Dusit has announced that it is aiming to
reopen the dusitD2 Nairobi hotel in June 2019.
The hotel was closed on 15 January 2019
following an attack by Somali militants which claimed the lives of 21 innocent people.
In addition to the hotel, the 14 Riverside complex in Nairobi’s
exclusive Westlands neighbourhood, houses restaurants, shops, and
The office buildings
re-opened on 28 January.
Mr Michael Metaxas,
General Manager of dusitD2 Nairobi, said, “The spirit of
determination that runs through the entire 14 Riverside community
is heartening to see, and the support from everyone has been, and
continues to be, incredible. This positive energy is driving us as
we prepare the hotel to delight guests and visitors once more with
delightful service, impressive design, and safe and comfortable
surroundings for people to socialise, stay and conduct business.”
Mr Lim Boon Kwee, Chief Operating Officer, Dusit
International, said, “While we are still deeply affected by the
recent events at the 14 Riverside complex, morale is high and
everyone is pulling together to create a special return for the
hotel. As ever, the safety and well-being of our guests and
employees remain our priority, and we will continue to have
rigorous security procedures in place that contribute to the high
levels of comfort and care for which we are known worldwide.”
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