Accor set to expand in Ethiopia with agreement for new Ibis Styles hotel
Topics: ACCOR ETHIOPIA
In a move that ramps up its ambitious development plans in Sub Saharan Africa, the Group has partnered with private conglomerate, Yuluch Elyano Trading plc, to operate the 150 key Ibis Styles Addis Ababa, its fifth upcoming property in the capital, with a scheduled opening date of 2023.
Conveniently situated in a secluded location just off the city’s main thoroughfare, Bole Road, 1km from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and close to corporate institutions and embassies, the property will appeal to regional and international business travellers seeking stylish and affordable accommodation.
Ibis Styles Addis Ababa will offer 150 rooms, each featuring the brand’s signature Sweet BedTM by ibis concept, which is unrivalled in the economy sector, as well as an all day dining venue, fitness centre and gym, meeting space options and a car park.
It is expected to become a destination for travellers and families who appreciate trendy boutique style accommodation with creative and culturally relevant design, modern technology and home comforts. ■