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Hilton expands footprint to Nigeria in boost for hospitality business

Hilton expands footprint to Nigeria in boost for hospitality business

Hilton, a global hospitality company, has announced the expansion of two of its global brands – Canopy by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn – into Nigeria.

The company said in a statement on Tuesday that it signed an agreement with Hotel Signature Limited to open Canopy by Hilton Lagos Victoria Island, bringing the Canopy brand’s locally inspired hospitality to the country.

“The global hospitality company has also signed an agreement with FIT Hospitality & Entertainment Limited, a subsidiary of FIT Group, for the affordable and upscale Hilton Garden Inn Enugu,” the statement said.

Carlos Khneisser, vice president of Development, Middle East and Africa at Hilton, said: “We are excited to announce the signing of Canopy by Hilton Lagos Victoria Island and Hilton Garden Inn Enugu. These new signings reaffirm Hilton’s commitment to Africa’s hospitality sector and confidence in Nigeria as a dynamic and growing market.”

He said through the partnerships with Hotel Signature Limited and FIT Group, they will offer guests more choices and a differentiated experience, whilst ensuring reliable and friendly stays across the country.

The statement noted that Canopy by Hilton Lagos Victoria Island will feature 176 beautifully designed guest rooms and suites, including executive and presidential suites, offering panoramic views and a locally inspired stay.

“Canopy by Hilton Lagos Victoria Island is designed to become a landmark destination for both leisure and business travellers alike.”

Domingo Obende, CEO of Hotel Signature Limited & Owner of Canopy by Hilton Lagos Victoria Island, said: “We are thrilled to partner with Hilton to bring the Canopy by Hilton brand to Nigeria.

“With its prime location, stunning views, and an array of amenities, we are confident that this hotel will deliver a locally inspired, high-end, and welcoming stay for guests while they experience the best of the neighbourhood.”