Hilton Windhoek, NamibiaHilton Windhoek has been recognised as Namibia’s Leading Hotel for the third consecutive year at the Africa & Indian Ocean Final of the prestigious World Travel Awards 2015, voted for by representatives of the travel industry worldwide.

At the Gala Ceremony, which took place in the Seychelles on 20 June 2015, Hilton Windhoek was one of five Hilton Worldwide properties in Africa and the Indian Ocean to receive an accolade. Hilton Windhoek is Namibia’s leading hotel for business travel, located in the heart of the finance and business districts. Hilton Windhoek is the only five star property and the first international brand to have opened its doors on Namibian soil. The hotel boasts 150 guest rooms with an excellent choice of dining and entertainment facilities as well as flexible meeting rooms and function space.

The World Travel Awards acknowledge, reward, and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the WTA brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire. The annual programme is renowned as one of the most prestigious and comprehensive in the travel and tourism industry.

“Across Africa, Hilton has again seen an impressive haul of awards at this years’ World Travel Awards, all of which represent a prestigious honour for Hilton’s portfolio across the continent. From Abuja, to Windhoek and Durban – the industry has unanimously recognised Hilton a leading choice for travellers, demonstrating that our hotels rise to the expectations of our loyal guests, whether they are travelling for business or leisure purposes,” says Jan Van Der Putten, vice president of operations, Africa and Indian Ocean for Hilton Worldwide.

Hilton Worldwide was celebrated in numerous different categories at the awards, winning in nine individual categories:
Africa’s Leading Business Hotel: Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Nigeria
Cameroon’s Leading Hotel: Hilton Yaounde
Ethiopia’s Leading Hotel: Hilton Addis Ababa
Namibia’s Leading Hotel: Hilton Windhoek
Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel: Transcorp Hilton Abuja
Nigeria’s Leading Hotel: Transcorp Hilton Abuja
Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Suite: Presidential Suite at Transcorp Hilton Abuja
Nigeria’s Leading MICE Hotel: Transcorp Hilton Abuja
South Africa’s Leading Business Hotel: Hilton Durban

“After winning Namibia’s Leading Hotel, this latest award will help us continue to position Hilton Windhoek as an exceptional property in Namibia for international travellers, as well as locals alike. We are delighted with the recognition and would like to thank World Travel Awards and all those who voted,” adds John McAree, general manager of Hilton Windhoek.