The Rezidor Hotel Group has strengthened its
portfolio of hotels in Africa with the signing of a Park Inn hotel
in Tete, Mozambique. The hotel featuring 116 rooms is scheduled to
open in Q4 2010.
Rezidor’s portfolio on the African
continent now comprises close to 30 hotels and 6,855 rooms in
operation and under development.
“This is our second hotel
in Mozambique – in Q2 2010 we also will open the Radisson Blu
Hotel, Maputo”, said Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of Rezidor.
“Mozambique’s economy has made considerable strides in recent
years, and we see a huge potential in this country.”
one of Africa’s most important mining areas and is located on the
banks of the Zambezi River in Northwest Mozambique.
Park Inn Tete
will be one of the first internationally branded hotels in town.
Besides 116 modern and colourful guest rooms, the new hotel will
offer an all day restaurant, a lobby bar, a gym, and a lovely
outdoor swimming pool and terrace.
The 12 hectare development
surrounding the building will include residential and retail
Tete has always been a regional hub – originally
established as an important Swahili trading centre. When the
Portuguese arrived in 1531, it became a centre for the ivory and
Since the cessation of the wars
which have plagued Mozambique for much of the past few
decades, mining-related investment has boomed. The area
is known for considerable deposits of high-grade hard
coking coal, used in iron and steel production.
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