Hilton’s African Footprint to More than Double
Hilton has opened the Legend Hotel Lagos Airport, Curio Collection by Hilton – the company's first Curio Collection by Hilton hotel in Africa. Legend Hotel Lagos Airport is adjacent to Murtala Muhammed International Airport's private jet terminal, with an exclusive immigrations and customs desk in the hotel for private jet passengers. This is Hilton's first hotel in Lagos and its second in Nigeria, with an additional seven hotels in its development pipeline for the country. Hilton expects to open eight hotels in total across Africa this year, three of which will fly under the ‘select services' Hilton Garden Inn flag. The company expects to open at least 16 Hilton Garden Inn hotels in the coming five years, including brand entries in Uganda, Ghana, Malawi, and eSwatini (formerly Swaziland).