after they are born….