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(Marriott) - Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announced today that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which the companies will create the world’s largest ...

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(Sun News Online) – A FAST-rising indigenous boutique hotel chain, Sun Heaven Hotels and Resort, is set to launch its Lekki facility in December. Located at Block 9, Admiralty Road, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, a rich sense of class, hospitality and exceptional service is promised you at the Sun H ...

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(Guardian) - Starwood Hotels and Resorts recently made a remarkable impact in the hospitality industry with the signing of seven new deals across Africa and Indian Ocean. In a ceremony that took place recently in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, host of African Hotels Investment Forum (AHIF), the leadershi ...

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Golden Tulip Lagos Airport Hotel is the newest addition to the brand’s growing following the completion of the total renewal and refurbishing work at the former Woodridge Hotel now transformed into Golden Tulip brand. This development is also historic for the property owners, GKO Properties ...

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In order to reduce data costs and boost e-commerce in Nigeria, Jovago – leading online hotel booking portal in Africa launched its free internet service with MTN, Africa’s leading cellular telecommunications company. The move means it won’t charge users of its mobile network for the ...

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Speaking on the new release, Mr. Jerry Oche Founder/CEO ofzowasel.comstated that, “we are bringing disruptive comparison model to hotel bookings in Nigeria allowing instant real-time search and comparison across hotel booking sites locally and internationally. By comparing aggregato ...

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The shares of Ikeja Hotels Plc and Transnational Corporation (Transcorp) Plc are in the top 10 performing stock in the first week of Septeber 2015. According to Punch Newspaper, Transcorp went up by 15.64 per cent or N0.33 to close at N2.44 from N2.11. Furthermore, Ikeja Hotels Plc, which was mes ...

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A man, identified simply as Sunday, has died in a Lagos hotel on Ishawo Road, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metrolearnt that the management of the Western Lodge Hotel discovered his corpse around 1am in his room. All the contacts on his mobile phone were said to have been de ...

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The Nigerian Police Force in Delta State has declared two unidentified females wanted in connection with the death of an Oil worker. The incident which according to the Force occurred on the 5th of September, 2015 at about9:00 amhas it that one male lodger (name withheld) an off-shore ...

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A hotel worth over N500m, built by a retired businessman, Mr. Tony Igbaroola, to fund his charity work, was on Saturday inaugurated at Omi Asoro area of Ilesa in Osun State. Sambeatz Hotel & Suites, a 35-room edifice with two different capacity halls, gym, world-class swimming pool and other ...

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Jovago has just refreshed its hotel web search service — releasing a Yoruba versionin a bid to broaden its customer reach, native language speaking users inclusive. The move was an attempt to offer a smoothed out experience for Yoruba natives when they input hotel search data. With th ...

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The Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe, has declared full support for the war against drug offenders in Anambra State. Achebe stated this earlier in the month at his palace when the state commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Mr. Sule Momodu, paid him a visit. He recounted a ...

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