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Hilton Hotels marked the official opening of its spectacular new resort on the Island of Sal in Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), announcing the company’s debut in the country and further growing the brand’s portfolio of world-class resorts in Africa.
Speaking at the event, Hilton’s Area Vice President of Operations for Africa and Indian Ocean, Jan van der Putten said: “Cabo Verde is a fast-growing tourism destination that offers amazing weather year-round, a rich culture and pristine beaches, and we look forward to welcoming visitors to Sal with our world-renowned Hilton service and hospitality. We have an incredible product here and we expect to drive great business and opportunity to the hotel and to Cabo Verde as we look to expand in the country.”
Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort boasts of a stunning natural stone pool set within a lush tropical garden. Guests can enjoy a 24-hour fitness center, a kids club with a children’s pool and a nautical center for diving and sailing adventures.
The hotel also features a beauty salon and Hilton’s signature eforea Spa concept with a wet area and eight treatment rooms.
Hilton’s president for Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Rudi Jagersbacher, and the company’s area vice president of operations for Africa and Indian Ocean, Putten, were joined at the hotel’s opening ceremony by the country’s Prime Minister, Ulisses Correia, Justice Minster Janine Lelis, the hotel’s owners, and a host of dignitaries, ambassadors and guests.