Essque Hotels has signed its first management
contract in Africa with Zalu Resort & Spa, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
The Dubai-based luxury hospitality brand will
manage the five-star retreat, scheduled to open in 2010, on behalf
of Maisha Ltd, an Italian hotel development company.
Essque Zalu is located on Zanzibar’s beautiful
and unspoilt tropical east coast, the resort includes 40 ocean
front suites and nine private villas, three specialty restaurants,
gallery space and a branded spa.
Severino Lolli, Managing
Director, Maisha Ltd and , signed the management agreement in Zanzibar. Also
present were Marco Comensoli, Group Director Development, Essque
Hotels and Pietro Bercelli, Project Manager, Maisha Ltd.
is delighted to have been selected by Maisha to manage their
latest hotel. This is an important endorsement of our ability to
provide world class hotel management services at locations across
the globe,” said Danny Haddad, Chief Executive Officer, Essque
“This agreement firmly
establishes our credentials, and the resort will deliver on our
commitment to offering individualised luxury destinations, in both
emerging and established markets, for discerning individuals who
value authenticity over ostentation.”
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