Nature and commerce by your hotel in Arusha
Visitors to Arusha, a city located in northern Tanzania, will be greeted with modern business amenities, a friendly atmosphere and wealth of natural sightseeing opportunities. When you stay in a hotel in Arusha, you'll be in the centre of an international diplomatic and commercial hub, whilst also having national parks, lakes and Mount Kilimanjaro on your doorstep.
What will I find here?
The world-famous Maasi people live in Arusha, and are known for their distinctive red dress, semi-nomadic lifestyle and vibrant culture. Playing a major role in Tanzania's tourism and business life, Arusha is also just 90 km south-west of the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, one of the highest mountains in the world.
What will my business experience be like?
The population of Arusha has increased seven times from its level during the 1970s. These days, around 100,000 people commute to the city, largely because it is the centre of the tourism industry in Tanzania. There is also an increasing number of secondary and tertiary businesses springing up, with technology and the internet gaining in prominence. Increasingly, business events taking place in the city reflect this shift. Arusha's International Conference Centre (AICC) offers 23,000 sq m of office space, sophisticated technology and nearly 700 houses for business people travelling to the venue. 30% of the conventions held here are international. The city is also an industrial centre in Tanzania, processing coffee, cereals and more recently cut flowers have become a major export. Arusha has excellent transport links, including a regional airport as well as Kilimanjaro International Airport, situated around 50 km away.
What can I do after work, near to my Arusha hotel?
Booking a modern Arusha hotel allows you to encounter a vast array of natural and cultural wonders. If you are feeling active and have some time to invest, then climbing Mount Kilimanjaro promises to be an unforgettable experience. Arusha is also the starting point for many safaris, including in the vast Serengeti National Park. You will be awed by the sight of lion prides, wildebeest herds and zebras roaming freely in their natural environment, as you take the unique opportunity to observe their natural behaviour in the wild. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a World Heritage site, and is inhabited by the Maasi people, whose sustainable way of life has increasingly attracted the attention of western thought leaders.