Luxembourg funds Cape Verde’s first Hotel and Tourism school

28 February 2007

Praia, Cape Verde, 28 Feb – Cape Verde’s first Hotel and Tourism school is expected to be opened in 2009 and begin teaching up to 750 students, a member of the Cape Verdean government said in Praia Tuesday.

The announcement was made by Sara Lopes, the deputy Qualification and Employment minister, who was presentation ceremony of the future school.

With a cost of 6 million euros, the school’s construction will be funded by 5.4 million euros from Luxembourg and 400,000 euros from the Cape Verdean government.

The hotel and tourism school will be built on an area of 4,743 meters squared in Praia and the architecture was designed by a team headed by Gabriel Mambu, which won the international tender. (macauhub)