AccorHotels has entered into three partnerships with Ethiopian investors for the construction and management of three hotels in the capital, Addis Ababa.
A 162 keys Mercure located in the vicinity of the United Nations Economic Commission (UNECA) for Africa will be built by Tihnat Investments PLC and is expected to open its doors in 2020. The hotel will include 156 standard rooms, 6 suites, 400 square meters of meeting and banqueting spaces, several f&b outlets, as well as a gym & spa.
A 135 keys ibis Styles has been signed with Metro Hospitality Services PLC enterprise. The hotel, also located near the UN headquarter and integrating full services (F&B / meeting space), should be completed by 2019.
Finally, a 230 keys ibis will also be managed by AccorHotels on behalf of Abay Technic and Trading S.C. Located 200 meters from the African Union Commission (AUC), the hotel, which should open within 2021, will be one of the tallest building in the area with 22 floors. It will be built in accordance with the brand specifications, allowing therefore, for an optimized use of space and a greater comfort for its clients. A full F&B offer will be included in the hotel as well as 300sqm of meeting space.
AccorHotels in Ethiopia: a strong pipe on all market segments
Official signature ceremonies were held in the presence of newly appointed Steven Daines and Olivier Granet, respectively CEO and COO of AccorHotels for Africa & Middle East.