Jumeirah celebrates success at Business Traveller Awards


Jumeirah celebrates success at Business Traveller Awards

Dubai, 05 May 2015: Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has been named as ‘Best Hotel Brand in the Middle East.’

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers collected two awards - the hotel won ‘Best Business Hotel in the Middle East’ and ‘Best Business Hotel in Abu Dhabi.’ 

Alison Broadhead, Chief Commercial Officer, Jumeirah Group, said: “We are delighted to have won these three awards and to have been voted Best Hotel Brand in the Middle East for the third year running. This confirms Jumeirah’s position both as the leading luxury hotel brand in the Middle East and as one of top hotel brands in the world. This recognition is a wonderful achievement for our brand, our colleagues and our leadership team.” 

The awards ceremony was the largest in 12 years and recognised the achievements and high standards set by the region’s leading hotels, airports and airlines. More than 350 executives from across the travel industry attended the awards, which were voted for by readers. 

Special guest Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, the well-known British design consultant and TV personality, was joined by British HM Consul General in Dubai H.E. Edward Hobart and other VIPs. 

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Notes to Editors:
Picture caption L- R: Graziela Martins, UAE Head of Merchant Acquiring and Partnerships in MENA, American Express; Piers Schreiber, Group Vice President Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Jumeirah Group; Alison Broadhead, Chief Commercial Officer, Jumeirah Group; Gerald Lawless, President and Group CEO, Jumeirah Group; Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen.

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 Venu; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai; 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. www.jumeirah.com

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                                        
E-mail: PR@jumeirah.com
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com


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