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WTA success in Durban for Nigerian hotel

20 October 2018 - The Nation

The Wheatbaker, Ikoyi, Lagos has been voted Nigeria’s leading boutique hotel by World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean.

The award was announced during the gala awards ceremony recently in Durban, South Africa.

The ceremony was attended by hundreds of leading travel and hospitality industry leaders from across Africa.

World Travel Awards has been honouring excellence in the international travel and hospitality industry for 25 years.

The Wheatbaker’s award recognises the hotel’s outstanding service as Nigeria’s leading boutique hotel.

The award rewards excellence across countries and regions and this year’s winners in various categories included the Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club, Thanda Ilsand, Tanzania, and Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort.

Votes were cast by qualified executives working within the travel and tourism industry as well as consumer travel buyers.

“After seven years of operation, we are indeed delighted to have received this important international recognition for our staff’s unequivocal commitment to service. We are grateful for the loyalty and support from our esteemed client base which is growing, despite the challenges faced in running a world class operation,” said the General Manager Wheatbaker Mr. Simon Grindrod.

The Wheatbaker is a full five-star service hotel with a unique commitment to the arts, presenting specially curated exhibitions every quarter.

The hotel has its own art collection which boasts some of the best Nigerian contemporary art.

Source: The Nation


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