April 10, 2011
Hilton Worldwide has named Transcorp Hilton Abuja hotel of the year for Middle East and Africa.
The hotel beat 47 other Hilton hotels in Middle East and Africa to the coveted prize, which was announced at the Hilton Brand Conference in Istanbul, Turkey.
A statement obtained through an electronic mail on Friday said the Hilton Worldwide prize for the Hotel of the Year “is awarded to the hotel that excels on all key performance indicators, including revenues, quality, team members’ engagement, sustainability and community engagement.”
It added that Transcorp Hilton Abuja emerged the undisputed winner of the prize because of its excellent performance on all the indicators.
The statement quoted the General Manager of the hotel, Mr. Andre Herrenschmidt, who was present in Istanbul to receive the award, as saying, ‘This award is much more significant than all the other awards we have won because it comes in recognition of all we have done as a team to deliver consistent quality service to our guests.
“To have beaten other Hilton hotels in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and South Africa to the prize is not a mean achievement. I am proud of what the team has achieved and we will celebrate the achievement with everyone.”
According to the hospitality company, Transcorp Hilton Abuja, which is the only Hilton Worldwide hotel in Nigeria, has over 23 years, offered consistent quality service to local and international business and leisure travellers.