Legend Hotel Lagos Airport Opens at Murtala Muhammed International Airport Marking Curio Collection Debut in Africa
Hilton have announced the opening of Legend Hotel Lagos Airport, Curio Collection by Hilton, which marks Hilton’s 500th hotel to open across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The hotel joins the exclusive Curio Collection by Hilton, a collection of more than 60 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts celebrated for their individuality and appeals to travellers seeking local and authentic experiences.
Legend Hotel Lagos Airport is located at Murtala Muhammed International Airport which serves more than eight million passengers each year . The stylish hotel is adjacent to the airport’s private jet terminal and has an exclusive immigrations and customs desk in the hotel for private jet passengers. The hotel is also approximately five kilometres from the domestic terminal and one kilometre from the international terminal.
“Having recently celebrated the addition of our 60th Curio Collection hotel, we are excited to debut in Africa with Legend Hotel Lagos Airport, a contemporary property with close proximity to a major financial centre in Nigeria,” said Mark Nogal, global head, Curio Collection by Hilton. “Whether it’s taking in the views of the airfield from De Bull restaurant and bar or enjoying the beautiful Art Deco style interiors, Legend Hotel Lagos Airport offers travellers a distinctive and unexpected experience in a growing tourist destination.”
Hilton is committed to growth and opportunity across Africa and has had a continuous presence on the continent since 1959. Hilton currently operates 41 hotels in Africa with 53 in its development pipeline, and expects to double its portfolio of hotels on the continent during the next five years as it continues to grow and enter new markets. In the next five years alone, the company will open hotels in 13 countries where it does not currently operate, including Botswana, Ghana, Swaziland, Uganda, Malawi and Rwanda.
“We’re thrilled to welcome travellers to Legend Hotel Lagos Airport,” said Peter Idoko, general manager, Legend Hotel Lagos Airport. “With an unrivalled location, exclusive immigration and customs desk, spacious guest rooms and the support of Hilton and its award-winning Hilton Honors program, the hotel is perfect for travellers looking for unparalleled accommodations near the airport and convenience to local attractions.”
Legend Hotel Lagos Airport’s convenient location also allows guests to explore the Ikeja district, with the lush Ikeja Golf Club less than seven kilometres away and Ikeja City Mall within close proximity. In addition, travellers can discover Lagos’ rich heritage at Freedom Park and the National Museum or enjoy the state’s natural beauty at Oniru Private Beach or Victoria Island.
source: Hotel Business Review