Protea hotel picked to run KK international airport hotels
The Zambia Airports Corporation Limited – ZACL has signed a deal with Protea hotel that will see the hotel chain run the hotels
at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport – KKIA in Lusaka has been signed off today.
Managing Director of the Zambia Airport corporation limited Fumu Mundoloka stated during the signing event today 8 October 2020
that “it is a big day where the we are signing off agreements for hotel management between ZACL
and Protea hotel which will be operating at Kenneth Kaunda international airport”.
The deal has been signed on behalf of Protea group by Stephen Kwint who is the group operations manager at protea,
Mauro Goardigli group general manager for Protea and Fumu Mundoloka Managing Director Zambia Airport corporation Limited.
And speaking exclusively to the Zambian Business Times – ZBT at the the event, Director for Commercial Services Brian Chintu stated that the building to house the hotel was completed in the year 2019.
The hotel is a medium range type, not too high end and not too lower end. We want to cater for different aspects and types of passages.
When asked on what criteria was used to select the hotel chain, Chintu stated “consideration Such as experience in the hotel business,
local and international presence, proof of global distribution systems, demonstration of capacity from
the financial and a technical perspective, the brand name