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Marriott Plans to Reopen Tripoli Hotel

The JW Marriott hotel in Tripoli, which opened briefly before the Revolution, is now expected to be re-opened in 2014. Tripoli Post reports that the 307-room, 34-floor tower, which is owned by Korea's Daewoo E&C and the Libyan government, would reopen after undergoing repair and maintenance work to fix damage. It's a 5-star hotel located […]

Travel groups pour into open-for-business Africa

The world's big hotel chains and airlines are rushing to serve new corporate customers in Africa, as Chinese and Middle East investment boosts business interest in the resource-rich region. "Africa is becoming the next frontier, perhaps the last frontier," Ethiopian Airlines Chief Executive Tewolde Gebremariam told Reuters at the ITB travel fair in Berlin, saying […]