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Harvest of awards as Transcorp Hilton Abuja bags multiple international awards

By Bridget Chiedu Onochie, Abuja
26 October 2022   |   3:11 pm
It was a harvest of awards and honours for the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, as it was announced winner of prestigious Industry Awards at successive gala ceremonies in two continents. The hotel had clinched the World Travel Awards in four categories for eight consecutive years. The awards include, Africa and Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel at…

L-R: Director of Sales, Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Friday Daniel; Head, Business Development and Operations, Transcorp Hotels PLC, Segun Oduwole and the Assistant Public Relations & Marketing Manager, Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Ifeanyi Nnadi, at the 2022 World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony at Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Kenya.

It was a harvest of awards and honours for the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, as it was announced winner of prestigious Industry Awards at successive gala ceremonies in two continents.

The hotel had clinched the World Travel Awards in four categories for eight consecutive years.

The awards include, Africa and Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel at the 2022 Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony which held at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Kenya.

The hotel also went home with prizes for Nigeria’s Leading Hotel and Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Suite. It also won for the first time, an award for Nigeria’s Leading City Hotel.

For its contributions in the areas of meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions, the hote was equally honoured with the award for Nigeria’s Best MICE Hotel at the 2022 World MICE Awards Gala Ceremony which held at The Ritz-Carlton, Amman, Jordan.

Within the same month of October, organizers of World Luxury Awards presented the hotel with the World Luxury Hotel Award for the third consecutive time as well as the World Luxury Restaurant Award for Zuma Grill for the first time.

The awards were presented at the Gala Ceremony 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 following a transparent voting process that was opened to the members of the the travel industry as well as the general public.

Speaking on the awards, the General Manager, Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Bulent Tarlan, described the multiple bestowed on the hotel as a reward for hard work and staff commitment.

“It is a great honour to receive World Travel Awards, 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.”

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the hotel, Mrs. Dupe Olusola, said: “We are proud to be named Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for the eight consecutive year.

“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.”

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.

The World Luxury Hotel Awards and World Luxury Restaurant Awards, established in 2006 and 2015 respectively are the pinnacles of achievement in the luxury hotel and restaurant industry.

The awards bestow international recognition on winners, especially as they emerge a voting process participated by guests, travellers and industry players.

According to the hotel’s management, winning a World Luxury Award is a prestigious accolade that brings much confidence and status to the hotel.