Marriott International has become the largest hotel company in Africa after completing its acquisition of South Africa’s Protea Hospitality Group. Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director of Marriott International Middle East and Africa joined CNBC Africa for more.

Arthur Gillis, former CEO of the Protea Hospitality Group, who as of yesterday became Non-Executive Chairman, Africa Development for Marriott International. R: Alex Kyriakidis, President & Managing Director Marriott International Middle East & Africa

This insert first aired on CNBC Africa on 01 April 2014