Angola: Maboque group plans construction of Angola’s biggest hotel project

2 March 2009

Luanda, Angola, 2 March – Angolan group Maboque is building, in the Benfica area in the south of Luanda, a hotel with 500 rooms, including 20 presidential suites, at an estimated investment of US$300 million, Angolan news agency Angop reported.

According to businessman Armindo César, who was speaking during the presentation of the project to the Minister of Hotels and Tourism, Pedro Mutindi, and technicians from the sector, the hotel will have the conditions to host a summit of Heads of State and, at the same time, accommodate the leaders, as well as businesspeople.

César said that that his group had the financial conditions to successfully complete the project, the first phase of which had already been concluded, and which is due for conclusion within two years.

The hotel will also have drawing and event rooms, a large swimming pool and other areas, and architecturally aims to look like a European Palace.

César said he hoped to receive technical support from the Hotels and Tourism Ministry for the project, which has so far taken a little over four years to build and is hoped to become a benchmark in Angola. (macauhub)