American hotel invests N4b in Ogun tourism sector
Radisson Hotels, a member of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, United States of America (USA), has moved to invest N4 billion in the hospitality industry in Ogun State through the establishment of Park Inn Hotels and Suites located at a choice area in the heartbeat of Abeokuta, the State capital.
The hotel was the defunct Ogun State owned Gateway hotels, which Radisson acquired through a concession agreement.
According to Marc Descrozaille, Vice President of Sub-Saharan Africa, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, the management had observed the increasing economic potential of the State, especially in the tourism and hospitality industry and have taken advantage of it.
The hotel, sitting on hectares of land boasts of high-class facilities, including a swimming pool of international standard.
Descrozaille said, “This is the latest in a series of important hotel openings for us in Africa and we are delighted to welcome the first Park Inn by Radisson in Abeokuta to further strengthen our leading position in Africa”.
“The growth of Ogun state’s economy has led to increased demand for hotels, and Abeokuta’s strategic location means that it has developed as a key business and leisure destination,” he added.
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