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Transmuting Hospitality

Tadiwos Belete is the co-owner of Boston Day Spa, Kuriftu Resort and Spa and Boston Partners Plc, among other businesses. He introduced a well-established and standardized spa at Boston’s Partners. Born in a small village called Lemo in Arisi, he later came to Dessie with his uncle. In 1980, he left for Sudan and stayed […]

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Kuriftu Resort & Spa to undergo expansion, seeks 400 million birr loan from CBE

The construction work for the resort in DebreZeit hinges on securing a CBE loan. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Kuriftu Resort & Spa has requested a 400 million Br loan from the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) that it will use for the expansion of resort in DebreZeit. The centre will be built on a 74,000sqm […]

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Kuriftu Owners to Manage Refurbished Hotel, Wine House

The businesses, in Ziway and Langano, have selected Boston Partners because of their extensive experience. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Boston Partners Plc, owner of Kuriftu Resort & Spa, is taking over the whole management of Castel Wine House and the old Langano Bekele Molla Hotel. The company completed its talks with the French winemaker, Castel […]

Bearing business with equanimity

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Bearing business with equanimity

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – For Selam Sisay, a young lady in her late twenties, experiencing tranquility at a wonderful beach is simply a gift of God, feeling like she is in paradise when she touches the sand. However, she knows this ecstasy will not last, as tomorrow she is on her way back to Addis […]

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Adulala Resort & Spa

Bishoftu, Ethiopia – Ideally located only 45 kms from Addis Ababa in the flourishing tourist destiny of Debre Zeyit city, Adulala Resort and Spa is a spacious, nature flavored, unique and luxurious resort. Built along the bank of Babo Gaya Lake (Bishoftu Guda), our resort offers a range of services with magnificent environment and ambiance. […]

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Best beach resort in the world is in Seychelles

Maia Luxury Resort and Spa won the prestigious award of the Best Beach Resort in the world. Readers Choice award of Russian edition of Conde Nast Traveler, a worldwide and reference tourism magazine, unanimously voted for Seychelles Maia Luxury Resort and Spa as the number one beach resort in the world. MAIA Luxury Resort and […]

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Boston Partners secures $50 million financing from Fairfax Africa Fund

Kuriftu to spread wing to East Africa. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Boston Partners Plc–the Ethiopian company well-known for building Kuriftu Resorts in different parts of the country–has cemented a USD 50 million deal with a US-based company–Fairfax Africa Fund, LLC– that will enable to expand the establishment of Kuriftu resorts to East Africa. The US-based private […]

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The teacher turned proprietor of the tallest hotel in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Tiliksew Gedamu is one of Ethiopian women entrepreneurs for the several years now. Starting her career as a primary school teacher in the 1980s, she has turned out to be a businesswoman who went and strove through the transport sector and finally landed as a hotelier, now completing the construction of […]

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Country’s tallest hotel to grace Lake Tana

Lake Tana, Ethiopia - A nineteen-storey resort, a facility destined to become the tallest hotel in Ethiopia, is set to grace Lake Tana and the number of islands inside it when it opens its door for service in December. The hotel, which is partially built inside the lake, will sport 150 rooms and suites, three meeting […]

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Biodiversity Project of Ephelia Resort of Seychelles

Mahé, Seychelles – The Constance Ephelia Resort of Seychelles was awarded a grant worth US$40,000 from the government of Seychelles’ “Mainstreaming Biodiversity” project funded by the Global Environment Facility. The grant was to support a project initiated by Ephelia Resort and the NGO Sustainability for Seychelles aiming to improve the management of biodiversity within the resort […]