Accelerating growth in emerging markets across the globe, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, recently announced the signing of Four Points Benin City, Nigeria. Owned by Eagle Hospitality and Leisure Limited, the sleek new Four Points hotel is built for the modern traveler with an emphasis on approachable design and stylish comfort.

Conveniently located in the heart of Benin City – the capital city of Edo State, the hotel is situated within a five-minute drive to the airport and no more than 10 minutes from the government and business district.

“Four Points by Sheraton Benin City will further consolidate our strong Nigeria portfolio, opening up yet another emerging destination for international travel. With five hotels operating and another four in the pipeline, including Four Points Benin City, Nigeria is already one of our strongest markets in the region, and the signing of this hotel reinforces the growing demand for affordable lifestyle brands in rapidly developing markets,” said Michael Wale, President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe, Africa and Middle East.

Mr. Chris Oshiafi, Group Managing Director of PanAfrican Capital Plc and Chairman of Eagle Hospitality and Leisure Limited, said: “We are delighted to introduce the popular Four Points brand to Benin City and expect this new hotel to meet the rising demand for high-caliber lodging in this fast-growing market, soon emerging as a leading choice among business and leisure travelers.”