Emirates Towers Hotel won the award for Best Business Hotel in the Middle East during the Travel Intelligence Middle East “Achieving Industry Excellence 2001 Awards” ceremony, held on April 30th on the eve of the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai.
The second Travel Intelligence awards were presented at a high profile gala dinner that brought together the Middle East Travel Industry. Awards were given to companies that have provided excellent levels of service throughout the year as voted by 8500 business travel agents and corporate buyers - readers of Travel Intelligence.
The award-winning Emirates Towers Hotel, already a true landmark in Dubai and dominating the skyline since its completion one year ago, is strategically located in the central business district of Dubai, next to the World Trade Centre on Sheikh Zayed Road, and adjacent to the Trade Centre Exhibition Halls.
The 400 - room hotel is, at 305 metres high, the third tallest hotel in the world while the adjacent Office Tower is the tallest building in the Middle East at 350 metres. The 51-storey towers, connected by the Emirates Towers Shopping Boulevard, are a dramatic backdrop to Dubai’s central business district and a highly visible statement of the region’s corporate success.
Already during its first year of operation, Emirates Towers Hotel was acclaimed as the ‘World’s Leading Business Hotel’ at the World Travel Awards ceremony in 2000 and scooped the award in that same category again this year. In addition the hotel was recognised as the ‘Middle East’s Leading Conference Hotel’ during the World Travel Awards ceremony which took place in April. Complementing these prestigious awards, Emirates Towers Hotel was also recognised for awards in two categories during the Hotel Intelligence Middle East Awards earlier his year. The property won the awards for “Best Business Hotel” and “Best Hotel Room Design”.
Easily accessible and just 15 minutes from Dubai International Airport, the Emirates Towers are designed for the modern business community. The property has proven to be one of the leading corporate hotels in the world during its first year of operation alone.
World-class facilities include 11 restaurants, bar and lounges each with a distinctive décor and atmosphere, a 24-hour health club with fully-equipped gymnasium, sauna, steam bath, massage room and an outdoor swimming pool. In addition the hotel offers an around-the-clock business centre providing complete secretarial services and extensive conference & meeting facilities with 17 boardroom-style function rooms and a ballroom seating up to 600 guests.