[Jan 2017] Elilly International Hotel Latest Ethiopian News - AddisBiz.Com | Ethiopian Business Guide
New hotel grading brings Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels down to four stars, while Sheraton Addis, Elilly International and Capital Hotel & Spa are crowned with five stars.
These are five of the 95 hotels which the Ministry of Culture & Tourism (MoCT) had deemed worthy of rating, of the 136 that had registered for evaluation under the hotel grading scheme. So said Gezahegn Abate, director of MoCT International & Public Relations Directorate. The other 28 have not met the basic minimum to be eligible in the process....
Ayat S.C, whose major shareholder is in prison, lost a Supreme Court appeal over land snatched from the company and given to co-owner of Elilly Hotel’s, Gemshu Beyene.
Ayat had sued Gemshu and the Kirkos District for taking over the land it had previously leased. The District had taken over the leased land and given it to Gemshu, reasoning that Ayat did not undertake construction, as originally agreed. But Ayat claims that it had invested around three million Birr for underground digging. The land, which covers 1,696sqm, is located...