NAIROBI, Kenya — The work at the luxury Kempinski Hotel hereis in full swing. Four stores are being built in the annex, which iscalled Galleria. To foreigners, the annex may look modest, but inKenya’s capital city, it is a real plunge into unknown, the firstattempt to form a space fully dedicated to luxury retail.
“We aretrying to create a classic look for the entire area,” said EstherMoturi, guest relations manager at the Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel. “Itwill be the first luxury corner in the entire city of Nairobi, ideallywith at least four brand new boutiques.”
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