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Hello sir,

There is a conference in senegal dakar, that i am supposed to attend. So, i was notified to book in flamboyant hotel, but to my surprise after contacting the said hotel, i was instructed to send money for my bookings through western union money transfer to somebody whom they say is their accountant.

now my question is, why should i sent money to flamboyant hotel using somebody's name not the name of the hotel ?

does this hotel (flamboyant hotel) operate in senegal dakar ? if so, can i please get the genuine contacts of this hotel in senegal ?

please help.


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1. Re: bookings

Please be VERY careful, NEVER send deposits to any hotels via Western Union, once that money has been sent...you can kiss it goodbye......(well in West Africa anyway!)

This applies to any Hotel, I travel frequently and never have I been asked to send money to an individual, via Western Union.

I personally have never heard of this hotel, and I live in Dakar, but then it may exist, ask them for their website details, and where they are located, we can then check it out for you....what kind of conference puts you in a hotel that no one knows??? And who is organising this conference that you MUST attend..all sounds fishy to me....Poly Sana, could be they are a bunch of mwezi's!!!

Karibu Sana

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