Marriot International group is set to extend its premium hospitality service into Nigeria with the opening of a 250- bed five-star hotel complex in Lagos.
The seven-storey hotel facility, which is located at Ikeja GRA, is co-owned by Sifax Group.
Its premium facilities include four restaurants and beverages outlets, 1000-capacity ballroom, rooftop bar, outdoor swimming pool, business centre, boardrooms, spa, gym and fitness club.
Speaking on Wednesday at a pre-launch event ahead of its opening next week, Mr. Janse Rensburg, General Manager, Lagos Marriott Hotel, said the desire to offer premium hospitality services to the Lagos market was responsible for the huge investment in the hotel.
Rensburg assured that lovers of premium hospitality service in Lagos were in for an exciting experience as the hotel opens its doors for business.
Also speaking, Mr. Chike Ogeah, Managing Director of Mac-folly Hospitality Limited, a subsidiary of Sifax Group, said the coming of Marriott Hotel into Nigeria would support the nation’s diversification agenda.
He implored government at all levels to continue to explore and exploit the potentials in hospitality and tourism sector for economic development and growth.
“I believe with more commitment to the sector, the nation will be able to harness huge benefits inherent in the sector.
“Lagos Marriott Hotel is a partnership between the renowned global hotel brand, Marriott International and Sifax Group.”