A number of properties on the iconic Palm Jumeriah have celebrated a night of success at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony.
The elite of the Arabian travel industry gathered for the event at the new Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to find out who among them had been crowned the best in the region, with Palm-based hotels taking some of the top prizes.
Sofitel Dubai the Palm Resort & Spa walked away with prizes for Middle East’s Leading Green Hotel and Middle East’s Leading Themed Resort, while Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah was honoured with trophies for Middle East’s Leading Hotel Residences and Middle East’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa.
World Travel Awards founder Graham Cooke, centre, celebrates with the team from Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah
At the same time, the recently renamed Rixos the Palm Dubai Hotel & Suites was recognised as the Middle East’s Leading Lifestyle Resort, Anantara the Palm Dubai Resort walked away with the trophy for Middle East’s Leading Villa Resort and One&Only the Palm, Dubai was presented with the prestigious title of Middle East’s Most Romantic Resort.
Rixos the Palm Dubai Hotel & Suites was honoured by voters at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony in Abu Dhabi
However, perhaps the biggest winner on the night was Atlantis the Palm, Dubai, which took a total of five titles, including: Middle East’s Leading Executive Club Lounge for the Imperial Lounge; Middle East’s Leading Resort; United Arab Emirates’ Leading Hotel Suite and Dubai’s Leading Hotel Suite for the Royal Bridge Suite; and Dubai’s Leading Resort.
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.
Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.
Each year, World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region.
World Travel Awards gala ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries and international print and broadcast media.
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