N’Djamena, Chad - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of an agreement with Wotf Turizm Ticaret Anonim Sirketi to open Hilton N’Djamena Toumaï Palace, Chad. This latest signing for the company in a gateway African city is in the second district of N’Djamena - part of the International Business Centre and 600m from N’Djamena International Airport (NDJ).
Andrew McLachlan, managing director, development, Sub-Saharan Africa at Hilton, said, “It’s a proud moment for us to be returning to Chad with a flagship Hilton property in a prime location in the country’s commercial hub. This area of N’Djamena is well known to visitors and once open, the new Hilton will provide best-in-class facilities and renowned Hilton hospitality. We are focused on growing our portfolio in locations across the Continent with N’djamena being an important destination for travellers to north-central African country.”
Hilton N’Djamena Toumaï Palace will feature 230 guest rooms, including 19 extended-stay suites and a Presidential Suite. The property will feature several dining outlets, including a specialty restaurant and a spectacular sky bar, as well as a lobby bar and lounge. Meeting space will consist of an executive lounge with a private meeting room, six individual meeting rooms and a banquet hall, whilst the hotel will also feature an outdoor pool and upscale fitness facilities.
Mr. Bulut Bağcı, director, Wotf Turizm Ticaret Anonim Sirketi, said, “It’s very exciting to be partnering with Hilton on this new development in Chad. We are confident the property will set the standard for modern, upscale accommodation in N’Djamena as a first choice for travellers arriving to Chad for business and leisure.”
Hilton has more than 100 hotels operating or in the development pipeline in destinations across Africa, including properties as part of its flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand in Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Yaoundé and Johannesburg. In 2021, Hilton opened the luxury Mango House Seychelles, LXR Hotels and Resorts, and added properties to its pipeline including the Waldorf Astoria Platte Island and Canopy by Hilton Mahé in the Seychelles.
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