Aleph Hospitality adds independent boutiques to portfolio

Moja Tuu is a 35-room upper-upscale beach resort with 10 beachfront villas, each with a private infinity pool. Photo credit: Aleph Hospitality

Dubai-based independent hotel management company Aleph Hospitality has entered the Tanzanian market with the signing of management agreements for two boutique resorts in Zanzibar: the Moja Tuu and Hakuna Majiwe.

The new management contracts are scheduled to take effect in October, at which time the company’s portfolio will cover five countries on the continent. The deal also follows news that the company will manage the first Marriott International property in Kisumu, Kenya.

Located in Kiwengwa, on the northeast coast of Zanzibar and a 60-minute drive from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, Moja Tuu is a 35-room upper-upscale beach resort that includes 10 beachfront villas, each with a private infinity pool. The hotel also has three restaurants, a private beach and a swimming pool.

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On the southeast coast of Zanzibar, the midscale Hakuna Majiwe in Paje has 21 guestrooms: 16 beach rooms and five garden rooms. Public spaces include an all-day dining restaurant and a swimming pool. The hotel is a 75-minute drive from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport.

Aleph Hospitality, which has a pipeline of 35 hotels due to open in the Middle East and Africa by 2025, manages hotels directly for owners, either on a franchise basis for branded properties or as a white-label operator for independent hotels.

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