Dar al Masyaf and Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto named as best places to stay
Dubai, 19 October 2014: Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, is proud to announce two properties have won awards from Orbitz, a leading online travel company in the US.
Dar Al Masyaf won the ‘2014 Best in Stay Elite Award,’ for the highest-rated hotel in the Dubai market and Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto in Rome was awarded the ‘2014 Best in Stay Award.’ The 2014 Orbitz Best in Stay Awards recognise up to five properties in the top 75 destinations around the world.
The Elite Award is reserved for the hotel with the highest rating in each market, and winners are selected based on the overall numeric score of hotel reviews by Orbitz customers.
Margaret Paul, Madinat Jumeirah Resort General Manager, said: “We’re very proud that Dar Al Masyaf, our collection of luxury summer houses, was awarded a Best in Stay Elite Award from Orbitz this year. Our goal at Madinat Jumeirah is to always deliver the best possible experience and it is rewarding to see our effort reflected in this award, as voted for by customers of Orbitz who have stayed with us over the past year.”
The Dar Al Masyaf summer houses are the premium accommodation offering at Madinat Jumeirah. Set amidst lush landscaped gardens and accessible along scenic waterways, offering guests tranquility and an exquisite hideaway.Customers were asked to rate a variety of hotel attributes including amenities, maintenance, hotel staff, room comfort, location and value. Those ratings are supplemented by input from 150 Orbitz hotel experts who factor in market conditions, such as the number of reviews, frequency of bookingand reputation of hotel staff.
Carlo Acampora, Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto General Manager, said: “It is a big honour to receive this recognition, we are proud that Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto has been named as a top-rated hotel in the Rome market. It is great that we have the possibility to be highlighted on the Best in Stay page on Orbitz.com. This award represents an important goal for our team and is also a sign of gratitude to those who choose the quality service and the luxury experience in our property in the Eternal City.”
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About Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto:
Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto is a work of art in itself. A union of two 19th Century historical buildings, the hotel has skillfully combined these former properties to create a modern masterpiece that pays homage to its historic past. Inspired by Ruhlmann (the father of 1920s Art Deco), the hotel contains handmade furniture of exquisite quality, as well as its own impressive art collection of celebrated artists, from Picasso to Miro, Nespolo to De Chirico, adorning the walls. Situated in the heart of the city, below the Villa Borghese gardens, guests to the hotel are perfectly placed to explore the wonders of Rome.
About Madinat Jumeirah:
Set on a private beach, Madinat Jumeirah resort is an authentic recreation of ancient Arabia, capturing the natural beauty of the region. Madinat Jumeirah features two grand boutique hotels, Al Qasr and Mina A’Salam, accommodation in 29 traditional summer houses in Dar Al Masyaf, conference and banqueting facilities including two grand ballrooms, a 1000-seat amphitheatre and the region’s only dedicated entertainment centre and multi-purpose venue, Madinat Arena. The facilities are interconnected by 3km of waterways and landscaped gardens. The resort also provides extensive leisure and health facilities including Talise Spa and Talise Fitness, as well as Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a traditional retail and dining experience showcasing the best of Arabia.
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.
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