The hospitality industry as a sector is one of the most important economic facets in the state of Lagos. It is important for many reasons, it determines the first impression, it encourages returnees and it contributes a large part to the economic performance and identity of Lagos. And when it comes to this industry, few names are as popular as Askamaya.
Askamaya Global Resources Limited is a conglomerate that embodies Lagos’ vision of hospitality. Founded in 2015 by Ulom Michael, also known as Mr. Askamaya from Imo state. The Askamaya brand finds its place in the heart of the island of Lagos in a number of strategic positions that promise easy access. A quick visit to them website reveals that they consider themselves a “Nigerian host and entertainment center”.
Askamaya Hotel and Suite is the most popular hotel in Lekki Lagos, Nigeria with the right mix!
The Askamaya Hotel is perfect for business and leisure travelers thanks to its prime location and easy accessibility. Guests staying in the 60 rooms and executive suites will enjoy modern and chic interiors as well as first-class in-room amenities such as flat-screen TVs and much more. A fully equipped restaurant, gym, lounge, swimming pool and hairdresser are available to guests who want to relax and unwind in the comfort of the hotel.
The business is not limited to just a hotel, its influence extends to lifestyle as well.
Askamaya Hotel and Suite
Askamaya Hotel and Suite
Askamaya Hotel and Suite
Askamaya’s strategic location in one of the world’s most populous cities in Africa, the state of Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, has helped the brand gain economic capital as the fastest growing city in the world. With a population of 21 million, Lagos continues to receive an overwhelming number of visitors every day across state and national borders. No wonder it is called MEGACITY.
Babatunde Adejare, Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment in 2017, once announced that over 6,000 migrants enter the city every day. And it’s estimated that the number has skyrocketed since then. Quality service can sustain a company in Lagos, but what makes it thrive is innovation, foresight and an open ear. After you’ve provided the full hotel experience, Hotel Askamaya expanded its services to an iconic night club.
That Askamaya night club stands as a citadel for entertainment in the city and has been consolidated as such by outstanding works such as Teni Entertainer’s club anthem Askamaya; a record that raves at parties across the country. The conglomerate’s influence extends beyond music and has penetrated the city’s culture through various media such as Funke Akindele’s film of the same name. Both works of art tell stories of the luxurious and indulgent lifestyle that Lagos is known for and for Askamaya Hotel & Suites embodies that. Over the years, the name of the group has been recognized for the first time, which is reinforced by the attention to detail and the unique ambience.
The nightlife in Lagos is almost considered to be one of Nigeria’s most important export goods 600 billion naira per year. The industry is a direct contributor to the city’s GDP, which accounts for a third of the country’s government revenue. It also indirectly contributes as Afrobeats to the fact that the country’s main music export would not get as much publicity without these entertainment spots. And due to the immense volume of traffic, the party economy received – money for drinks, free time, the staff deployed for the service. Askamaya has employed over 1000 well-trained people since its inception and has helped set a standard in the hospitality industry in Lagos and across Africa.
But the Askamaya team refuses to rest on its laurels and has tried to further establish the brand to make an impact in the entertainment business. In 2019, Askamaya Global Resources Limited founded Askamaya Records and has since used rising Afrobeats stars like Spider Rider for the mainstream of the Nigerian music industry. In the words of the management, “After years of providing bespoke services, we always feel we can be better for our customers and raise the bar – Felix Ikehi (Record label manager at Askamaya Records). ”
With this in mind, the team expanded Askamaya’s services beyond hospitality. In 2019 they added Askamaya Restaurant, Askamaya Lounge, Askamaya Salon and a fully equipped gym for their clients and the introduction was sponsored by TAGET media. According to corporate management at the Askamaya start, These projects are intended to complement the hotel’s services and create a sense of independence that can only be connected only with the group.
The Askamaya Group is constantly reinventing itself in Nigeria’s increasingly dynamic business landscape. After making a sustained impact in the hospitality, entertainment and cultural industries, their commitment to customer satisfaction has remained unchanged. In a city known for its hospitality, Askamaya Global Resources Limited cracked the code. They understand the value of feedback as the secret to business success and it is no surprise that they have been dedicated since their inception to assisting and serving their guests at all times. Your slogan has stayed the same – just ask!