Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of its first Hilton Garden Inn hotel for sub-Sahara Africa, in Nigeria’s south-east city of Uyo, the capital of the country’s largest oil producing region of Akwa Ibom State.
The 250-room Hilton Garden Inn Uyo, Nigeria is currently under construction and expected to open in early 2015. It will form part of a multi-purpose leisure complex comprising the city’s biggest sports and entertainment centre, a shopping mall and the Ibom Tropicana Water and Fun Park. The hotel will be located for easy access to Akwa Ibom International Airport and will be in close proximity to Uyo’s central business district and the upcoming convention centre, also forecast to open in 2015.
Amenities at Hilton Garden Inn Uyo, Nigeria will include a 24-hour business centre, six multi-sized meeting rooms, complimentary high-speed Internet access, a state of the art gym, outdoor swimming pool and a choice.