Angola : US$ 14 Million Hotel for City of Lubango

Lubango, - At least USD 14 million was invested by the "Admar Damião" group in the construction of a three-star hotel in Lubango city, southern Huíla province.

Speaking to ANGOP this Tuesday, the head of the department of hotels and tourism in the region, João Silvestre, said that the hotel with four floors shall have 61 rooms, two restaurants, and an equal number of games rooms, swimming pool and other compartments.

The undertaking, situated in the heart of Lubango city, is being built since 2007 at an area of 3,224 square metres under the aegis of the national contractor "Construsul", and is expected to be concluded in June 2009.

At least 200 new jobs will be created with the start operating of this new unit, having added that ten new hotels will be built in Lubango city, ranging from three to five stars categories.

The official said that the department he leads has been receiving various requests to build new
hotels in this southern province.

Huíla has 59 registered hotel units, among lodges, restaurants and travel agencies.