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Jumeirah hotels and resorts celebrate success at industry awards


Jumeirah hotels and resorts celebrate success at industry awards

Dubai, 05 May 2014:  Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, is delighted to have won ‘Best Hotel Brand in the Middle East’ at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards.

Now in their 14th year, the awards recognise and celebrate the achievements and high standards set by the region’s leading hotels, airports and airlines. The hotel group also collected ten accolades at the World Travel Awards 2014 which rewards and celebrates excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.

Jumeirah Group CEO and President, Gerald Lawless, said: “We are delighted to have been voted Best Hotel Brand in the Middle East which confirms Jumeirah’s position as not only the leading luxury hotel brand in the Middle East but also one of top hotel brands worldwide. Collectively, the awards are a credit to our brand, our hotel leadership and our colleagues who constantly exceed our guests’ expectations.”
At the World Travel Awards 2014, Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah was voted both the Middle East's Leading Conference Hotel and Dubai's Leading Conference Hotel, retaining the title after having won it in both 2012 and 2013. This is the sixth win for the resort in eight years. In addition, Burj Al Arab was voted ‘Dubai's Leading Hotel’and ‘Middle East's Leading All-Suite Hotel.’ Jumeirah at Etihad Towers scooped three awards including ‘Middle East's Leading Hotel’, ‘Abu Dhabi's Leading Conference Hotel’ and ‘Abu Dhabi's Leading Hotel.’ Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Dubai, won both the ‘Middle East's Leading Resort Residences,’ and ‘Middle East's Leading Spa,’ which was awarded to the hotel’s Talise Ottoman Spa. Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa was awarded ‘Kuwait's Leading Business Hotel.’ 


Notes to Editors:

  • Photo above (L-R): Alison Broadhead, Chief Commercial Officer, Jumeirah Group and Gerald Lawless, President and Group CEO, Jumeirah Group

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:
Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Director of External Communications 
PO Box 73137, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971-4-364-7955
Fax: +971-4-301-6655                                        
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