Dubai, 04 April 2013: Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, is honored to announce that three of its spas have won awards from the World Luxury Spa Awards 2013. The spas include Assawan Spa, Burj Al Arab and Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray in Dubai and Talise Spa at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi in the Maldives.
The World Luxury Spa Awards programme rewards those spas that have raised the bar of service excellence within a highly competitive industry over the past year. The World Luxury Spa Awards Global Winners included 13 categories, 2 of which were by Jumeirah spas. Assawan Spa & Health Club in Burj Al Arab won the award for Best Luxury Hotel Spa, while Talise Ottoman Spa in Jumeirah Zabeel Saray won the award for Best Luxury Resort Spa.
The World Luxury Spa Awards Continent Winners included winners for similar categories on a continent level. Talise Spa at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi in the Maldives won the award for Best Luxury Emerging Spa from the Indian Ocean Continent category.
Located on the 18th floor with uninterrupted views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s coastline, Burj Al Arab’s Assawan Spa and Health Club offers two panoramic infinity pools and 14 therapy rooms with interiors inspired by Arabia that incorporate the traditional colors of the United Arab Emirates. As the only spa in the Middle East offering La Prairie based exclusive treatments, Assawan Spa and Health is the ultimate destination for a one-of-a-kind memorable experience within awe-inspiring and luxurious surroundings.
As one of the largest and most luxurious spas in the Middle East, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray’s Talise Ottoman Spa spans 8000m² across two floors and boasts 42 individual treatment rooms, including three traditional hammams, snow showers, thalassotherapy swimming pools and suites dedicated to couple’s. In 2013, the spa launched a new treatment menu that incorporates 22 luxury spa experiences alongside Talise Retail Boutique that offers a premium selection of high end spa products and amenities.
Located on a beautiful island in the Maldives, the philosophy of treatments at Talise Spa in Jumeirah Dhevanafushi encompasses the development of positive health and quality of life, enlightening guests on how to maintain the perfect physical, mental and spiritual balance. The range of individual treatments makes use of traditional and alternative therapies, with skilled masseurs helping you realise your true potential, leaving you feeling in absolute harmony with your inner self.
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About Burj Al Arab:
Burj Al Arab is managed by Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality 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 Zabeel Saray:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is a luxurious beachside resort located on the West Crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. The interior of the resort is inspired by the ancient palaces of Turkey and features hand-painted finishings, Turkish artworks and stunning murals that conjure up images of the Golden Age of the Ottoman Empire. The resort boasts 405 rooms and suites, 38 Royal Residences, Talise Ottoman Spa, one of the largest and most luxurious spas in the Middle East and a collection of six diverse restaurants which offer a vibrant selection of culinary experiences.
About Jumeirah Dhevanafushi:
Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and tourism awards. Jumeirah Dhevanafushi is an exclusive all-suite resort situated in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, 400 km south of the capital city of Malé, in an area of extraordinary beauty surrounded by unspoiled coral reefs. The intimate resort comprises 22 island villas offering a distinctive residential feel as well as an exclusive water village called the Ocean Pearls, including 16 ocean villas that are separated from the main island. The resort features three restaurants and a bar with a variety of culinary options, as well as a Talise Spa with imaginatively designed over-water treatment rooms and extensive sports and leisure facilities.
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 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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