2016 May 25 11:00
Dubai’s Burj Al Arab retains position as ‘Best Hotel in the World’ according to Daily Telegraph’s Ultratravel readers
Dubai, 25 May 2016: Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the world’s most luxurious hotel, has won the Best Hotel in the World and Best Hotel in the Middle East awards at the Ultimate Luxury Travel Related Awards, as voted by the readers of the U.K. edition of Ultratravel, the Daily Telegraph's travel pages and the Ultratravel-branded luxury travel pages on telegraph.co.uk. The announcement was made at the ULTRA Award Ceremony held at The Savoy in London last night.
This is the fourth year Burj Al Arab has been awarded the ‘Best Hotel in the World’ title, and the tenth year for the property to win the ‘Best Hotel in the Middle East’.
The ULTRAs Reader Survey provides a unique and trusted source of advice to all travellers worldwide. The awards recognise the best luxury hotels, airlines, cruise companies, spas and destinations globally.
Anthony McHale, General Manager of Burj Al Arab, said: “Winning the Best Hotel in the Middle East, as well as the Best Hotel in the World is an amazing recognition for Burj Al Arab. We are very honoured and I would like to thank the readers of Ultratravel UK magazine for their vote of confidence, our guests for their continuous support and our many colleagues who deliver the service we’re famous for every day.”
Notes to Editors
- Photo from the awards ceremony attached
- Additional photos are available from Jumeirah’s media library http://media.jumeirah.com
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 and Mallorca (Spain) 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
About Burj Al Arab:
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.
For further information please contact:
Burj Al Arab
Marketing and PR Department
PO Box 74147, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 301 7926