Jebel Ali Golf Resort wins at World Travel Awards

12th Jun 2007

The Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, a member of ‘The Leading Hotels of the World’, received two prestigious awards at the annual World Travel Awards, which also made its Middle East debut in Abu Dhabi. The Resort’s exceptional facilities including a championship-standard golf course resulted in awards for the ‘Middle East’s Leading Golf Resort’ in addition to ‘Dubai’s Leading Golf Resort’.

An online voting system enabled travel agents worldwide to vote prior to the event which is dedicated to the tremendous contributions and achievements of the travel industry.

David Thomson, General Manager Corporate Affairs of Jebel Ali International Hotels, was delighted to hear the news:

‘With such an excellent golf operation at the Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa under the guidance of our Director of Golf James Williams, it is not difficult to understand how thousands of travel agents reached their decision. The Resort Course is famed for its excellent condition year-round and together with a host of luxury accommodation, first class facilities and dining outlets, the Resort has truly established itself as a unique and exceptional property.’

Graham E. Cooke, President of the World Travel Awards congratulated the Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa on being voted ‘The Best’ by travel professionals worldwide and added that the Middle East & Africa voting campaign reached a total of 167,000 travel professionals worldwide, including more than 110,000 travel agents.


Situated on the golden shores of the Arabian Gulf, the Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa is a 128-acre haven known as Dubai’s Only True Resort. In addition to the palm-lined private beach and three temperature-controlled swimming pools, the Resort also features a 9-hole championship standard golf course with golf academy, 80-berth marina, riding stables, a variety of different restaurants and bars, an Olympic-standard shooting club and The Spa, a purpose-built wellness facility overlooking the beach. With sea facing suites and junior suites offering stunning views from spacious balconies and terraces, the Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa is truly a paradise for the discerning luxury traveller who enjoys privacy, personalised service and complete relaxation.

Jebel Ali International Hotels is the successful owner and/or operator of the Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, a member of ‘The Leading Hotels of the World’, comprising the Jebel Ali Hotel and all-suite Palm Tree Court & Spa; the Hatta Fort Hotel, a member of ‘Relais & Chateaux’, nestled amidst the majestic Hajar mountains; the Oasis Beach Hotel on the famous Jumeirah Beach strip; the 180 luxury serviced hotel apartments of the Oasis Beach Tower; Bateaux Dubai, the unique dining cruise vessel on Dubai Creek; and the Jebel Ali International Shooting Club and Centre of Excellence. Each of these special entities offers superior and distinctive products and services while never losing sight of their Arabian heritage and hospitality.


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