Mallorca, May 3 2013: Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, is honored to announce that the Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca is featured in the Travel + Leisure 2013 ‘It’ List. As the annual editor’s choice awards of the best new hotels around the globe, the awards single out the year’s most exciting hotel openings. This accolade follows the hotel’s recent award for ‘Best non-city hotel in Spain’ at the Condé Nast Traveler Magazine awards. The five star hotel, opened in April 2012, is the first European resort for Jumeirah Group and offers a new standard of luxury on the island of Mallorca.
The hotels included on the 2013 ‘It’ List are published in the June 2013 issue, on travelandleisure.com, as well as in the magazine’s digital editions. With Travel + Leisure editors and contributors logging thousands of miles to the year’s most exciting hotel openings, it is quite an achievement to be included in the highly selective list. Although only one year old, Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel has already enjoyed an impressive run of other prestigious accolades. Recognition from the industry and consumers alike, secured inclusion on Tripadvisor’s ‘10 Hot New Hotels for 2012’ list as well as selection for the Sunday Times’ ‘Hottest Hotels of 2013’. The hotel was also highly commended at the European Hotel Design Awards in the category Architecture of the Year.
Situated on the rugged northwest coast of Mallorca, the hotel crowns a cliff overlooking the bay of Port Soller. It enjoys extensive, uninterrupted sea views on one side, and has a dramatic back drop of the Tramuntana Mountains - recently declared a UNESCO Heritage Site - on the other. Port Soller, a smalland tranquil fishing village famous for its horseshoe bay, charming port and stunning aspect provides a picturesque setting. It occupies one of the most idyllic sites on the island, being in the heart of the Soller valley, renowned for its orange, lemon, and olive orchards, and magnificent Sierra de Tramuntana mountain range.
The hotel includes 120 rooms and suites, two restaurants, four bars, two swimming pools and its sumptuous Talise Spa located in its own luxurious complex. Respecting the harmony of the landscape, the hotel is divided into 11 low-rise structures ensuring that visitors will experience a truly exceptional and natural environment during their stay, as well as the world class service and hospitality that Jumeirah is renowned for.
General Manager Fernando Gibaja commented, “We are delighted to be recognised, in our first year of opening, by Travel + Leisure’s It List. A real honour and testament to the talented team at Jumeirah Port Soller”.
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Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa
Calle Bélgica, s/n, Port Soller, 07108 Majorca, Spain
About Jumeirah Port Soller:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa crowns a cliff overlooking the Port of Soller and enjoys extensive, uninterrupted sea views on one side, and has a backdrop of the Tramuntanas – recently declared a UNESCO Heritage Site – on the other. The hotel has 120 rooms and suites, two restaurants, four bars, two swimming pools and its Talise Spa which is located in its own luxurious complex. Respecting the harmony of the landscape, the hotel is divided into eleven low-rise structures ensuring that visitors experience a truly exceptional and natural environment during their stay.
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 Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; 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 Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme.
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