Another Feather In The Awards Cap For The Meydan Hotels and Hospitality
The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa voted ‘World’s Leading Desert Resort’ and The Meydan Hotel is ‘World’s Leading Sports Resort’ again.
Dubai, 11 January, 2016 - The Meydan Hotel and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, both under the Meydan Hotels & Hospitality banner, were nominated in the ‘World’s Leading Sports Resort’ and World’s Leading Desert Resort’ categories respectively.
Both properties won these individual honors at The World Travel Awards on December 12th against strong competition.
Mohamed Aghoury, Cluster General Manager of The Meydan Hotel and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, said, “We have ended the year on a positive note. This is testimony of your dedication and hard work. I wish to thank everyone for their contribution. Let us approach this year with an optimistic outlook of recording bigger achievements! Well done team!”
The awards marked the fourth straight win for The Meydan Hotels and Hospitality department since 2013.
The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa has given its guests unmatched hospitality. The resort is an authentic expression of the cultural and traditional heritage of the UAE. Since being open for business in 2004, Bab Al Shams has consistently provided unmatched Arabian luxury hospitality.
Having being honoured with the ‘World’s Leading Sports Resort’ award thrice, The Meydan Hotel is a mix of luxury and passion for equestrian sports in the region since 2010. It is the preferred host for a number of prestigious global equine events like the Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest horse race. In addition, The Meydan Hotel also houses Dubai’s first pay and play golf course, and a tennis academy having an extensive assortment of outdoor sports facilities.
Recognized by global media for acknowledging and rewarding excellence in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry, The World Travel Awards celebrated its 22nd anniversary this year. The decisions last year were based on over 600,000 votes casted by experienced travel professionals and high-end tourism consumers. It is expected to significantly increase, being this, one of the most distinguished and trusted awarding bodies in the global hospitality industry.
About Meydan Hotels & Hospitality
Translated from Arabic, Meydan means ‘a meeting place’. Meydan Hotels and Hospitality, through its collection of luxury hotels and resorts, provides its guests and customers with a myriad of unique and iconic places to meet and escape. Whether it is a meeting of minds at a board meeting or a meeting of hearts at a wedding reception, the unrivalled venues at Meydan Hotels and Hospitality make its properties the harmonious meeting venue. Meydan Hotels and Hospitality’s premium leisure experiences include The Meydan Hotel, The Track, Meydan Golf, and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa.
About The Meydan Hotel
The Meydan Hotel enjoys a majestic position overlooking the Dubai racecourse - host to the exhilarating racing season. Spanning a vast 1.6 km, it is also a coveted travel destination all-year round with unrivalled standards in luxury hospitality. With 284 extravagantly appointed rooms and suites, the hotel also offers a myriad of iconic meeting venues ideal for business and leisure travelers alike spanning over 20,350 sqm. Catering to every craving with its 7 themed food and beverage outlets, The Meydan Hotel also offers extensive leisure facilities such as tennis, golf, rooftop infinity pool, horse riding activities, gymnasium, and aerobics. It is within easy striking distance of Downtown Dubai, the Sheikh Zayed Road and Dubai International Airport, where guests can enjoy total serenity while remaining connected with the hustle and bustle of the city.
For more information, please visit http://www.meydanhotels.com/meydan