Dubai, 9 July 2020: Burj Al Arab, the crown jewel in hospitality leader Jumeirah Group’s portfolio and global icon of luxury, has been named the Number One City Hotel in North Africa and the Middle East by Travel + Leisure at its World’s Best Awards.
Every year, Travel + Leisure – the largest travel media brand in the United States – provides its six million plus readers the chance to have their say in choosing the most outstanding destinations, hotels, resorts, spas, airlines, cruise lines, tour operators and rental-car agencies around the world as part of its annual survey. This year marks 25 years of celebrating the best in travel with Burj Al Arab recognised on the ‘World’s Best’ list for its hospitality excellence, intuitive luxury service and iconic appeal.
Currently celebrating two decades of operations, the world’s most luxurious hotel is renowned across the globe for its boundary-pushing architecture and innovative design, with the team going above and beyond to create unforgettable and bespoke experiences for guests. It is also known for culinary excellence with an innovative collection of restaurants lead by exceptional chefs and overseen by Michael Ellis, Chief Culinary Officer and former Managing Director of the Michelin Guide.
José Silva, Chief Executive Officer of Jumeirah Group, commented: “Burj Al Arab represents the very pinnacle of luxury, known world-over for its elevated design, service beyond expectations and unmatched physical spaces. International recognition such as this not only reaffirms the hotel’s iconic standing on the world map but also serves as a thank you to all those who go above and beyond, every day, to make our guests’ stay truly remarkable.”
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