It was a month of double honours for Transcorp Hilton Abuja as the five-star hotel was announced the winner of the prestigious industry awards at successive gala ceremonies on two continents.
For the eighth year in a row, the hotel emerged winner of the World Travel Awards in four categories, including Africa and Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel at the 2022 Africa & Indian Ocean gala which took place at Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) Kenya. Also, the hotel went home with prizes for Nigeria’s Leading Hotel and Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Suite. For the first time, it was voted Nigeria’s Leading City Hotel.
Also, the hotel was awarded Nigeria’s Best MICE Hotel at the 2022 World MICE Awards gala at The Ritz-Carlton Amman, Jordan.
In the same month, World Luxury Awards presented the hotel with the World Luxury Hotel Award for the third time and the World Luxury Restaurant Award for Zuma Grill for the first time, at the gala of the 2022 World Luxury Awards hosted at the magnificent Swandor Hotels & Resorts Topkapi Palace Antalya, Turkey.
Transcorp Hilton Abuja emerged winner of both prestigious awards through a voting process open to the public, as well as the travel industry.
Commenting on the awards, the general manager, Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Bulent Tarlan, said: “It is a great honour to receive the World Travel Awards and World Luxury Hotel and Restaurant 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.’
“We are proud to be named Africa’s leading business hotel for the eighth consecutive year,” said the managing director/CEO, Transcorp Hotels, Mrs. Dupe Olusola. “We have continued to deliver exceptional service to our customers, reinventing ourselves and redefining hospitality in line with our mission. Having improved our leisure offering over the past two years, we are very happy to have added Nigeria’s Leading City Hotel and World Luxury Restaurant Award to our list of awards this year,” she said.
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.
World Luxury Hotel Awards and World Luxury Restaurant Awards, established in 2006 and 2015, respectively, is the pinnacle of achievement in the luxury hotel and restaurant industry offering international recognition as voted by guests, travellers and industry players alike. Winning a World Luxury Award is a prestigious accolade and adds confidence and status to any hotel.