Last Friday, July 8th, 2021, Transcorp Hotels Plc., the leading hospitality Company which owns the award-winning Transcorp Hilton Abuja and Transcorp Hotels Calabar, officially launched Aura by Transcorp Hotels at The Transcorp Hilton Abuja.
Aura by Transcorp Hotels is a digital platform that connects people to unique accommodation, great food, and experiences and is Transcorp Hotels’ new business expansion launched as part of its asset-light model, leveraging technology to deliver true hospitality for all to experience.
Aura allows homeowners, hoteliers, restaurateurs and experience providers to earn income by listing their properties or services on Aura
Speaking on the launch of the platform, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Transcorp Hotels Plc., Mrs. Dupe Olusola noted that Aura is Africa’s best platform for connecting travellers to unique accommodation, great food, and memorable experiences. The platform is also an avenue for people with unoccupied homes, hotels, restaurants, or different skill sets that may interest others to earn an income by becoming hosts.
“Aura’ by Transcorp Hotels reaffirms our commitment to continually offer new hospitality innovation in keeping with our vision of improving lives and transforming Nigeria. We are certain that this technology-driven platform will not just provide unique hospitality experiences, but will also create livelihood prospects, boosting the economy and establishing a sustainable hospitality system” she enthused.
Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo who led and officially launched Aura by Transcorp Hotels said he was intrigued by the new platform and pointed out its uniqueness.
“I think the unique offering here is that Transcorp Hotels is putting its huge reputation, track record and success behind helping customers choose the best accommodation. I think this is great and it will help revive the hospitality industry especially after the downturn in the aftermath of COVID-19.
“I would like to commend the Transcorp team led by my brother and the man of many ideas and great execution, Tony Elumelu,” the Vice President said.