Cape Verde to have its first Hilton hotel

17 May 2012

Work on the Hotel Hilton Sal are due to begin soon, the chairman of Cabo Verde Investimentos, José Duarte, said cited by Cape Verdean newspaper A Semana.

The luxury three-storey hotel, which will be located between Hotel Crioula and Djad’ Sal, in Santa Maria, will be the first Hilton Group hotel in Cape Verde and Cabo Verde Investimentos is negotiating a second unit for the country’s capital.

The management contract has been signed with a French promoter and finances are now being put in place. Duarte said that the project had seen some setbacks over the last few years but that it was now ready to go ahead.

The Hilton Hotels Corporation is one of the world’s largest hotel chain and has over 2,900 hotels with 490,000 rooms in 76 countries and territories.

In Africa the group currently operates eight hotels in eight countries – Morocco, Algeria, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kenya, Cameroon, and South Africa. (macauhub)