LagosLocation.com –Nigeria’s most innovative online hotel search and booking portal for Lagos announced that over 500 hotel bookings were processed in January and February 2011.
More than 70% of these bookings were from guests visiting Nigeria from abroad with Europe and North America accounting for 32% and 25% respectively.
5% of the guests came from South Africa. An impressive 20% were bookings from guests within Nigeria
LagosLocation.com had processed hotel bookings on for guests staying at Chalon Suites, Tamarin Hotel, Lasal Hotel, Villa Sofia Court, and several other hotels within Lagos.
"Joining LagosLocation.com has been quite positive” said George –the Hotel Manager for Chalon Suites located in Isolo. He added, “It is important for the Chalon Suites’ brand to be represented on websites that attract our target audience and LagosLocation.com meets that objective. Having a user arrive on LagosLocation.com allows the guest to see our hotel rooms in a format that we’re comfortable with. It also exposes them to our unique online experience, which hopefully leads to increased brand awareness and increased bookings. This ultimately leads to customer retention and loyalty to Chalon Suites".
“The guest traffic we are receiving from LagosLocation.com has increased, being listed on LagosLocation.com is good for our business” said Mr Shola Adewale –the General Manager of Villa Sofia Hotel located at Omole Estate
“This figure is a positive sign that online hotel search and booking is gaining popularity with Nigerian internet community. LagosLocation.com will continue to focus on balancing the need to maintain our value proposition with the expectations of providing authentic information about Lagos hotels to Lagos bound travellers,” explained Ireti Ajala, CEO of Spatial Technologies Ltd –the owner of LagosLocation.com.
Victor Akogun -a guest from Canada said, “Thank you for your wonderful website that made it a lot easier to compare hotel prices across Lagos and book directly”
LagosLocation.com is also happy to announce that more hotels from Igando, Ikotun, Egbe, Egbeda etc had been added to the list of hotels searchable. This means that guests are presented with more options when booking their Lagos hotels.