Transcorp Hilton Abuja wins 2017 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for Hotels

24th February 2017


Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, has been recognized as a winner in the Top Hotels category of the 2017 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice™ awards for Hotels, ranking in the top 1% of Best Hotels for Service in Nigeria.


This award is based on the reviews and opinions of global travel community, and is the highest honour given by TripAdvisor. In the 15th year of the awards, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travellers around the globe. Winners were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Luxury, Bargain, Small, Service, B&Bs and Inns, Romance and Family.


The hallmarks of Travellers’ Choice hotels winners are remarkable service, value and quality. The 2017 Travellers’ Choice Award to Transcorp Hilton Abuja is coming on the heels of the hotel winning the prestigious World Travel Awards 2016 in 5 categories including the coveted prize for Africa’s Leading Business Hotel. The hotel was also honoured with the 2016 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.


“We are delighted to start the year with the 2017 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award. It is gratifying that our efforts at delivering consistent world class experience are recognized by travellers around the globe”, said Etienne Gailliez, general manager of Transcorp Hilton Abuja.

“I am proud of the achievements of the great team at Transcorp Hilton Abuja and I join them to celebrate the success”, said Valentine Ozigbo, MD/CEO of Transcorp Hotels Plc, the owning company of Transcorp Hilton Abuja. “They are consistently working at exceeding the expectations of our guests and I am glad that their efforts have been recognized by discerning travellers.’’


TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 390 million average monthly unique visitors*, and reached 435 million reviews and opinions covering 6.8 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 49 markets worldwide.


“TripAdvisor relies on the experiences and opinions of our travel community to determine the winners of the Travellers’ Choice awards for hotels”, said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor.

“Travellers planning 2017 trips can find inspiration for some of the best places to book around the world from this diverse group of outstanding accommodations.”

Transcorp Hilton Abuja has remained the leading light of Nigeria’s hospitality industry providing world class facilities and service experience to business and leisure travellers for close to 30 years.