Inauguration of the training center in the hospitality and tourism industry in Arta, Djibouti

27 Feb 18


On January 11, the President of the Republic of Djibouti, Ismail Omar Guelleh, inaugurated a sectoral training center for the hotel and tourism industry in Arta, located about 40 kilometers from the city of Djibouti. The center is a training school for young graduates, built on the infrastructure of the former summer resort of Arta. 

is composed among others of a Hotel with several categories of rooms and many classrooms with a completely renovated restaurant and a modern and equipped kitchen. It also has a fitness room, bodybuilding, a swimming pool, a large conference room with a reading room and video games room for children as well as a large playground.

The inauguration of the Arta training center is in line with the Government of Djibouti's policy to combat unemployment, especially of young people, through the commissioning of a series of training programmes, school and technical infrastructure development intended to provide effective vocational training.

The center aims to be a center of excellence in the training of young people in the professions of the hotel, catering and tourism industries.

The Sunny Hill Center is a development project with numerous economic spinoffs for the Republic of Djibouti. In addition to its basic vocation of Hotel & Restaurant application to learners, the center will allow many young people in Djibouti to take advantage of the opportunities that will be offered to them in the sector of Hospitality and Tourism.

Note finally that the center offers a magical setting and a magnificent view of the northern heights of the hinterland. Tourism activities such as hiking will be offered to visiting guests, among other leisure and recreational activities. In the area of Arta Plage, visitors will also have the opportunity to admire, each year between October and March, the required whales, these large harmless fish of the family Rhincodontidaemetering up to 14 meters in size.