The construction of the US$ 17m Tsogo Sun StayEasy Maputo Hotel, in Mozambique has started.
The new hotel will be a 125 room and is set to be completed by April 2018. It is being built as a mixed-use development and will be located above the new Baia Mall that is currently under construction.
Tsogo CEO Marcel von Aulock confirmed the reports and said that it is the right time to expand their footprint in the African country which is a tourist attraction to both local and international travelers.
“The time is right to increase our footprint in this prime tourist destination, which attracts both international and local travellers with its tropical climate, lush scenery, golden beaches, diverse culture and exquisite cuisine,” said Marcel von Aulock.
Apart from it being a tourist attraction, the country’s growing economy has also contributed to the group’s decision to boost its investment in Maputo.
“We believe this hotel will hold an extra appeal for its exciting location above a lively new mall and we look forward to seeing it become a hotel destination of choice for most of the travelers, he added.”
Tsogo Sun hotels also owns the Southern Sun Maputo Hotel in Mozambique.
Tsogo Sun hotels and resorts are well-known for their comfort, service excellence, and characteristic African warmth which offers some of the best hotels in South Africa and beyond. With more than 100 hotels from which to choose, guests are able to relax and enjoy the trusted professionalism that has become their hallmark.
Tsogo Sun’s range of widespread hotels and resorts are designed to cater to every need. From the Budget category, through to the Select Service range of hotels, which includes well-known brands like SunSquare, Garden Court, StayEasy and the Full Service category – their Southern Sun Hotels and Southern Sun Resorts cater for a fully serviced stay.