Looking forward to a business hotel in Lagos
The buzzing metropolis of Lagos, the former capital of Nigeria, is considered one of the power cities of Africa. The business sector is the most important part of the Nigerian economy whose growth was first propelled by the oil industry. Today the country is known for its creative entrepreneurs and a thriving music industry. The city is constantly improving its infrastructure and facilities making it easy for travellers on business or leisure to find a hotel in Lagos.
What are important art and cultural landmarks that I should see?
The city has several interesting museums such as the National Museum of Nigeria. An art lover? Make your way to the Nike Art allery featuring works of Nigerian artists, from paintings and quilted pieces to sculptures and indigo dyed works. For a good introduction to local culture, check out the schedule of events at the National Theatre of Arts and Culture and see if there are interesting ones which you can attend with your clients or colleagues.
What should I expect from the business district of Lagos?
Lagos consists of two parts: Island and Mainland. Mainland is where most of the city’s population live and is home to many industries. Lagos Island is where you will find the Central Business District with its tall buildings, wholesale marketplaces, banking institutions and offices. Roughly 123 companies have taken residence in Lagos with interests in finance, hotels, insurance, media, beverage, IT, telecommunications and music. Lagos also hosts many annual and semi-annual trade fairs and shows such as Medic West Africa, Nigeria Deco Expo, Nigeria Fashion Expo and Nigeria Build Expo.
The Murtala Muhammed International Airport is the primary airport serving the city and the state. Lagos also possesses an extensive network of roads connecting towns and cities. Buses, ferries and trains link the city with the rest of the country.
What activities can I do in the vicinity of my hotel in Lagos?
Bring clients to Lagos Beach Bar and see the sandy bars that shape the coastline of the city. Popular attractions near your Lagos hotel in the inner city include Lekki Beach and Tarkwa Bay with its 110-year old Lighthouse Beach. If you love surfing, this is a suitable place to get some adrenaline pumping and prep up for a business deal.