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..Roger Kacou

Representing Inter-Continental Hotels


The Intercontinental Hotels Group has appointed Roger Kacou as the new Director of Operations for Africa. He was previously in charge of the Eastern Africa region. A French citizen, Mr. Kacou is a holder of a Masters Degrees in Hotel Administration from Cornell University and Economics Science from Abidjan University. Mr. Kacou is multi-lingual is fluent in English, French and Spanish. Mr. Kacou is married with four childen. His nationality is French, and he is also fluent in English and Spanish. He is a Board Member and Director in the Africa Travel Association and has worked very closely with ATA to assist in promoting tourism in Africa.

July 1, 1999 - Regional Vice President Operations - East
June 2, 2003 - Africa and General Manager, InterContinental Nairobi, June 1991 to June 30, 1999        
RVPO - West Africa and General Manager, Hotel Ivoire, Abidjan, Ivory Coast


Officier de L'Ordre National de Cote D'Ivoire
Officier du Wissam Alaouite du Royame Du Maroc
Chevalier de L'Ordre du Merite Ivoirien
Medaille D'Honneur Du travail
Conseiller Economique Etsocial de Cote D'Ivoire Membre du BureauConseillier Economique and Commercial

Mr. Roger Kacou was Regional Vice President and General Manager of the Ivoire Inter-Continental, Abidjan (1984) and has been the General Manager and Regional Vice President for Eastern Africa region, responsible for Nairobi, Lusaka and Asmara Inter-Continental Hotels.

Kenya Advance Edition (above) for ATA 30th Jubilee Celebrations & Tours
Jubilee Countdown starts in Summer 2004 and continues through to the Congress in Nairobi, Kenya, May 2005. Book early, as this issue will grow in size and scope as we get closer to the Congress date. Added distribution via national tourist offices, airlines, airports and embassies. (see two for one offer).

About Kenya: With Nairobi, Kenya hosting the Africa Travel Association's 30th Jubilee Congress, the excitement is mounting as our magazine's editors and New York office staff are getting many requests for information on this exciting travel desatination.

See “The Kenya Story” in a special section on this
web site, plus links to a variety of pages.

At the same time, we are going through the archives in our effort to present a landmark souvenir capsule of Kenya during that first Congress, and ATA's progress in Kenya up to the present time.

In the left hand margin are several links to Kenya items and stories on this site. More data and photos are arriving every week, so keep this page and section book-marked.

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