'A.B.' Fletcher

Name ID 175

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Fosbrooke, Henry Ngorongoro: The Eighth Wonder
Page Number: 213b
Extract Date: 1963 Jul

The Lodge was opened on a do-it-yourself basis

'A.B.' Fletcher from the United States provided the drive and energy to get the new buildings up, whilst 'Ben' Benbow, an experienced British hotelier, brought in the know-how which got the catering off to such a good start. Though this team failed to survive, they laid such good foundations that by 1967 the 105 bed Lodge provided 20,724 bed nights accommodation in a single year.

Further accommodation added ... was the Forest Lodge or Dhillon's Lodge, so named after the energetic and charming Sikh couple who were the first concessionaires, and the Youth Hostel to accommodate educational parties, with an annex to cater for hitch-hikers.

Extract ID: 725
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