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Transcorp Hotel Bags 5 Awards At World Travel 2015

The hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc emerged winner of the prestigious World Travel Awards 2015.

Joy Onyemaechi

Voters at the 22nd World Travel Awards have honoured Transcorp Hilton Abuja with unprecedented five awards. 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. The awards include: Africa’s Leading Business Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Meeting, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions (MICE) Hotel and Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Suite (the Presidential Suite).

The event took place at the Kempinski Seychelles Resort in BaieLazare, Seychelles. General Manager of Trancorp Hilton Abuja Mr.EtienneGailliez said, “ It is a great privilege and honour to be recognized for what we do by our discerning guests”. “To win the World Travel Awards in five categories is unprecedented in Nigeria and we are delighted that our efforts at delivering world class experiences consistently to our Guests are recognized and appreciated. It is a fitting reward for the hard work and dedication of our Team Members especially in the past year. The awards are therefore dedicated to all or Team Memebers” Etienne concluded.

Recognition from the World Travel Awards is coming on the heels of the launch of a new vision for the Hotel and implementation of operational excellence initiatives that focus on delivering extraordinary guest service. Receiving the awards on behalf of the hotel, Managing Director and CEO of Transcorp Hotels Plc, Valentine Ozigbo said, “I am pleased that the outstanding performance and dedication of the team at Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja has been recognized once again. Receiving the awards ahead of the planned upgrade of an already award winning facility means that we are poised to deliver an unparalleled experience on the continent of Africa.

Incredible things are coming both for our guests and for industry watchers.” Transcorp Hilton Hotel did not just recently begin to shinehas always been in the forefront in terms of performance in the hospitality industry. The hotel was awarded as Nigeria’s Leading Hotel and Nigeria’s Leading MICE Hotel in 2013 and 2014. Based on the way their customers rallied round to vote for them shows that their services are of high and unbeatable standard. The World Travel Awards, which was established in 1993, exists to recognize, acknowledge and celebrate excellence in travel tourism and hospitality.

This is why fellow professionals chose Transcorp Hilton Abuja across the globe for a World Travel Award. Winners of the World Travel Awards are decided on by an independent vote from 167,000 travel agents and tourism experts in over 200 countries. The awards cover 23 countries ranging across the Indian Ocean to the Pacific. Transcorp Hotel Abuja is situated in the heart of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory. The hotel is a 670 room 5 star hotelwith accommodation, dining, meeting rooms and leisure facilities for business and leisure travellers from all over the world. The hotel offers the benefit of the International standard guest reward program Hilton Honour in which points and Miles are earned by members at 3700hotels worldwide and airline with over 50 airline partners.

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