It was a nights double honours for Transcorp Hilton Abuja because the 5-star hotel was announced the winner of prestigious industry awards at simultaneous gala ceremonies on 2 continents.
For the 3rd year consecutive, the hotel was presented with SIGNUM VIRTUTIS, the seal of excellence, because the winner of the award for Seven Stars Business Best and Hotel-Africa Luxury Hotel at the Gala Ceremony of the 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Lifestyle and Hospitality Awards hosted at the Out of nowhere Capsis Elite Resort in Crete, Greece. Remarkably, Valentine Ozigbo, MD/CEO Transcorp Hotels Plc, owners of Transcorp Hilton Abuja, was honoured with the Seven Stars Pantheon of Hospitality award also, a business first made to award the outstanding achievements and careers of the individuals behind probably the most successful properties all over the world.
On the same, for the 4th year in a row, Africa’s leading hospitality destination emerged winner of World Travel Awards in 5 categories, including Africa’s Leading Business Hotel at the 2018 Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony which occurred at Durban International Convention Center in Durban, South Africa. The hotel went house with prizes for Nigeria&rsquo also;s Leading Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading MICE Nigeria&rsquo and Hotel;s Leading Hotel Suite.
The hotel, that is owned by Transcorp Hotels Plc, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc emerged winner of both prestigious awards by way of a voting process available to the public and also the travel trade.
“We’re honoured to be recognized for the commitments to excellence in hospitality,” said Valentine Ozigbo, MD/CEO, Transcorp Hotels Plc. “The awards certainly are a testament our transformation initiatives are appreciated by the travelling public. They can be found in recognition of Transcorp Hilton Abuja&rsquo also; s leadership in redefining hospitality not merely in Nigeria but globally also. These awards focus on we members who work tirelessly, to your guests for choosing us also to our late hotel manager always, Ahmed Abdelghafar who died in Egypt following a brief illness.”
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 Lifestyle and Hospitality Awards concurrently. “Day our over 1000 ASSOCIATES work hard to generate exceptional experiences for the guests every; the awards are a fitting reward for the hard dedication  and work;of our Team Members.”
The Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards select only the very best candidates so as to identify also to separate the exceptional from the most effective. Winning this extremely exclusive award can be an extraordinary achievement and signifies a property is within an elite class.
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the planet Travel Awards brand is recognised because the ultimate hallmark of quality globally, with winners setting the benchmark to which others aspire.