Transcorp Hilton Abuja has emerged winner of World Travel Awards as well as the as the winner of the award for Seven Stars Business Hotel-Africa and Best Luxury Hotel at the Gala Ceremony of the 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards The 5-star hotel was announced the winner of the industry awards at simultaneous gala ceremonies on two continents.
For the third consecutive year, the hotel was presented with SIGNUM VIRTUTIS, the seal of excellence, as the winner of the award for Seven Stars Business Hotel-Africa and Best Luxury Hotel at the Gala Ceremony of the 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards hosted at the Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort in Crete, Greece.
Also, managing director and chief executive of Transcorp Hotels Plc, owners of Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Valentine Ozigbo, was honoured with the Seven Stars Pantheon of Hospitality award, an industry first designed to award the outstanding achievements and careers of the individuals behind the most successful properties around the world.
On the same night, for the fourth year in a row, the hotel emerged winner of World Travel Awards in five categories, including Africa’s Leading Business Hotel at the 2018 Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony which took place at Durban International Convention Center in Durban, South Africa. The hotel also went home with prizes for Nigeria’s Leading Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading MICE Hotel and Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Suite.
These awards are dedicated to our team members who work tirelessly, to our guests for choosing us always and to our late hotel manager, Ahmed Abdelghafar who died in Egypt after a brief illness,” Ozigbo said.
Commenting on the awards, Etienne Gailliez, general manager, Transcorp Hilton Abuja said, “It is a great honour to receive World Travel Awards and Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards at the same time.
“Every day our over 1000 Team Members work hard to create exceptional experiences for our guests; the awards are a fitting reward for the hard work and dedication of our team members.’’