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Destination Ghana January 2012


Welcome to Ghana AKWAABA, It's an expression you will hear several times daily as you travel around Ghana, one that will ring in your ears at night, and bring a smile to your face for weeks after you leave. Welcome to a haven that combines the charms of a tropical beach idyll with a fascinating historical heritage, rich cultural variety, and some interesting wildlife in the national parks...

Accra stretches along the Atlantic Coast

Tema city is located in Southeast

and north into the interior. It was originally built around the port. Its architecture ranges from large and elegant 19th Century colonial buildings to skyscrapers and apartment blocks made of concrete, glass and steel in the 1970s. Shanty towns at the city's edges are where the majority of Accra's ever expanding population can be found.

Ghana, near Accra. The City was built in 1960 as a manmade harbor. Its port, developed in the 1950s and opened in 1961, is the busiest in Ghana.With the opening of an artificial harbor in 1961, Tema developed from a small fishing village to become Ghanas leading seaport and an industrial center. Most of the countrys chief export, cacao, is shipped from Tema. The city has industries producing aluminum, refined petroleum, chemicals, food products, and building materials. Tema is considered the "heart of the country's development.

More information about Ghana can be found on: http://www.ghana.travel/


Welcome to Unique Palace Hotel, Accra’s newest concept luxury hotel. Convenient located at 10 minutes drive from Accra Central, High Street and Circle and 25 minutes from the airport, the hotel is your ideal base for business or leisure visits to Accra. The hotel offers conference facilities and also long stay options in apartments and suites.

Unique Palace Hotel offers rooms in the following categories: Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Executive Rooms, (family) Suites, Apartments All rooms are equipped with comfortable furniture and all modern facilities.

Unique Palace Hotel offers a wide range of conference facilities including state of the art equipment and technical support. Contact us for a tailor made proposal.

Unique Palace Hotel Box MP 1331 Mamprobi–Accra Near Korle bu Hospital Tel: +233-302-670660 Tel: +233-302-670632 unique@lafleur-hotels.com


Bittel Electronics

Willemsen Hospitality is official distributor for Bittel Com hotel telephone systems in Africa. For more information: info@willemsen-hospitality.com http://www.bittelcom.com/ http://willemsen-hospitality.com


Services are unique for Ghana, excellent cuisine and pampering of our guests make your stay a memorable one. When you arrive at the lodge you are welcomed with refreshing towels and a special drink. At sunset when you relax on the beach with soft classical music on the background you enjoy a complimentary glass of Champagne to fully enjoy the beauty of our location. Dinner is served together with the other guests at one table and the 4 course culinary dinner is created by our chef based on the fresh offer of the region. A true culinary experience accompanied by great wines and dining with the other guests will bring you new friends and surprising conversations. Drinks from 10 am till 10 pm are included in the room rate La Fleur Beach Lodge Kokobrite 10 minutes from Kokobrite direction Winneba ghanabeach@lafleur-hotels.com Tel: +233 27 7 00 88 00

After a good night sleep you choose where you wish to have your breakfast served, on the beach, on the veranda, in the restaurant or in your room. Welcome........................


Second Home in Saltpond

Own Private Leisure Villa Plots for Sale Water has always been an important adjunct to buildings, intensifying their presence and impact. And the wider expanse of the ocean, in whatever climate, seems to inspire generosity and ingenuity in design and construction. Your own ‘seaside’ villa has many connotations, most of which involve an architectural component. From cabins and beach-huts at popular resorts or pavilions hidden among the tropical foliage of some tropical island, from new ‘natural’ hotel developments. More information: info@willemsen-hospitality.com


Nick Royale Hotel, Managed by La Fleur Hotels is located in Community 6 in Tema.

The hotel is currently under construction and is scheduled to open March 2012. The hotel will boast 72 rooms and suites, conference rooms, multiple bars and restaurants as well as swimming pool, spa, retail facilities. For more information please contact the pre-opening office via: nick.royale@lafleur-hotels.com or contact Mr Sander Willemsen during office hours at: +233 (0)277008800

Contact & Location Âť The Hotel is Located in Tema, Community 6 Travel time from the Airport: Approximately 25 minutes email: nick.royale@lafleur-hotels.com Pre-opening office: +233 27 7 00 88 00


Social Responsibility Guesthouse 2B is one of the social enterprises of the project it is a comfortable and affordable accommodation located at the foot of Ghana's highest mountain. Come and enjoy the luxurious forests and relax around the several waterfalls in the area. The guesthouse is situated in the community called; Gbledi Gbogame. The ambition of the enterprises is to operate sustainable and responsibly It is a traditional community existing of about 1000 villagers.Guesthouse 2B welcomes tourists, volunteers, interns and everybody that is interested to visit the Afadjato-Agumatsa Community Reserve to have an unforgetable experience. This is one of the locations you need to visit in Ghana during your stay. The mountainous and green area is spectacular and together with the fresh air a relieve for every living being.

Project in a nutshell Guesthouse 2B is one of the social enterprises of a bigger conservation & development project in and around the Afadjato-Agumatsa Community Nature Reserve. The aim of the project is to create an alternative source of income for locals by using social enterprises related to ecotourism. It is "allowed" for the social enterprises (Bar & Restaurant 2B, Guesthouse 2B, rabbit breeding) to make profit but it is not the main objective. The main objective is to develop the local villages and to conserve the(ir) environment. The social enterprises are daily runned by locals, by hiring as much as possible locals the enterprises create job opportunities in the communities. In this way villagers will be less motivated to leave the communities in the hope to find work in the crowded cities of Ghana. http://www.guesthouse2b.com Location Gbledi Gbogame, Volta Region, Ghana


Firoz Industrial

Firoz Industrial was established in 1990 as a specialized company for manufacturing and installing of commercial institutional s/s equipment. Firoz's wealth of experience in commercial and technical capabilities can provide the global and international market with equipment and services that not only offers ideal solution to today's high standard of requirements along with consistently good results but does so whilst retaining the very best in catering traditions . Since our core values are to act responsibly towards our markets and society, when we help protect our industry.

Willemsen Hospitality is official distributor for Ghana. Contact us for more information: info@willemsen-hospitality.com +233 277 00 88 00


Trends & Classics Dine, Dance & Lounge A new beach club and restaurant on Labadi Pleasure beach in Accra!

Dine, Dance & Lounge Three functions within one concept. Terrace, a la carte, club‌‌ A1 Location on Labadi Beach in Accra Excellent food quality Making the difference in Accra by offering excellent food produced in good hygienic environment. Food for every budget: Fingerfood in lounge and club. Fine dining in a la carte restaurant Lounging in style During the day and early evening, enjoy fine wines, cocktails and finger foods Clubbing in style Club offers stylish trendy entertainment. Regular theme nights and excellent live music, shows, dance. Reservations tc@lafleur-hotels.com Location: Location: Labadi Pleasure Beach Accra, Ghana Opening times: Daily from 11 am till late Last food order at 10 PM


Hotel Partners The new Swiss International Hotels & Resorts is an all encompassing hotel company, offering affiliation services through its “Swiss International Hotels Collection�, hotel development services and professional hotel management. The company is centered on Swiss values. Willemsen Hospitality Holding with their international hotel management experience will assist as the management company operating under our banner and following our guidelines. More information about franchising as a Swiss International Hotel and our hotel management services please contact us at: info@willemsen-hospitality.com or tel: +233 27 7 00 88 00

Willemsen Hospitality and La Fleur Hotels have partnered with Continent Hotels to enhance marketing and sales value for our hotel portfolio and to facilitate worldwide representation and support for all brands. Continent Hotels and ResortsÂŽ and its standards were founded in 2000 by veteran hotelier Mr. Jirayr Zagikyan who has more than 40 years experience in hospitality field, as Executive Team Member role with Hilton International, Merit Hotels and Resorts and Divan Hotels. Continent brand registered as trademark in 2003 by his son Mr. Ethem Aret Zagikyan and Company start to ramp up in International Arenas not just as Consulting Services Provider but as an International Hotel Operator.

http://www.continenthotels.com More information: info@willemsen-hospitality.com


Online Booking engine - with strong SEO capability Willemsen Hospitality is official representative for the Direct With Hotels online reservation system which is free of charge besides a performance based fee.

Contact us to sign up now! info@willemsen-hospitality.com


Our hotels have been selected and evaluated according to the strictest possible criteria. We guarantee the utmost in quality, custom designed to the holiday wishes of demanding families with children.

LEADING FAMILY HOTEL & RESORT Alpenrose Ernst und Andrea Mayer Hotelbetriebs-GmbH. Danielstrasse 3 6631 Lermoos/Tyrol Austria Tel.: +43/5673/2424 Fax: +43/5673/242424 E-Mail: reception@hotelalpenrose.at

CAVALLINO BIANCO family spa Grand Hotel ****S I-39046 St. Ulrich Grรถden Dolomites - South Tyrol Tel.: +39/0471/783333 Fax: +39/0471/797517 E-Mail: info@cavallino-bianco.com


Löwe&Bär in Serfaus Hotels Löwe & Bär Untere Dorfstraße 5 6534 Serfaus Austria Tel.: +43/5476/60 58 Fax: +43/5476/60 58-28 E-mail: info@loewebaer.com

Reiter‘s Burgenland Resort Reiter‘s Avance Hotel Am Golfplatz 1-4 7431 Bad Tatzmannsdorf Austria Tel.: +43/3353/8841-607 Fax: +43/3353/8841-138 E-mail: info@burgenlandresort.at


News, Links and Developments New developments in Ghana Prampram Beach, Business & Leisure Hotel

The Prampram Beach, Business & Leisure Hotel will be a luxurious 4-star hotel with recreational facilities on its premises. The location of the hotel is near the city of Accra 45 kilometres away from the heart of the city. The hotel will be well accessible. Located near to the highway from Accra to Togo. The premisses has free view and access to the beach and ocean.

Wine Bar 160 offers 160 different wines by the glass . The Nitrogen storage systems assure the best quality, even if opened for a day. Because of this unique concept we can introduce you to wines from around the world as well as 1er grand cru classes which would normally not be affordable. Every wine 160 bar has a sommelier who will give you the best advises about wine and who helps you to make the right decision with the wine-food combination. It is also possible to have a seminar with the sommelier and at the end you receive a wine certificate to take home.

Le Jardin de Fleur Morocco

Wine 160 is THE venue for your casual business meeting and for networking events. VISIT WWW.LAFLEUR-HOTELS.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION

www.lejardindefleur.com


News, Links and Developments Butler Training Services Hospitality Talent provides full butler training services for hotels and resorts worldwide. Our trainers are certified by the International Guild of Professional Butlers.

Investment opportunities in real estate in growing markets: Touros Beach Village resort Natal, Brazil Touros Village Beach Resort is a stunning low density beachfront project on the Natal coastline. Award Winning Architect studio Crest Homes has created a tropical resort consisting of 277 units with a wide selection of innovative designs and properties, giving a unique feeling to each home.

For more information please contact us at: info@willemsen-hospitality.com

The resort enjoys the best possible location only 1.5km from the center of the popular and charming coastal town of Touros. Surrounded by miles of stunning beaches and more than 20 golf courses under planning, the residents will not be short of leisure options in this unique location. For more information: info@willemsen-hospitality.com Surf to www.lafleur-hotels.com and join us on:


Destinations Austria Hotel Alpenrose, Lermoos, Tirol Avance Hotel, Tatzmannsdorf Hotels LÜwe & Bär, Servaus

Ghana Saltpond business and leisure hotel Prampram Beach, conference & leisure hotel

Bulgaria Spark Resort & Spa, Bansko Sunny Island, Chernomoretz

Italy Cavallino Bianco, Dolomites - South Tyrol Morocco Le Jardin de Fleur - coming soon

Cambodia Monica Angkor Hotel

Philippines Alta Cebu Resort, Cebu

Costa Rica Aroma de Campo Monte Terras El Mono Feliz Guayabo Lodge Tree House Lodge Beach Hotel Celaje Mar de Luz Playa Bejuco Fidelito Holiday Ranch Dos Palmas Airport Jumanji Bungalows Dos Palmas Country Inn Heliconia Island Dantica Lodge El Arbol El MilagroRancho Burica

Portugal Quinta da Geia Boutique Hotel Spain Hacienda El Boyal, Andalucia Sweden Hotell Bjorknasgarden Ukraine Kirovograd L'viv Sevastopol Mykolaiv Carpaty Polyana

Czech Republic Gasthuis Kaliste Egypt Atum Cove, Marsa Alam - coming soon Sunshine Sharm, Sharm el Sheikh coming soon France Chateau de Percey

E: info@lafleur-hotels.com F: +31-87-7847828 I: www.lafleur-hotels.com

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