Coral Hotels & Resorts Opens Cape Town Hotel

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The Coral International Cape Town has been officially inaugurated by the Honourable Trevor Manuel Minister in the Presidency. Owned by Cii Hotel & Resorts Cape Town (Pty) Ltd a subsidiary of Cii Holdings (Pty) Ltd Coral International Cape Town, which is just 20 minutes drive from Cape Town International Airport, had been under construction since the first quarter of 2007 and has been built at a cost of around $40 million.

Group CEO for Cii Holdings, Mr Hamza Farooqui, said, We are very excited to open Coral International Cape Town in time for the FIFA World Cup 2010. It is a historic moment for all of us as all eyes turn to South Africa. The coming months will see an enormous surge in tourism as the nation gears up to host the biggest event of its kind ever held in Africa and we are ready for the challenge.

With the outline of Table Mountain just in front of it the view from some of the rooms at Coral International Cape Town is absolutely spectacular.

Jacqui Booyzen, General Manager of the hotel said, Coral International Cape Town takes modern luxury to a higher level. All its 137 well-appointed rooms and suites are elegantly furnished and equipped with indulgent amenities. Superior meeting facilities, outstanding dining outlets and superb leisure options make for a memorable experience. Along with an excellent range of facilities we offer our guests those added extras that make all the difference to a trip. The goal is to appeal to both leisure and business travellers with an intimate, more personalized service and greater attention to detail in a comfortable environment that doesnt feel over bearing.

 The demand for accommodations far exceeds supply in South Africa. The country is spending a whopping R40bn ($5.4bn, 3.4bn, 2.8bn) on projects related to the World Cup including new hotels, safari lodges and stadiums. A record 450,000 international visitors are expected during the month-long tournament which kicks off in June.

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