2013 December 23 12:00
Burj Al Arab makes a grand entrance to the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler Platinum Circle
Dubai, 23 December 2013: Burj Al Arab has entered the elite Condé Nast Traveler Platinum Circle after earning top honours on the annual Condé Nast Traveler Gold List for five years in a row. The prestigious list, based on the feedback of nearly 80,000 discerning travelers, recognises the world’s best hotels.
This year, the hotel achieved an overall score of 94.2 out of 100, while its rooms and activities both scored perfect 100s. Burj Al Arab is described as making guests "feel like a sheikh in your own palace…" and providing service to fulfill "every wish and then some."
“We are delighted and honoured to be part of the esteemed Platinum Circle”, said Heinrich Morio, Burj Al Arab’s General Manager. “This kind of recognition serves as a source of inspiration and shows that we are still the preferred choice for many travellers visiting the United Arab Emirates.”
The annual Gold List identifies the best of the best, the gold standard of hotels, resorts and cruise lines following an annual Reader's Choice survey.
Notes to Editors:
About Burj Al Arab:
Burj Al Arab is managed by Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding.
Burj Al Arab is designed to resemble a billowing sail and stands at a height of 321 meters. It is one of the most photographed structures in the world and has been consistently voted the world's most luxurious hotel, with features including in suite check-in and check-out, reception desks on every floor, round-the-clock private butlers and use of the hotel’s Rolls-Royce fleet and private beach. The hotel’s 202 luxury suites range from 170 to 780 square meters with a rain shower and a Jacuzzi in each suite, as well as six restaurants and conference and banqueting venues.
About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme.
For further information please contact:
Burj Al Arab Marketing and PR Department
PO Box 74147, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 301 7565/7564
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com/burjalarab