2015 October 29 01:00
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah voted ‘Best Hotel in the Middle East’ by Ultratravel US readers
Dubai, 29 October 2015: Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the world’s most luxurious hotel, has won the ‘Best Hotel in the Middle East’ award at the esteemed annual Ultimate Luxury Travel Related Awards (ULTRAs) ceremony in New York.
The readers of Ultratravel US magazine voted on 20 categories to select and recognise the best luxury hotels, airlines, cruise companies, spas and destinations globally. The ULTRAs Reader Survey provides a unique and trusted source of advice to travellers worldwide.
Robert Swade, Group COO at Jumeirah Group, said: “Winning the Best Hotel in the Middle East award is a great endorsement and recognition for Burj Al Arab. On behalf of Jumeirah Group, the operator of this outstanding property, I would like to thank the readers of Ultratravel US magazine for their vote of confidence, our guests for their continuous support and our many colleagues who deliver the service for which the hotel is rightly renowned.”
Earlier this year, the UK Daily Telegraph’s Ultratravel readers recognised Burj Al Arab Jumeirah as the ‘Best Hotel in the World’ title for the third year in a row and ‘Best Hotel in the Middle East’ for the ninth year.
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About Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
Burj Al Arab is managed by Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding.It 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 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, Bodrum, 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 VenuTM; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group DubaiTM; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementTM; and Jumeirah SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com
For further information please contact:
Burj Al Arab
Marketing and PR Department
PO Box 74147, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 301 7565
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com/burjalarab