BEST WESTERN OPENS ITS FIRST HOTEL IN TANZANIA
Marks Fourth Best Western-Branded Hotel to Open in Africa in 2010
PHOENIX (DECEMBER 9, 2010) – Best Best Western International’s African presence continues to grow with the opening of the Best Western Coral Beach Hotel, located in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania’s exclusive Msasani Peninsula area.
Located within 5 kilometers of the U.S. Embassy, the hotel overlooks the Indian Ocean and offers an amazing vantage point for the beautiful sunsets seen on Africa’s East Coast.
“We are excited to welcome Best Western’s first hotel in Tanzania, and one of the first Western hotel brands in Dar Es Salaam,” said Suzi Yoder, vice president of international operations. “With its prime location, amazing sunset views and business-class services, the Best Western Coral Beach Hotel is a strong addition to our brand portfolio in Africa.”
The boutique-style hotel offers 62 guest rooms, an ocean-side restaurant and on-site bar and lounge. Upscale guestrooms feature free wireless internet access and flat-screen LCD televisions, and some offer ocean views. Complimentary full breakfast, business center and fitness center also are available for guests.
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