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Transcorp Hilton Abuja wins big at World Travel Awards 2016… Named winner in five categories for second consecutive year


Transcorp Hilton Abuja has been honored with five awards by the voters of the 23rd World Travel Awards for the second year in a row.

The hotel, which is owned by Transcorp Hotels Plc, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, emerged winner of the prestigious World Travel Awards for Africa’s Leading Business Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading MICE Hotel and Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Suite (the Presidential Suite) at the Africa and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016 which was hosted by Diamonds La Gemma dell’est on the northern tip of Zanzibar, Tanzania, with hundreds of industry leaders in attendance.

“It is a great privilege and honor to receive World Travel Awards in five categories for the second year in a row”, said Etienne Gailliez, General Manager, Transcorp Hilton Abuja. “We are delighted that our efforts at delivering world class experiences consistently are recognized and appreciated by our discerning guests. The awards are a fitting reward for the hard work and dedication of our Team Members,” Etienne concluded.

The recognition from World Travel Awards is coming on the heels of the hotel winning TripAdvisor’s 2016 Travellers’ Choice Award and the 2015 Hilton Brand Awards for Middle East and Africa in two categories. The hotel had embarked on the implementation of operational excellence initiatives that focus on delivering extraordinary guest service.

Commenting on the awards, Valentine Ozigbo, MD/CEO of Transcorp Hotels Plc, said ”I am proud of the achievements of our Team at Transcorp Hilton Abuja. The prestigious awards recognize and appreciate the efforts of our Team Members who deliver personalized guest experiences every day. Winning these awards ahead of the planned refurbishment of an award-winning facility means that we are poised to deliver an unparalleled guest experiences on the continent of Africa.”
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

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