Dubai-based hotel management company, Aleph Hospitality, has debuted in Uganda following the signing of a management contract to operate two boutique hotels, Masheda Palms in Buyala and A’lure Hotel & Suites in Kampala.

Bani Haddad, Founder and MD of Aleph Hospitality said: “I am personally very excited to start operations in Uganda. This is a country that leaves an everlasting impression on visitors, a country with breath-taking scenery, exotic wildlife, kind-hearted people and cultural diversity. By welcoming Masheda Palms and A’lure Hotel & Suites to the Aleph family, we promise to share our regional knowledge and international best practices to help them reach their full potential and, at the same time, support the rebuilding of the tourism sector in Uganda.”

The signing marks the company’s continued expansion in Africa that has targeted 50 hotels in the Middle East and Africa by 2026. Aleph Hospitality’s portfolio now stretches across six countries on the African continent, mainly in East Africa, where it will manage hotels in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.

A’lure Hotel & Suites in Kampala offers 39 hotel suites as well as fully serviced residential apartments, three conference rooms, a wellness centre, two restaurants and a swimming pool.

Masheda Palms in Buyala features 34 thatched cottages in lush green settings and flower gardens. Popular among families, the resort is ideally situated for nature walks.

Sherinah Ainembabazi, Director and Owner of both properties, said: “We are thrilled to partner with Aleph Hospitality as the leading independent hotel management company in the market. The team’s extensive hotel management expertise, proven track record in Africa, and profound knowledge of the industry here in the region, will undoubtedly be a fantastic asset to our properties and we look forward to a long and fruitful co-operation.”

Both hotels opened in 2020.

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