Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, the group’s flagship Dubai property, has taken three awards at the inaugural MENA Travel Awards, held during Arabian Travel Market.The resort won the Platinum award for best five-star leisure hotel, as well as taking Gold awards for best spa, and best environmental five-star hotel.
Votes were submitted by each of the nominated property’s guests, as well as travel trade professionals, by performance against specified criteria.
Pam Wilby, general manager of Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, said: “The hotel sector in the region is highly competitive, with both local and international brands continually setting new benchmarks of excellence.
“To come out top among such high-regarded names is a great accolade for us and one of which we are very proud. The challenge is now to find new ways to delight our customers, and continually strive to raise our own performance levels, to stay ahead of the competition.”
Le Royal Meridien is currently celebrating a Decade of Excellence with a handful of industry awards, starting with the World Travel Award for Leading Resort in the Middle East and leading spa in the Middle East from Conde Nast Traveller, the UK-based travel magazine.
The hotel has again been voted Le Méridien’s top performer in the world for guest satisfaction and number one in the group worldwide for food and beverage, as monitored by global consultants, J D Powers. Le Royal Meridien has now been in poll position for the last 18 months.