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5 Star Hotel Converted Into College Hostel, Takes In 1000 Students In Tanzania

It's not a surprise to how the tourism industry has highly been affected since the start of the pandemic as early as 2019 when speculations of Covid-19 started spreading till it's full reality came to light.

Most of these hotels are now depending on local tourist to at least keep them in business, not only in Tanzania but Africa at large where tourism brings in more revenue to both individuals and governments.

In Arusha, Tanzania, Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge, a 5 Star Hotel has been converted into a college hostel for the Institute Of Accountancy Arusha (IAA) taking in 1000 students up for accommodation as a start up and more to book.

Students from the institution seeking accommodation at the 5 Star Hotel will require to pay a yearly fee of Tsh 400,000 which is Ksh 19,000. Stated by Prof. Eliamani Sedoyeka, principal of the Institution.

The principal further added that they entered into the arrangement after signing a contract with Landmark Limited, a company managing Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge and are in further talks to convert the hotel's conference room into classrooms.

They hope to reach an agreement that will also allow them add more beds that could accommodate an extra 2000 students. It's really encouraging to how most people are using their weaknesses to be a greater strong hold.

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