Jun 10, 2019
The global hospitality operator secures its first win in Africa with Fraser Suites Abuja and retains eight victories in Europe
Singapore, 10 June 2019 – Frasers Hospitality, a member of Frasers Property Group, clinched a grand total of nine awards at the recent 26th World Travel Awards for Africa and Europe. Despite having opened barely a year ago, Fraser Suites Abuja superseded long-time hospitality players in Africa to clinch the coveted title of Nigeria’s Leading Serviced Apartments. The global hospitality operator also retained eight other brand and property titles across Europe, strengthening its leading hospitality position in the region.
“We are deeply encouraged to be recognised by travellers and industry peers for our first foray into Africa with Fraser Suites Abuja, and to be awarded across Europe once again,” said Mr. Guus Bakker, Chief Executive Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Frasers Hospitality. “These awards are a validation of our teams in Europe and Africa; a testament of their unwavering commitment to continuously deliver memorable experiences for our guests. We are grateful that our supporters continue to make Frasers Hospitality their preferred accommodation choice.”
Frasers Hospitality continues to achieve sustained success in key heritage and luxury accommodation options across Europe, affirming its focus on luxury serviced residences and restoration of heritage sites housing boutique hotels in the region. This is marked by the retainment of three highly coveted brand titles, including Hungary’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand for the seventh year running; England’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand for the fifth consecutive year and France’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand for the second year running.
Additionally, Fraser Suites Kensington, London, Fraser Suites Le Claridge Champs-Elysees, Fraser Residence Budapest and Fraser Suites Edinburgh were crowned Leading Serviced Apartments in their respective countries, while the millennial-focused brand Capri by Fraser, Berlin / Germany was recognised as Germany’s Leading Hotel Residences.
Fraser Suites Abuja offers 126 luxurious apartments with spectacular views across the lush cityscape while featuring customer-centric design, comfort and technology. With a focus on health and wellness, the residence also features a private landscaped garden, fully equipped gym and a children’s play zone.
In Europe, Frasers Hospitality operates in more than 35 cities featuring its extensive suite of properties across the Fraser Suites, Fraser Place, Fraser Residence and Capri by Fraser brands. Frasers Hospitality continues to broaden its portfolio in the region with the recently opened Fraser Suites Hamburg which occupies the historic Oberfinanzdirektion, a listed building dating back to 1907 located in the prime area of Rödingsmarkt.
The World Travel Awards is a milestone event for the hospitality industry, celebrating the finest from within the industry. Winners are determined by vote, from both travel and tourism professionals as well as consumers from all over the world.