Transcorp Hilton Abuja Wins Five Awards at 2019 World Travel Awards


Named Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for Fifth Consecutive Year

ABUJA, NIGERIA: 05 June 2019 – Transcorp Hilton Abuja has been recognised as Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for the fifth consecutive year at the prestigious World Travel Awards.

At the 2019 Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, held at the Sugar Beach – A Sun Resort, Mauritius on 1 June, Transcorp Hilton Abuja scooped five of eleven awards won by Hilton properties, as voted for by travel and tourism professionals globally.

The hotel, which is owned by Transcorp Hotels Plc, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc was recognised in the following categories at the 2019 World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony with hundreds of industry leaders in attendance:

Africa’s Leading Business Hotel: Transcorp Hilton Abuja
Nigeria’s Leading Hotel: Transcorp Hilton Abuja
Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel: Transcorp Hilton Abuja
Nigeria’s Leading MICE Hotel: Transcorp Hilton Abuja
Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Suite: Presidential Suite at Transcorp Hilton Abuja

Receiving the awards on behalf of the hotel, Owen Omogiafo, managing director/chief executive officer, Transcorp Hotels Plc, said, “It is an honor to have been recognised by the World Travel Awards 2019. The award is a testament to the genuine passion and dedication our hotel puts into going the extra mile for our guests. Thank you to all our guests and our amazing Team Members at Transcorp Hilton Abuja who are at the heart of our successes; without them we wouldn’t have been recognised for this great achievement.”

Kevin Brett, general manager, Transcop Hilton Abuja, said, “We are honored to have been recognised by the World Travel Awards 2019. This recognition is a testament to our commitment to excellence and to providing an outstanding guest experience and is a reflection of our hotel’s exceptional team members and facilities. Winning the award for Africa’s Leading Business Hotel 2019 is also a recognition for the destination of Nigeria being elevated among the best on the African continent.”

The prestigious World Travel Awards, established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry, have become a key global institution of the industry, and are recognised as the ultimate hallmark of quality worldwide. The winners set the benchmark to which all others aspire.

More information on the categories and winners of the World Travel Awards 2019 can be found at

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About Transcorp Hilton Abuja

Winner of World Travel Awards’ prize for Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for five consecutive years, Transcorp Hilton Abuja is the flagship of Nigeria’s hospitality industry. Built in a remote location in the ‘80s, the hotel pioneered a bustling community and catalyzed Abuja’s evolution into the thriving capital city it is today. Centrally located in the capital’s commercial district, the award-winning hotel is one of the largest in sub-Saharan Africa and serves as a national landmark, having hosted countless heads of state and global events. With a host of on-site facilities including 670 guest rooms, eight restaurant and bars, a shopping arcade and extensive recreational facilities, the hotel is acclaimed as the beating heart of the city. Start your journey at Social media users can engage with Transcorp Hilton Abuja at, and

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