New 4-star hotel in Limpopo to create over 400 jobs

African Century Group is about to mark the start of a 120-room 4-star hotel establishment in Thohoyando.

What makes this event so special and meaningful is that the development is founded by an African Century Group, owned by Tsakani Masia, a black woman whose business prowess attracted the Premier Hotel Group to be part of the upcoming development.

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The hotel will be a major milestone in the tourism sector and will serve as a catalyst for many economic developments that existed and for those that are still planned for the region. It will be surrounded by an evergreen panoramic view of Thohoyandou, not far from the Punda Marie Gate of the Kruger National Park.

The highlight of the event is the ritual turning of the ground by Limpopo Prime Minister Stanley Mathabatha to signal the start of the construction process. Dignitaries from financiers and other stakeholders will grace the occasion.

Job creation

Nakiseni Business Enterprise, a sister company of African Century, owned by the same owner of African Century Group, was commissioned to carry out the construction works.

A project of this magnitude is essential to create employment opportunities, with the hope of providing around 480 jobs, ranging from unskilled local labor to highly skilled craftsmen and project managers during the construction phase. construction.

When the hotel officially opens, it will also employ 85 permanent workers, 30-40 contract/part-time employees, improving the livelihoods of local families.

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“Not only does this development create jobs and livelihoods, but it is also helping to change this environment that I call home. The inhabitants of Vhembe like the others also deserve better facilities for their socio-economic development,” says Masia.

Moreover, Samuel Nassimov, Managing Director of Premier Hotels, shares: “After going through the profile of the owner Mrs. Tsakani Masia, and after listening to her vision, we were convinced that in her, we had found a partner in the task height. As is the case with developments like this, our due diligence has given us a boost. We could never have settled for a better partner than the African Century Group. More exciting is the fact that the band is local and ready for a big stage like this.

The Premier Hotels development on the northeastern outskirts of the city will be a modern build, with a touch of African flair, very similar to its OR Tambo hotel.

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The facade will be stone, as opposed to brick, with many ecological aspects. With nearly 8,697 square meters of usable space, the hotel will accommodate 120 guest rooms, conference space that can accommodate up to 450 delegates for local business conferences in the area or celebrations, a business suite , a bar and a restaurant with wine bar, swimming pools and a gym.

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