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 Sol Melia Signs Management Contract for 
Hotel Sol Jangada Fortaleza 
The Sol Jangada Fortaleza makes it 1,273 rooms for the 
Spanish hotel company in Brazil
April, 1999 - The Spanish hotel company Sol Meliá has recently signed a management contract with the Jangada Praia Hotel Ltda. company to take over the management of a new hotel in Brazil, the Hotel Sol Jangada Fortaleza at the end of May. After beginning operations in Brazil in 1992, this will be the ninth city or resort hotel managed by Sol Meliá in the country, providing a total of 1,273 rooms. 

The three-star Sol Jangada Fortaleza is located in Fortaleza on the northern coast of Brazil and provides 160 rooms, all with fax and modem connections, and perfectly equipped to satisfy the needs of the modern male or female business traveler.

The newly-built hotel will also provide a large convention hall suitable for the widest range of events as well as a restaurant, a large swimming pool and a modern Fitness Center with sauna and massage facilities amongst others. 

The take-over of its ninth hotel in Brazil is another step for Sol Meliá towards the achievement of the Company’s diversified growth strategy for Latin America and the Caribbean, a region where it is now the leading hotel company. The Spanish company now operates 51 hotels in the region with more than 12,000 rooms in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Uruguay and Venezuela. 

Sol Jangada Fortaleza:

  • Rooms: 160 (including 20 apartments).
  • In-room facilities: Full bathroom, air-conditioning, cable TV, minibar, direct dial telephone, safe deposit box and fax and modem connections.
  • Services and facilities: Restaurant, two bars, convention hall, swimming pool and fitness center with sauna and massage.
Mónica Cerdá
Coordinadora de Comunicación y RRPP
     Tel: 34.971.22.44.64 Ext.: 1149
     Fax: 34.971.22.44.96
E mail:
Also See: Marcello Pigozzo, New Executive Vice President Operations for Sol Melia / March 1999 
Sol Melia to Open its Eighth Hotel in Tunisia: The Sol Elite Jockey Club / April 1999 

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