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Senior FBN Bank Official Visits Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra Hotel Project

Mr Maxime Senecaut, a senior official of FBN Bank (UK) arrived in Freetown on Sunday 28th April for a short visit to the Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra Hotel project. FBN Bank (UK) and Afreximbank are the senior lenders to the project with FBN Bank (UK) being the principal lender during the construction phase of the […]

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Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra Hotel featured as Afreximbank awarded best ECA Africa

On Thursday 21st June 2012, Afreximbank was awarded Best ECA (Export Credit Agency) Africa at the 2011 Trade Finance Awards Dinner that was held at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel in London.  Afreximbank’s financing of the Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra Hotel using its Contour Africa Facility was listed as one of a number of programmes and […]

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Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra Hotel – Project Newsletter Issue 2: Site Investigations and Surveys Completed

Design of the Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra Hotel Accelerates – The design of the 200-key first class Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra continues to make good progress with activities both on the ground at the Aberdeen site and also by the international design team in London Site Investigations and Surveys Completed One of the most important […]

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Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra Hotel – Project Newsletter Issue 1: Demolition Successfully Completed

First Stage of the Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra Hotel Construction successfully completed How it all started… The Cape Sierra Hotel was leased by the GoSL to the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) for a fifty-year period in 2008. NASSIT in turn, seeking to maximise its returns on the asset, undertook an international bidding […]

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The Turning of the Sod Ceremony for the Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra Hotel

The Turning of the Sod Ceremony for the Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra Hotel took place on the hotel site on Friday 16th September. The keynote address was given by His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma who also performed the “turning of the sod”.  The ceremony was attended by Kanayo Awani, Director of Trade […]

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Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra Hotel – Press Release

Hilton Worldwide issued a press release in respect of the signing of the Hilton Freetown Cape Sierra Hotel. http://hiltonglobalmediacenter.com/index.cfm?md=newsroom&tmp=detail&articleID=1570&tl=en&mobile=0

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The Mape Project

Members of Sierra Leone’s Parliament unanimously approved a resolution in respect of the tenure of the Mape Project Lands which would facilitate the development of the project. http://hiltonglobalmediacenter.com/index.cfm?md=newsroom&tmp=detail&articleID=1570&tl=en&mobile=0

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