Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Jumeirah Group recognised by readers of Business Traveller Magazine Germany
Dubai, 17 January 2011: Jumeirah, the Dubai-based luxury hotel group and member of Dubai Holding, has yet again received the honour of two major accolades at the Business Traveller Awards, Germany held in Frankfurt on Friday 14th January 2011.
The awards, considered to be the most prestigious in the hospitality sector, recognise industry excellence across multiple categories and regions.
This year, Jumeirah Beach Hotel was named as the Best Hotel in the Middle East for the second year in a row; the popular beachside resort has now been awarded the title five times since opening in 1997, having received the award in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010.
In addition, Jumeirah Group was named Best Hotel Group in the Middle East for the second consecutive year. This represents the third time the Group has won this award and is a further demonstration of the consistent success of the home-grown Dubai-based company.
The awards come at the start of a year in which Jumeirah Group expects to open at least six new hotels, including Jumeirah Zabeel Saray in Dubai, Jumeirah Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives, Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany as well as potential openings in Shanghai, Azerbaijan and Kuwait.
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About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Madinat Jumeirah, and Jumeirah Zabeel Saray; Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London; and Jumeirah Essex House in New York. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme. www.jumeirah.com
Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
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