African Sun Welcomes Barack Obama to Holiday Inn Accra Airport in Ghana

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President of the United States chooses to stay at an African Sun property during his visit to Accra, Ghana.

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Pan-African hospitality group, African Sun Limited, is proud to announce that Barack Obama, the president of the United States of America, has chosen to stay at its Holiday Inn, Accra Airport property during his first African state visit to Ghana on the 10th and 11th of July.

President Obama and his family made our Presidential Suite, Suite 509, his 'home away from home' and his daughter Sasha remarked on the suite and said it was a 'cool' room. Our staff was thrilled to have the Obamas staying with us and to have the opportunity to serve such a venerable head of state," said Mr Bruce Potter, General Manager of Holiday Inn Accra Airport.

Shingi Munyeza, Group Chief Executive added "Barack Obama chose to stay at the Holiday Inn Accra Airport because of its position, great facilities and world-class service." "We are honoured that from 10 July to 11 July, he and his family were shown the true 'African Sun' experience and we look forward to welcoming them to any of our other properties whether they be in Ghana, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana or South Africa."

Holiday Inn Accra Airport is African Sun's flagship property in Ghana. The hotel is located only one kilometre away from Kotoka International Airport, boasts 2 presidential suites, 14 deluxe rooms, 48 executive rooms, 14 deluxe rooms and 98 standard rooms. Conferencing facilities catering for up to 450 delegates are also available.

African Sun Limited is the fastest growing hospitality group on the continent. The group boasts several other high-profile properties in its portfolio such as the award winning Grace Hotel in Johannesburg, The Victoria Falls Hotel (a member of the Leading Hotels of the World) in Zimbabwe and Obudu Mountain Resort in Nigeria. The group's interests cover all sectors of the hospitality industry from luxury resorts, to urban boutique hotels, city hotels and lodges. As well as having its own brands, namely Mulberry, Platinum, Amber, Adrenal-Inn, My Place and The Kingdom resort brand, African Sun also manages and operates Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) affiliated brands such as Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Express by Holiday Inn to gain a foothold in new markets where these brands are familiar.

If you would like to know more about African Sun Limited or any of its properties, please go to African Sun


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