Marriott International has entered the Tanzanian market by opening the Four Points by Sheraton Arusha.
The Arusha Hotel, was founded in 1894, and has been rebranded after renovation, to operate under Four Points.
Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International said, “The entry of the Four Points brand into Tanzania is a significant addition to our rapidly growing footprint in Africa and reflects the strong traction the brand is gaining in the region,”
He added “Marriott International. “Tanzania has long been on the global travelers’ bucket list and the Four Points brand with its blend of stylish comfort and genuine service offers an ideal choice at an honest value.”
The Arusha Hotel, has emerged as a city landmark playing host to many dignitaries and well known personalities over more than 120 years. Rebranded after renovation, the hotel retains its unique charm reminiscent of a bygone era and a fabled past.
“Our vision is to reinvent the definition of travel, transforming the hotel into a preferred choice for guests whether on business or adventure,” said Upjeet Singh Sahota General Manager, Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel.
He said “We are committed to creating memorable guest experiences by combining the signature brand experience with the hotel’s rich history, unique character and the city’s local attractions.”
Located steps away from the famous Clock Tower, known to mark the center point from Cairo to Cape Town, the hotel is easily accessible from both Arusha as well as the Kilimanjaro International Airport.
With Marriott’s new Four Points hotel in Arusha, the group intends to achieve its goal of developing 200 hotels with more than 37,000 guestrooms by 2022. The group has planned to generate $8.5 billion of capital investment and 50,000 direct and indirect jobs through the development process.