Transcorp Hilton Abuja Wins Double At 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards

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Transcorp Hilton Abuja Wins Double At 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards


The prestigious Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja won a double at the 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards as it emerged as the Best Luxury Contemporary Hotel in Nigeria and also the Best Luxury City Hotel in West/Central Africa. The multi-award winning 5-Star hotel  received the award plaques at the Gala Ceremony hosted by the historical Kulm Hotel St Moritiz, Switzerland on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017.

The World Luxury Hotel Awards is the pinnacle of recognition achievable by a luxury hotel, for service excellence and earning the respect of guests, industry players, and awarding hotels, as voted for by the public, across 99 different categories

Mr Valentine Ozigbo, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Transcorp Hotels Plc, who received the awards on behalf of the hotel disclosed that the awards which was a global recognition serves as a crown for the year as the management continues to deliver a world class hospitality to its guests.

MD/CEO, Transcorp Hotels Plc, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo receiving the Best Luxury Contemporary Hotel (Nigeria) and Best Luxury City Hotel (West & Central Africa) awards from Ms Michelle Snyman of World Luxury Hotel Awards , at a ceremony Kulm Hotel St. Moritz in Switzerland on Saturday 2 December

He said, “These awards crown a year of global recognition for all we do to deliver a world class hospitality experience to our Guests. It is gratifying that our commitment to the upgrade of our guests’ experiences is appreciated and recognised by the travelling public. Thanks to the amazing Team that makes it all possible”.

Also commenting on the awards, Etienne Gailliez, General Manager, Transcorp Hilton Abuja said, “It’s a great honour to receive another international recognition for what we do. It’s a befitting reward for the commitment of our company to service excellence and all the hard work our Team Members put in to delivering unforgettable experiences to our Guests”.

The recognition from World Luxury Hotel Awards is coming on the heels of the hotel winning World Travel Awards 2017 in 5 categories including Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for the third consecutive year and the 2017 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.

The hotel’s Asian specialty restaurant, The Oriental, was also recently honoured with the World Luxury Restaurant Award 2017 prize in the Asian cuisine category for African continent. In addition, the iconic hotel has recently been nominated for the global award of World’s Leading Business Hotel at 2017 World Travel Awards Grand Final which will take place on 10 December in Vietnam.

Transcorp Hilton Abuja is currently undergoing a $100million renovation project with all 670 rooms and common areas redesigned for refurbishment. This project – the first of its kind in the Hotel’s history – is a testament to its unrivalled status; not only in Abuja as the city’s iconic hub but also as a globally acclaimed brand.

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