New Hotel opens in Ethiopia so as to grow its tourism sector in the nation.

Sherar Addis Hotel has officially open its doors to the public in Ethiopia. The construction of the hotel took four years and will have six storeys with 30 standard rooms. It is also just minutes away from Bole International Airport and sit on a 500 sqm plot of land.

The hotel will have different facilities which include a bar, lounge, restaurant and cafe. It took four years to construct because of setbacks in procurement of construction materials.

Addis Abeba Culture & Tourism Bureau communications officer Worku Mengesha said “We are currently offering training for these hotels. He also said that the city hosts a great number of tourists and international conferences.”

The development is making the city receive tourists after it hosts the Africa union which brought about more  individual into the city. Addis Ababa has 164 star-rated hotels that have a total of 8,000 rooms to 10,000 beds at the moment. It also has 1,129 non-star level hotels plus in the the first half of this year it got over one billion dollars from tourists arriving in the city.

Currently the city has over six international hotels. This hotels include Marriott Executive Apartments, Radisson Blu, and Sheraton Addis, Hilton Addis, Ramada Addis and Golden Tulip Addis hotel.

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