Transcorp Hilton Abuja carts home five trophies at the 2019 World Travel Awards
Posted by News Express | 6 June 2019 | 544 times
Transcorp Hilton Abuja has been recognised as Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for the fifth consecutive year at the prestigious World Travel Awards.
At the 2019 Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, held at the Sugar Beach – A Sun Resort, Mauritius on June 1, Transcorp Hilton Abuja scooped five of 11 awards won by Hilton Properties, as voted for by travel and tourism professionals globally.
The hotel, which is owned by Transcorp Hotels Plc, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, was recognised in the following categories at the 2019 World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony with hundreds of industry leaders in attendance:
Africa’s Leading Business Hotel; Nigeria’s Leading Hotel; Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel; Nigeria’s Leading MICE Hotel; and Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Suite, Presidential Suite at Transcorp Hilton Abuja.
Receiving the awards on behalf of the hotel, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Transcorp Hotels Plc, Owen Omogiafo, said: “It is an honor to have been recognised by the World Travel Awards 2019.
“The award is a testament to the genuine passion and dedication our hotel puts into going the extra mile for our guests. Thank you to all our guests and our amazing Team Members at Transcorp Hilton Abuja who are at the heart of our successes; without them we wouldn’t have been recognised for this great achievement.”
General Manager, Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Kevin Brett, said: “We are honored to have been recognised by the World Travel Awards 2019. This recognition is a testament to our commitment to excellence and to providing an outstanding guest experience and is a reflection of our hotel’s exceptional team members and facilities. Winning the award for Africa’s Leading Business Hotel 2019 is also a recognition for the destination of Nigeria being elevated among the best on the African continent.”
The prestigious World Travel Awards, established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry, have become a key global institution of the industry, and are recognised as the ultimate hallmark of quality worldwide. The winners set the benchmark to which all others aspire.
•Owen Omogiafo, MD/CEO, Transcorp Hotels Plc and Kevin Brett, GM, Transcop Hilton Abuja, with the awards