FIVE AFRICAN PRIDE HOTELS REBRAND TO AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION HOTELS
Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, welcomed five African Pride Hotels to its growing global portfolio, marking the debut of the brand in South Africa.
“This is an incredibly exciting time for us, and we are thrilled to have the African Pride Hotels join Autograph Collection Hotels’ dynamic hotels in some of the most desirable countries of the world. South Africa is a strategic growth market for us and key to our success in the region. A land of astounding diversity, it never fails to create an imprint on the minds and hearts of travelers from across the globe. This rebranding is in lockstep with the growing demand from consumers and their desire for unique and differentiated experiences wherever they travel.”
– Marriott International President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Alex Kyriakidis
Properties joining the Autograph Collection Hotels include, African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel, African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa, African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Arabella Hotel & Spa, Arabella Country Estate, and join the brand’s diverse portfolio of more than 135 one-of-a-kind hotels that champion values of vision, design and craft.
From contemporary urban to boutique country houses, each of these hotels offers travelers an enviable range of artistic, culinary and cultural adventures with a unique character and a defining sense of place.
“We are delighted to see these hotels join the brand’s global portfolio of iconic hotels in destinations like Dubai, Rome, Kuala Lumpur and London amongst others.”
– Marriott International Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Middle East and Africa, Neal Jones