Radisson Joins Rivals with Hotel Expansion in Africa


Radisson Hospitality will invest in 10 new hotels across Africa, the company said on Tuesday, the latest hotel group eyeing expansion on an underdeveloped continent.
Global hotel chains, including Marriott International and Hyatt Hotels, have been increasing their investments in Africa, which has some of the world’s fastest growing economies and a rising middle class.

“We are thrilled to be announcing 10 new hotel deals in just nine months, which equates to a new signing every month,” Reuters quoted senior vice president for development in sub-Saharan Africa at Radisson, Andrew McLachlan to have said.
The deals would include a luxury hotel in Nigeria, Ivory Coast’s first upscale lifestyle hotel and a Radisson Blu in Morocco’s Casablanca, he said.

“So far this year, we will be adding 1,300 plus rooms to our portfolio in Africa and plan to continue this accelerated growth through further expansion in key markets across this flourishing continent,” McLachlan said in a statement

Spectranet Launches Blue Freedom MiFi
As part of its product development strategy aimed at improving consumers’ internet service experience, Spectranet has introduced new Blue Freedom MiFi with 25GB free data for just N16,000.
The entry of Blue Freedom MiFi is premised on the celebration of Nigeria’s 58th Independence anniversary just as Spectranet aims to deepen internet penetration in the country.

Blue Freedom MiFi offers consumers the opportunity to enjoy seamless internet connectivity for business, personal and allied purposes. The new MiFi comes with a lot of benefits such as connection to 10 users at a time, this help connecting several devices or users at a time; Child lock facility, which helps customers to block unwanted websites.
Head of Marketing at Spectranet, Mike Ogor, said: “The Blue Freedom MiFi is uniquely beautiful, pocket-friendly and trendy, fitting into everyday life of consumers who appreciates elegance and quality services.

“The battery life can stay up to eight hours without power source. It has a front display screen that shows your data usage and the balance. It is very easy to carry in your bag or pocket.”
The Blue Freedom MiFi upgrades the customer to the next level of internet connection and makes him stay ahead of others in style while enjoying additional benefit of fast, reliable and value-for-money internet connectivity, Ogor said.

Ingressive Announces Tech Summit
Ingressive LLC has announced its plan to organise a Tech Meets Entertainment Summit, designed for everyone in the tech ecosystem and the entertainment industry.
The summit would convene business leaders, entrepreneurs, actors and investors to discuss fintech, agritech, edutech/healthtech (wearables/apps), ICT/internet start-ups, Blockchain/Crypto/Hyperledger at a one day event which holds in Lagos on 25th of October, 2018.