Norfolk Hotel To Re-Open after 21 Months of Closure

The Nairobi’s Norfolk will reopen after the organization closed down for over 21 months when the coronavirus pandemic had hit the county. Most business closed and many people lost their jobs.

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Moreover, the hotel management had dispute over salary cuts. This forced the owners of the property to close its doors indefinitely and sack all employees.

However, the Norfolk hotel, which is run by French hospitality giant Accor, will reopen this month. Additionally,  it is now ready to host guests in a boost for its workers.

“We are pleased to announce that Fairmont the Norfolk will reopen on April 1st 2022 to welcome guests and visitors,” said Accor Kenya country general manager Mehdi Morad in a notice seen by Business Daily.

“The hotel and Accor regional team have worked closely together to reopen the hotel and its facilities.”

Nonetheless, as the corona pandemic reduced, the hotel will now open with no much strains. The employees are expected to get vaccinated.

Nonetheless, most five-star hotels rely on tourism, events and conferences which are slowly continuing normal operations.

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“Rest assured that the safety of our guests and employees is our proority, and our team will continue to follow official recommendations and guidelines from the local authorities,” Mr Morad, Manager Fairmount hotel’s operation said.

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