Abu Dhabi, 22 October 2014: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi was awarded “Best Hotel in the Middle East” at the prestigious Villégiature Awards 2014, held in Paris.
The Villégiature Awards, which were held on 16 October 2014,celebrate the world's best hospitality experiences and are judged by an independent jury of 23 international press correspondents from five continents, including journalists from The Guardian, The National, Condé Nast Traveler and Vogue.
Stefan Fuchs, General Manager at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, said: “We are deeply honoured to receive this highly prestigious award. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers team for their continued professionalism and passion in making the hotel and Abu Dhabi a focal point for hospitality excellence, not only in the Middle East, but around the world.”
Since opening in November 2011 Jumeirah at Etihad Towers has received a plethora of culinary, hospitality and industry awards from prominent media, industry specialists and the public. Recent accolades include: Best Luxury Wellness Spa in the Middle East at the World Luxury Spa Awards 2014; TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence; Expedia® Insiders’ Select™ 2014 Winner; Restaurant of the Year for Brasserie Angélique at the Abu Dhabi Gourmet Stars Awards 2014 and the property was voted as the Middle East’s Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2014.
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Image caption: Stefan Fuchs (second from right), General Manager, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, receives the award along with Ms. Ana Diaz-Cano, Journalist at Condé Nast Traveller Spain / El Pais Spain (far left), Ms. Anne-Marie Mahler, Journalist at Swiss Press (far right), Mr. Hazza Ahmed Al Kaabi, First Secretary Chargé d’affaires UAE Embassy to France (third from left), and Ms. Véronique Hubert – Country Manager France TCA Abu Dhabi (second from left)
About Jumeirah at Etihad Towers:
The business, social and gourmet hub of Abu Dhabi, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers offers a relaxed and bespoke urban lifestyle experience based on personalised care, craftsmanship,and a passion for unique culinary experiences. Located on the shores of the Arabian Gulf,the 5-star luxury city hotel spans 66 floors and includes 382 guest rooms and suites ofrefined elegance offering the latest technology and stunning Corniche and coastal views. The hotel features a Club Executive Lounge, 199 serviced residences, ten restaurants and barsincluding the signature restaurants Li Beirut and Quest, Talise Spa, Six P Gym, and one ofthe largest and most sophisticated hotel conferencing centres in the capital. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers was developed under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Suroor bin Mohammed Al Nahyan’s Projects Department.
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 including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Mallorca (Spain) and Rome in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand VENU; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Russia and the UAE.
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