LEGACY Hotels and Resorts International, a South African hospitality company has taken over the management of Labadi Beach Hotel.
The move is intended to improve upon the existing infrastructure, refurbish the rooms and provide quality service, says the new manager Adrian Landry.
Speaking in an interview with the Times on Friday, Mr Landry said Labadi has some excellent funda-mentals; our intention is to improve the property and develop it in a way that it would re-establish itself as the hotel of choice for the discerning client."
He said the Legacy Group will bring to bear its immense experience acquired from years of management of Africa's unique four and five star rated hotels across the continent.
Mr Landry said the new management will apply top notch technology as required by the modern international traveler in order to meet their demands.
"I am in Ghana primarily because there is a new challenge and tremendous opportunity within the local hospitality sector. There are many facts for developing Labadi Beach Hotel in different ways, to enable customers to realize more value and make it their destination of choice in Accra," he said.
To add an international touch to the hotel he said a presidential wing with additional 34 luxury rooms, two presidential suits, four executives suits, will be constructed.
He described the hospitality industry in the country as very vibrant which needs to be sustained.
"We are looking forward to offering an unparalled production terms of service and standards," he said, adding "Labadi Beach Hotel is right on course and we shall be ready for all the challenges presented by both the national golden jubilee anniversary and the diasporan homecoming celebrations. Our hotel will be for discerning guests."