Thai hotel group enters South African market with Cape Town and Johannesburg

Tourism is picking up in South Africa and the rest of the continent, and Thailand’s minor hotels are investing accordingly.

John Maytham interviewed Minor Hotels Africa’s Lindi Mthethwa about her plans for South Africa.

Tourism in Africa is recovering well after the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting a large, international hotel group to expand to the continent.

Minor Hotels plans to open a store in South Africa, where it is not currently active.

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The Thai hotel group has 29 hotels and lodges in the rest of Africa.

Travelers can find its accommodations in Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Lesotho, Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar.

Minor Hotels owns brands such as the five-star Anantara Hotels and the four-star Avani Hotels.

We hope to have a property opening in Cape Town and Johannesburg soon…

Lindi Mthethwa, Minor Hotels Africa

We pride ourselves on products that suit both business and leisure travellers…and locally sourced food and service…We cater specifically to the African market…We are unique in Africa in what we offer…

Lindi Mthethwa, Minor Hotels Africa

Maytham interviewed Mthethwa – scroll up to listen.

This article first appeared on CapeTalk: Thai hotel group enters South African market with Cape Town and Johannesburg

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