Transcorp CEO Says Genuine Passion, Dedication Earned them Global Award

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Owen Omogiafo, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Transcorp Hotels Plc, has attributed the successes received at the World Travel Awards to genuine passion and dedication for the business.

Owen Omogiafo, managing director/chief executive officer, Transcorp Hotels Plc and Kevin Brett, general manager, Transcop Hilton Abuja with the awards.


According to her, the hotel which bagged Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for the fifth consecutive year as well as ten other recognition by the group, is as a result of the hotel’s guests and dedication of team members.

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“It is an honour 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,” Omogiafo said while receiving the award at the 2019 Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, held in Mauritius on June 1, 2019.


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 categories of: Africa’s Leading Business Hotel; Nigeria’s Leading Hotel; Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel; Nigeria’s Leading MICE Hotel; Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Suite- Presidential Suite at Transcorp Hilton Abuja.


Also receiving the awards on behalf of the hotel, Kevin Brett, General Manager, Transcop Hilton Abuja, said, “We are honoured 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 World Travel Awards, was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.
They 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.

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