Named Nigeria's Leading Hotel and Nigeria' Leading MICE Hotel 2014
Transcorp Hilton Abuja, for the second consecutive year, has been honoured with the prestigious award of Nigeria's leading Hotel 2014 and Nigeria's Leading MICE Hotel 2014 awarded by the World Travel Awards. ''To receive two prestigious awards in key categories from World Travel Awards is a great honor and achievement to our hotel and all our team members'' said Etienne Gailliez, General Manager, Transcorp Hilton Abuja. 'I am delighted that our commitment to the consistent delivery of world class experience to all our guests has been recognized once again by a reputable industry watchdog. I have no doubts that the awards will spur us to work harder and attain even greater heights of excellence''
The recognition from the World Travel Awards arrived on the heels of the successful hosting of the 24th World Economic Forum by the hotel and a renewed drive for excellence by the owning company, Transcorp Hotels Plc and hotel management.
Receiving the awards on behalf of the hotel at the Nigerian Pavilion at the World Travel Market in London, Valentine Ozigbo, MD/CEO of Transcorp Hotels Plc, said '' I am pleased that the outstanding work and dedication of the team at Transcorp Hilton Abuja has been recognized once again internationally. The awards to the hotel are an assurance that our efforts at meeting and exceeding the expectations of our guests are appreciated by industry watchers''
The Director General of Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NT DC), Dr. (Mrs.) Sally Mbanefo who was also present at the award presentation ceremony, in her remarks said “The World Travel Awards to Transcorp Hilton Abuja for the second consecutive year further reinforces the position of the hotel as a travel destination where tourists can experience world class facilities and service standards. The NTDC is proud to be associated with the hotel’s achievements’’
World Travel Awards exists to recognize, acknowledge and celebrate excellence in travel tourism and hospitality, which is why Transcorp Hilton Abuja was chosen by fellow professionals 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 twenty-three countries ranging across the Indian Ocean to the Pacific.