Thomas Cook Group builds two hotels on Sal Island, Cabo Verde

23 November 2016

British group Thomas Cook, which plans to open its own brand of hotels in many popular sun and sea destinations, is building two units in Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), specifically on the island of Sal, which will receive their first guests in winter 2017/2018, reported trade publication Turisver.

The New Horizons Hotel Resorts complex, expected to cost 80 million euros, will have two hotels managed by Thomas Cook Hotel brands – Sunprime Hotels, a hotel whose segment is reserved for over 16s and Sunwing – Family Resorts, designed for family holidays.

In all the two units will offer another 600 rooms, 250 at the Sunwing and 350 at the Sunprime including apartments with private pools, as well as a variety of services and specific services geared to the two segments.

The vice president of Thomas Cook, who was visiting Cabo Verde to launch the project, said the group already had plans for “more investments” on the island of Boavista, in the short term.

The aim of the British group (, established in 2007 through the merger of Thomas Cook AG, the successor of Thomas Cook & Son and the MyTravel Group, is to take over 75,000 tourists per year to the Cabo Verde archipelago. (macauhub)