Since the creation of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the attendant influx of both foreign and local tourists, there has been an increasing demand for serene environment for relaxation. In response to that, there are quite a number, but STELLAMARIES AMUWA in this report unveils a new addition to these spots in the FCT
There is no reason to doubt the fact that properly managing hotels and meeting the high expectations of customers are huge tasks. Those in the industry, undoubtedly, face series of challenges in the provision of services at that level. However, there are still a number of other external factors that determine how profitably and efficiently hotels are run.
It has been revealed that government’s patronage has remained a major factor that keeps Abuja hotels in business, directly or indirectly.
Apart from hosting services, including restaurants, bars, cruise lines, parks and gardens, hotels happen to be a strongest feature in hospitality industry, forming a major attraction for both residents and travelers, who rely on the hotels for their comfort and business activities, among other reasons.
In the past 20 years, there has been an increased effort by both local and foreign investors to tap into hotel business in the country. Across the country, several of such hotels dot the landscape. Many of them also contribute to the development of their host communities, including providing employment for the people, among other benefits.
But there is need for more of these hotels. For instance, LEADERSHIP Weekend investigations reveal that usually at festive seasons, tourists become stranded as the available hotels in town are usually fully booked forcing them to go as far as satellite towns to take up hotel accommodation.
When it comes to hospitality industry, Abuja, the federal capital territory, leads the pack in the business in Nigeria. The city boast a number of high class relaxation centers. One of such is the five-star luxury hospitality conglomerate, The Wells Carlton Hotel and Luxury Apartments that will soon be formally unveiled to the world.
The luxury apartments will be lunched in Abuja at an exclusive, first-class event with unequalled convergence of the nation’s elite in a grand celebration of achievement, excellence and luxury.
The five-star luxury hospitality facility will be formally inaugurated by His Excellency, the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.
A tour of the Wells Carlton Hotel and Luxury Apartments is a surreal, fantasy-like journey into a glamorous world of pure luxury and gratifying indulgence. It is a flamboyant display of unending pleasure.
While commenting on the grand opening of the hotel, the chairman, the hotel, Captain Idahosa Wells Okunbo said he has spared no expense in creating this world-class icon for those who demand only the very best.
Okunbo said, “This is a brand to which I have attached my name. It has taken me nine years to achieve. Not nine years because it couldn’t have been ready sooner, but nine years because, for me, only the word ‘perfect’ will do. This brand stands for my character of tenacity, perfection, integrity and excellence.”
He added that once opened, the Wells Carlton Hotel and Luxury Apartments will proudly cater to short-term and long-term guests.
According to reports made available to LEADERSHIP Weekend by the management of the facility, it was gathered that the sprawling facility features an endless wave of sophistication, style and glamour that would leave anyone breathless with longing. From walkways filled with iconic works of art, building fixtures of unparalleled craftsmanship, architectural finishing of aesthetic perfection and a modern style that is second to none.
For those who love luxury the facility is situated in the plush Asokoro district of Abuja, the Wells Carlton Hotel and Luxury Apartments has 55 elegantly bespoke rooms and deluxe suites, as well as a conference center which is perfect for private meetings and corporate events. The epitome of sheer luxury boasts an amazing roof-top terrace that offers a transcendent view of the Federal Capital Territory, allowing guests an elevated experience and a secluded ambience of serenity.
With a conspicuous avant-garde bars and four world-class restaurants which serve both continental and local cuisines. In addition, the Wells Carlton Hotel and Luxury Apartments provide a world-class gym and enchanting state-of-the-art swimming pools. Among numerous other hospitality services and premium offerings, the Wells Carlton Hotel and Luxury Apartments offers guests the convenience of an international gift shop.
The hotel spa, named Tirta Ayu, is an exotic haven where guests are treated to authentic Japanese and Indonesian spa experiences: a blend of ancient therapeutic remedies and modern-day spa rituals for healthy living and total well-being.
Interestingly, the Wells Carlton Hotel and Luxury Apartments offer its guests 14 breath-taking and stunning Luxury Apartments and Penthouses, which simply put, must be seen to be believed! Level of detail, attention to excellence, breath-taking splendour, and the provision of every imaginable comfort and facility make these accommodations stand out from anything obtainable anywhere in the world.
It is no doubt a perfect escape for adventure and activity seeking visitors, enabling them to have a secluded ambience of serenity. It also offers a world-class gym and enchanting state-of-the-art swimming pools.
It is hoped that the facility with the slogan, “the grand experience of luxury”, will truly live up to its promise.