Al Faisaliah Hotel Gains International Recognition at World Travel Awards
Al Faisaliah Hotel Named “Middle East's Leading Luxury City Hotel” & “Saudi Arabia's Leading Hotel”
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1st May 2012: In a demonstration of all-round distinction & superiority, Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel, scooped two international awards at the annual World Travel Awards held in Dubai last night (Monday).
The Al Faisaliah Hotel, managed by Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, was recognised as “Saudi Arabia’s Leading Hotel” for the second consecutive year, as well as “Middle East’s Leading Luxury city Hotel”. Riyadh’s most luxurious hotel is renowned for its exceptional quality, superior accommodation, impeccable 24-hour butler international personalised service and attention to detail throughout the hotel.
Conveniently located in the centre of the business capital of Riyadh, the ultra-luxury hotel provides guests with easy access to all facilities in the city, from business locations to international designer retail outlets, and a wide range of world class dining choices.
Accepting the World Travel Awards on behalf of Al Faisaliah Hotel, Erich Steinbock, Regional Vice President for Rosewood Hotels in the Kingdom, and Managing Director of the Al Faisaliah and Al Khozama Hotels said: “To be named both Middle East’s Leading Luxury City Hotel and Saudi Arabia’s Leading Hotel is certainly a true honour for Al Faisaliah Hotel. I would like to thank all our staff for their dedication to excellence and hard work to maintain our leadership by ensuring our offering throughout the hotel”.
About Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel
Riyadh’s most luxurious property opened at Al Faisaliah Hotel in May 2000. In a city that gracefully melds tradition with sophisticated style, Al Faisaliah Hotel defines the ultimate in modern elegance and prestigious location. The stunning hotel boasts the largest column-free banquet and meeting facilities in the Kingdom. With the introduction of dedicated 24-hour butler service, the 330-room and suites property has elevated the art of personal service to new levels. Perfectly suited to the discerning business traveler, Al Faisaliah offers spacious accommodations, technologically advanced in-room communications systems, five culinary venues, with “La Cucina” being the sixth addition, a state-of-the-art health club and easy access to world-class shopping.
About Al Khozama Management Company
Al Khozama Management Company (AKMC) was originally founded as the direct property investment and management arm of the King Faisal Foundation. AKMC is a property investment company, based in Riyadh, developing and investing in prime, modern properties and providing property asset management to third party property owners across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. AKMC owns Al Faisaliah Hotel and Hotel Al Khozama, and manages Al Shohada Hotel in the holy city of Makkah, as part of a larger portfolio. For more information on AKMC, please visit www.akmc.com
About Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® manages one-of-a-kind luxury properties in the world’s most desired destinations. Rosewood properties embrace the company’s A Sense of Place® philosophy, reflecting the history, architecture, scale and sensibilities of the destination. The Rosewood collection includes some of the most legendary hotels and resorts in the world, including Al Faisaliah Hotel and Hotel Al Khozama in Riyadh and Rosewood Corniche in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek® in Dallas, The Carlyle in New York, Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda, as well as contemporary classics such as Rosewood Sand Hill® in California, Rosewood San Miguel de Allende® in Mexico, and Rosewood Tucker’s Point in Bermuda. Rosewood Abu Dhabi will open in late 2012 on Sowwah Square, Sowwah Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Rosewood also offers Sense® spa – featuring treatments reflective of the location’s culture and natural environment - available exclusively at select properties.