Intercontinental Voted Top in Middle East

Business travellers have once again confirmed InterContinental Hotels & Resorts as their first choice in the Middle East by handing the luxury chain a prestigious award in London recently.

InterContinental was named the Best Business Hotel Group in the Middle East during the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2002, the region’s leading independent poll of travel consumers.

Business Traveller, which launched in the UK 26 years ago, is the best-selling business travel magazine in the world, with separate editions in the USA, Germany, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
” InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in the Middle East area are synonymous with superior quality and service. The recent InterContinental reshaping $1 Billion investment is evidence that as brand owners , InterContinental is consistently focused on delivering an unique and outstanding hotel experience,” said Magdi Samman, Area Director Marketing, Six Continents Hotels, Middle East and Africa, which currently manages 34 InterContinental hotels and resorts in the Middle East.

He added , “We are aware guests today are spoilt for choice, particularly in the Middle East area where hotels offer the highest standards in hospitality and we are delighted to see that through the Business Travellers independent readers survey, InterContinental comes is the frequent traveller`s preferred choice “.

Samman collected the Award from celebrity photographer Lord Litchfield at the recent Business Traveller Awards gala event.