The group has partnered with local firm Compagnie Hôtelière et Immobilière du Congo (CHIC) to open Novotel properties in the capital Kinshasa, as well as two of the country’s major mining centres – Lubumbashi and Kolwezi. Combined, the hotels will introduce 337 keys to the market.
Kinshasa, a hub for international corporations, institutions, government offices, embassies and NGO headquarters, will see the opening of a Novotel in December 2020. The hotel will be located on Avenue Bandundu in the city centre.
Meanwhile, Novotel Lubumbashi has a planned opening date of December 2021 and is currently under construction on the city’s main road close to the La Plage leisure, fitness and entertainment development.
Lastly, Novotel Kolwezi (pictured) is due for completion in December 2022 and will be located on the main road near a number of international mining companies’ headquarters in the city.