Transcorp Hilton Abuja has bagged the Signum Virtutis or Seal of Excellence award in the Hotels and Resorts Category of the 2016 Seven Stars Global Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.
Transcorp Hilton was also nominated for World’s Leading Business Hotel in 2016 World Travel Awards
The award was bestowed on Transcorp Hilton at the Award Gala ceremony which took place at the Villa Padierna Palace Hotel in Marbella, Spain on Saturday, October 15, 2016.
An elite panel of luxury lifestyle experts selected nominees and eventual winners of the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards with voting open to the public. Transcorp Hilton Abuja is the only Nigerian hotel ever voted to receive this prestigious award.
Transcorp Hotels Plc Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Valentine Ozigbo, receiving the Award on behalf of the Hotel, said ‘’To again be recognized as a luxury hospitality leader by a global award body is truly an acknowledgement of Transcorp Hilton Abuja’s commitment to the delivery of world-class luxury hospitality.”
He said that with the on-going upgrades to the Hotel and innovative service initiatives, the hospitality firm looks forward to celebrating more milestones and achievements as it continues to strive for the ultimate guest experience in every aspect of service delivery.
At the ceremony in which the World’s first international Hospitality Hall of Fame was launched to honour extraordinary careers and achievements of the most exceptional members of the Luxury Hospitality industry, Mr. Ozigbo was honoured as the Seven Stars CEO of the Year for his leadership and transformative works that have raised the hotel to the position of the no 1 luxury hospitality brand in Nigeria and top business hotel in Africa.
The event was attended by top International Media along with Princes, Ambassadors, Mayors and celebrities.
General Manager, Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Etienne Gailliez, said “We are proud to be honoured with such a prestigious award as it further reinforces the status of our Hotel as a leading provider of luxury hospitality experience in the region.”
The 5-star hotel recently won the World Travel Awards 2016 in five categories including Africa’s Leading Business Hotel and has also been nominated for the World’s Leading Business Hotel Award at 2016 World Travel Awards Grand Final which will take place on December 2, 2016 in the Maldives.
Transcorp Hilton Abuja is currently undergoing a $100 million renovation project with all 670 rooms and common areas redesigned for refurbishment.
Transcorp Hilton Abuja earlier in April won five awards by the voters in 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.
For 2015, Transcorp Hilton Abuja was recognized as 2015 Hilton Hotels & Resorts Brand Award winner. The hotel was honored with the awards of 2015 Director of Sales, 2015 Sales Team of the Year and 2015 Best Tactical Marketing Campaign for Middle East & Africa (MEA), awarded by Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand.
Transcorp Hotels Plc is the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc. The Company owns and operates Transcorp Hilton Abuja, which provides luxury accommodation, world-class cuisine, and conferencing and leisure facilities for business travelers and tourists from all over the world.
The Company also holds 100 per cent interest in Transcorp Hotels Calabar Limited, which owns and operates the Transcorp Hotel in Calabar.