Namibe, Angola, 17 Sept – The locality of Praia Amélia, 10 kilometres from the capital of Namibe province, in 2011 will have a three-star hotel, via an investment of the Ministry for Hotels and Tourism, according to a report from Angolan news agency Angop.
The hotel, building of which has been awarded to a Chinese construction company, will have 150 rooms, a parking area for 140 vehicles, a swimming pool, leisure areas and a conference room.
Speaking to Angop, the spokesman for the contractor, Wang jun, said that the four storey hotel was in the final stages of building, with just some finishing work to be done.
The hotel was designed, previously by the Ministry for Hotels and Tourism, as part of the support infrastructures for the Africa Cup of Nations, but due to a lack of materials the project was not delivered on time.
The new hotel, the first facility of its kind in Praia Amélia, will provide 51 jobs.
Namibe province currently has a hotel and restaurant network made up of 212 units, including hotels, bed and breakfasts, hostelries and restaurants. (macauhub)