SWISS INTERNATIONAL LENANA HEADS FOR OPENING IN NOVEMBER
(Posted 28th October 2016)
Nairobi’s already varied hotel scene will grow again next month when the ‘Swiss International Lenana‘ will open its doors with some 133 rooms and suites. Located along Ralph Bunche Road will the new kid on the block overlook downtown Nairobi.
The management agreement for the new property was only signed a few weeks ago between Swiss International Hotels & Resorts and Nairobi based China Zhong Tian Investment Ltd. This is the second Swiss International manage property in Kenya after the Swiss International Mount Kenya.
Mr. Xiaohu Wei, Managing Director of the owning company China Zhong Tian Investment Limited, after signing the management deal, said: ‘After a careful search for the right hospitality partner, we were taken by the very strong commitment of Swiss International. We have plans to expand with additional hotels in East Africa and we wanted to be sure our partner would be committed and reliable. With Swiss International, we see a long-term partnership. Nairobi is an exciting city and we are pleased to be able to formally introduce the Swiss International Lenana Hotel in the city. Collaborating with Swiss International worked the best for us because of the brand’s active participation and experience in the African market. Furthermore, Swiss International rightly balances the local African flavour with the international quality standards‘. Mr. Henri W.R. Kennedie, Chairman and CEO of Swiss International responded: ‘As we expand our footprint in Africa, we are exceptionally thrilled to announce the opening of Swiss International Lenana in Nairobi – Kenya. The cosmopolitan charm of Nairobi city contributes to a vibrant cultural life and extends to the diversity of the place which grants for a perfect choice for the brand. Guided by our Swiss Values, we remain committed to enchanting the lives of our partners and guests‘.