By Ugo Aliogo

Avalon Intercontinental Nigeria Limited has entered into a mutual partnership agreement with Radisson Blu Hotel.

The new partnership led to the change of the corporate identity of the 155-room Renaissance Hotel to Radissson Blu.

Avalon Intercontinental explained that the development followed an agreement to part ways with their former partners, the Renaissance Hotel Group.

Addressing journalists in Lagos, the Director Legal, Avalon Intercontinental Nigeria Limited, Olaitan Tajudeen, said the responsibility of the management of Avalon Intercontinental to continue to serve its esteemed clientele with best global standards was top of mind in choosing its new partners.

She stated that Renaissance Hotel Ikeja would now be known and addressed as Radisson Blu Hotel, Lagos Ikeja, which is part of the Avalon Hotel Collection and owners of Protea Hotel Ikeja, Protea Hotel Victoria Island and Avalon Hotel, Offa, Kwara State.

Tajudeen also assured both existing and potential customers of boundless experiences from the new offering, adding that the partnership with Radisson Blu waexpected to provide a new lease of life within the property.

“Our focus has and always would be on providing excellent services and an overall memorable guest experience.”

She expressed excitement over the new partnership, saying both parties share the same intrinsic values.

According to her, we look forward to Radisson Blu bringing to bear the expertise of its staff to the delight of their esteemed customers.

“The strength of the Radisson Blu brand reinforces our optimism and belief in this decision,” she said.

She added: “We have identified Nigeria as a key country for scaled growth and the addition of our second Radisson Blu in the megacity of Lagos perfectly complements our development strategy. We are confident the appeal of the international upscale Radisson Blu brand and the excellent location of the hotel will attract the attention of both international and domestic travellers.

Beyond the fact that we are iconic, stylish and sophisticated. We create excitingly individual hotels for individual minds. We delight our travel savvy, modern guests with a genuine, inviting ambiance.

We create excitement with our stunning, leading edge design. And we strive to engage each and every guest through our innovative and very relevant range of holistic facilities and services. We’ve packaged it all neatly together with 100% guaranteed satisfaction.”