Radisson Hotels has announced the signing of Radisson Hotel Djibouti.

Scheduled to open in 2024, the 144-key hotel is located close to the Djibouti International Airport. Other key infrastructures nearby include the Djibouti Port, Djibouti Free Zone, international headquarters, shopping malls, and the seaside.

The hotel will comprise standard rooms and suites, as well as accessible rooms, designed for wheelchair access.

Dining options will include the lobby café, international and local cuisine at the all-day-dining restaurant, and refreshing drinks at the poolside juice bar.

The hotel will house an impressive MICE space. It will offer a variety of flexible venues, including a ballroom, five meeting rooms, a pre-function area, as well as break out areas.

The leisure facilities will include a spa, gym, and an outdoor swimming pool.

Erwan Garnier, senior director, development, Africa, Radisson Hotel Group said:

“We are delighted to mark our entry into Djibouti with Radisson, currently our fastest-growing upscale brand in Africa. With its existing limited branded hotel supply, we are confident that Radisson Hotel Djibouti will be the country’s leading internationally branded hotel. Along with our partners, Salaam Properties, we are proud to be contributing to the Djibouti Vision 2035 strategy for economic diversification which relies strongly on the growth of the tourism industry.”

Fatima Zahra, manager, Salaam Properties the hotel’s owning company said:

“We are thrilled to be contributing to the growth of the region’s upscale tourism industry, together with our partners, Radisson Hotel Group. We are confident that Radisson Hotel Djibouti will help boost the capital’s economy through hundreds of jobs created both directly and indirectly, a significant achievement, especially during these challenging times the world is witnessing.

“The hotel is another great milestone in Salaam Properties’ successful investments within Djibouti’s burgeoning tourism sector. The country truly is a leading regional tourism and economic hub with significant potential to be further explored.”