Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Quality Inspection and Testing Services (QUITS) Limited to open a 350-room and suite hotel at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja.
The hotel will open in 2023 to join Hilton’s growing African portfolio.
Senior vice president, development, Hilton Worldwide, Patrick Fitzgibbon said: “Strong growth is forecasted in both domestic and international travellers using Murtala Muhammed International Airport, so this exemplary new hotel will be well placed to meet travellers’ needs, offering an unparalleled level of design, comfort and service.”
QUITS’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mr Sam Iwuajoku added: “The signing of the agreement to open Hilton Lagos Airport is a testament to a period of exciting growth and development for Lagos.
“Our plans to build an exceptional hotel at the international airport will revolutionise the traveller experience and also offer a state-of-the-art choice for conferences, meetings and events.
“We look forward to a very successful collaboration with Hilton Worldwide on this outstanding development.”
The hotel will comprise 350 guest-rooms, of which 72 are suites, an Executive floor and multiple food and beverage outlets, including a restaurant serving international cuisine, a speciality restaurant, a fashionable rooftop cocktail bar, a hip night club, a spa and fitness centre.
Its facilities include a 2,600sqm event space, a 1,350sqm ballroom and 500sqm junior ballroom.
Hilton’s executive vice president, global brands, Jim Holthouser, said: “Hilton Lagos Airport will further solidify our presence in Nigeria and be a great asset to our Hilton Hotels and Resorts properties trading or under development in Africa.
“We have great confidence in this growing market and are proud to be pioneering exemplary guest experiences across the continent with our range of Hilton brands.”