Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced that it will debut its Four Points by Sheraton brand in Tanzania with the rebranding of two independent hotels. The 108-room Arusha Hotel, owned by Union Trust Limited, is currently undergoing renovation and will be rebranded as Four Points by Sheraton Arusha once this is complete. The other hotel, owned by New African Hotel Limited, will become the 126-room Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam. Neil George, senior vice president acquisitions & development, said, “The Four Points brand has the largest global pipeline within Starwood’s portfolio of brands. With two Four Points by Sheraton hotels currently operating in Africa and eight more in the pipeline, the brand is enjoying great interest from developers across the continent.”

HVS, June 2016