The Wheatbaker has been named Nigeria’s Leading Boutique Hotel by Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean, which made the announcement on October 6th at the 2018 Gala awards ceremony in Durban, South Africa which was attended by hundreds of leading travel and hospitality industry leaders from across Africa.
World Travel Awards has been honouring excellence in the international travel and hospitality industry for 25 years. The Wheatbaker’s award recognises the hotel’s outstanding service as Nigeria’s leading boutique hotel. The award rewards excellence across countries and regions and this year’s winners in various categories included the Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club, Thanda Ilsand, Tanzania, and Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort. Votes were cast by qualified executives working within the travel and tourism industry as well as consumer travel buyers.
“After seven years of operation, we are indeed delighted to have received this important international recognition for our staff’s unequivocal commitment to service,” said Simon Grindrod, the General Manager of the Wheatbaker. “We are grateful for the loyalty and support from our esteemed client base which is growing, despite the challenges faced in running a world class operation.
The Wheatbaker is a full five-star service hotel with 65 rooms, two restaurants, a boutique spa and gym and with sought after banqueting services by Nigeria’s fortune five hundred. The Wheatbaker also has a unique commitment to the arts, presenting specially curated exhibitions every quarter. The hotel has its own art collection which boasts some of the best Nigerian contemporary art.
Since opening its doors in 2011, the Wheatbaker has quickly become one of the preferred hotels in Nigeria, winning yearly awards by industry leaders.