Construction of Hotel School in Luanda, Angola, begins

22 August 2014

The first stone of the future Luanda Hotel School was laid Thursday by Angola’s Minister for Hotels and Tourism, Pedro Mutindi at a ceremony in the Belas municipal area, the Angolan press reported.

The US$20 million project, which is a both a working hotel and a hospitality school, is expected to open within 12 months and will have a capacity for 500 students will have 50 rooms, 12 classrooms and accommodation for 96 students.

Apart from Luanda, the minister said, this project will also gradually benefit the provinces of Benguela, Huila, Uige, Moxico and Huambo.

Mutindi also said that the next step to be taken in this area will be an overhaul of methodologies and curricula, as well as professional certification for in the hotel and tourism sector workers of the area of hospitality and tourism portfolios, thus improving management and the quality of services provided. (macauhub /AO)