Daniel Godwin, founder of Noxiae.com, holds a BSc in Insurance Business from the University of Lagos, a Certificate of Proficiency in System Management (APTECH) and is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria. He talks to Connect Nigeria about filling a unique gap in the hospitality industry.
CN: What’s the story behind Noxiae and what inspired the name?
Noxiae is Latin for “lodge”. The idea was conceived while researching the Nigerian hospitality sector. I spent most
at university brainstorming on solutions to basic Nigerian problems. By the time I graduated and attended to my youth service, I had done a lot of intense research because I knew it was about time to change the world.
I found a niche in the sector which I personally thought was a problem that ought to be solved immediately for the Nigerian people: a reliable, unbiased, incorruptible platform that features hotels properly vetted, thoroughly reviewed, and not found wanting as regards quality hotel standards, good security, proper customer service, and transparency. A platform that serves the Nigerian people and visiting tourists with expert trip advisory services in booking not just the best hotel but the right hotel. This was the basic unique idea and how Noxiae.com was born.
“To lead people in the right direction through accurate reviews.”
CN: Who is your target audience and what are the services you offer?
Nigerian locals and visiting tourists who need to book a hotel that suits their budget and preferences, and meets any additional special requirement. We offer the best trip advisory services to all who choose to book the right hotel and guide them in making the right choices.
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