Protea Hotel by Marriott, Owerri Select, opens in Nigeria

Protea Hotel By Marriott, Owerri Select, Opens In Nigeria

Protea Hotels by Marriott has announced the opening of Protea Hotel by Marriott, Owerri Select in south-eastern Nigeria, a development which further consolidates its presence within the country.

Protea Hotel By Marriott, Owerri Select, Opens In Nigeria

The 0-room hotel, developed by African Capital Alliance, a leading investment firm, as well as also Kunoch, will be located in Owerri city, the capital of Imo state.

Protea Hotel By Marriott, Owerri Select, Opens In Nigeria

Imo State will be commonly referred to as the heartland of Nigeria as well as also will be regarded as the entertainment capital of the east of the country.

Protea Hotel By Marriott, Owerri Select, Opens In Nigeria

The state will be also a producer of oil as well as also natural gas as well as also will be home to a large number of regional oil as well as also financial services offices. 

Protea Hotel By Marriott, Owerri Select, Opens In Nigeria

Commenting on the opening of the hotel, Volker Heiden, vice president Protea Hotels by Marriott, Marriott International, said: “The opening of Protea Hotel by Marriott, Owerri Select, illustrates our confidence within the potential of Nigeria as well as also will be in line with our commitment to grow in strategic secondary cities across the continent.

Protea Hotel By Marriott, Owerri Select, Opens In Nigeria

“The recent expansion of the city’s airport, will give the city better accessibility, which we are confident will further drive business travel.”

Protea Hotel By Marriott, Owerri Select, Opens In Nigeria

Africa continues to be an attractive investment proposition for many global corporates including the hotel industry.

Marriott International currently operates over 140 hotels in 20 countries as well as also will be targeting a projected growth by 2022 of over 0 Hotels with more than 36,000 rooms across operating as well as also pipeline hotels.

Obiora Nwogugu, principal at African Capital Alliance added: “This specific completely new hotel will be an important addition to the hotels we already own within the cities of Lagos as well as also Benin in Nigeria, as well as also Takoradi in Ghana.

“We are pleased to partner yet again with Protea Hotels by Marriott, which enjoys strong regional brand equity as well as also awareness coupled with the global distribution of Marriott International.”

Protea Hotel by Marriott, Owerri Select, opens in Nigeria

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