HOLIDAY INN BUR DUBAI – EMBASSY DISTRICT EARNS 2013 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
Honored as a Top Performing hotel as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 6th of June 2013– Holiday Inn Bur Dubai – Embassy District today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.
To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.
Holiday Inn Bur Dubai – Embassy District is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Mark Allaf, General Manager at Holiday Inn Bur Dubai – Embassy District. “We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into positive reviews on TripAdvisor.”
“TripAdvisor is delighted to celebrate the success of businesses around the globe, from Sydney to Chicago, Sao Paulo to Rome, which are consistently offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience,” said Alison Copus, Vice President of Marketing for TripAdvisor for Business. “The Certificate of Excellence award provides top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most – their customers.”
About HOLIDAY INN BUR DUBAI – EMBASSY DISTRICT
The Holiday Inn Bur Dubai-Embassy District is part of IHG (InterContinental hotels Group) . The hotel offers 210-rooms and is perfectly located in the heart of the diplomatic district with the Dubai Metro, Burjuman Centre and the Creek on its doorstep. This together with its close proximity to Dubai International Airport and Dubai International Exhibition Centre positions the hotel as the ideal choice for corporate markets.
The hotel features 5 fully equipped conference rooms with a large ballroom that holds up to 800 guests providing convenient banqueting and event solutions. High-speed Internet in every room and across all public areas of the hotel allows guests to stay connected around the clock. The extensive gym and relaxing steam and sauna rooms will invigorate whilst the 24-hour room service keeps hunger at bay. The Anwar restaurant serves up international cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the Two Guineas adds some tasty pub grub and drinks to the menu.
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