InvestAfrica: Checking in or Checking out? Financing Africa’s Hotels in 2021
Adrian Mayer was joined by Abdulla Aujan (Aujan Group Holding), Ilaria Benucci (CDC Group plc), David Damiba (Kasada Capital Management) and Ramsay Rankoussi (Radisson Hotel Group) on InvestAfrica’s webinar Checking in or Checking out? Financing Africa’s Hotels in 2021. The wide ranging conversation examined the strategies investors and financial institutions can implement to mitigate the effects of the pandemic and the impact on Africa’s tourism and hospitality sectors.
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