Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain receives ‘Best Airport Hotel in Arabia’ award
Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain will compete with other regions at the 2013 International Hotel Awards for the ‘World’s Best Airport Hotel’, after winning the Arabia region’s five-star award.
Dubai (United Arab Emirates), 31 October 2013. Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is celebrating after two of its properties gained recognition at the regional finals of the prestigious International Hotel Awards. Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain was announced as ‘Best Airport Hotel in Arabia’ after claiming the country award. Mövenpick Hotel Beirut received the country award as ‘Best Resort in Lebanon’.
The hotels were both individual country award winners that competed for regional honours at a high-profile gala dinner in Dubai. Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain was announced as the highest-scoring airport hotel in Arabia and will now compete with the regional winners from Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, UK and the Americas for the ‘World’s Best Airport Hotel’ award. The winner will be announced in November at the 2013 International Final ‘World’s Best’ Hotel Awards, to take place in London.
“We are honoured to accept this five-star award that recognises our efforts to celebrate service excellence. I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to our hotel team members for continuously maintaining the highest quality standards,” said Heinz Krähenbühl, General Manager of Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain.
The five-star Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain is situated opposite the Bahrain International Airport, facing the impressive Manama-Muharraq Lagoon in the historic town Muharraq, just 10 minutes from the capital Manama. The Green Globe certified hotel has 106 rooms and suites, five restaurants and bars, meeting rooms and leisure facilities which include an infinity-edge swimming pool with lagoon views.
The International Hotel Awards determines the finest hotels and hospitality companies in the world. Participants are judged by an experienced team of industry professionals who review an extensive report submitted by each hotel, covering a whole range of hospitality disciplines.
About Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts:
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, an international upscale hotel management company with over 16,000 staff members, is represented in 24 countries with 79 hotels, resorts and Nile cruisers currently in operation. More than 30 properties are planned or under construction, including Chiang Mai and Koh Samui (Thailand), Palawan (Philippines), Dubai (UAE), Sanya (Hainan Island, China) and Djerba (Tunisia).
Focusing on expansion in its core markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts specialises in business and conference hotels, as well as holiday resorts, all reflecting a sense of place and respect for their local communities. Of Swiss heritage and headquartered in Zurich, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is passionate about delivering premium service and culinary enjoyment – all with a personal touch. Committed to sustainable environments, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has become the most Green Globe certified hotel company in the world.
The hotel company is owned by Mövenpick Holding (66.7%) and the Kingdom Group (33.3%). For more information please visit www.moevenpick-hotels.com.