The Meydan Hotel and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa walk away with two momentous winsThe Meydan Hotel and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa, part of Meydan Hotels and Hospitality, were recognised at the 21st Annual World Travel Awards held at the CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa in Anguilla on the 7th of December 2014. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa and The Meydan Hotel walked away with the coveted ‘World’s leading Desert Resort’ and ‘World’s Leading Sports Resort’ award titles respectively for the third consecutive year.
The much anticipated gala event, hosted by award-winning actress Vivica Fox, was attended by 300 international hospitality industry experts. The evening recognised and honoured exemplary hospitality, with illustrious awards acknowledging excellence across all sectors of the global travel and service industry.
Commenting on the event, Sascha Bartz, Vice President of Meydan Hotels and Hospitality, mentions, “We are delighted to have been among the evening’s big winners and believe our awards to be a clear testimony of our unwavering dedication to delivering world class hospitality and what we strive to be. We believe tourism to be driving force behind the UAE’s economic and social development and it is our incessant commitment and obligation to provide our valued customers with impeccable service and a unique experience that continues to pave the way for excellence in the region.”
Since inception in 2004, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa has been offering guests an authentic desert experience that is true to the cultural and traditional heritage of the United Arab Emirates. This unique getaway offers the very best in luxury Arabian hospitality.
The Meydan Hotel opened to its first guests in 2010. It spans over 1.6 km, and is widely regarded as a forerunner in premium luxury destination hotels. Boasting one of the grandest racetracks, it is not only home to the Dubai World Cup but also offers a multitude of leisure facilities, including a 9 hole floodlit championship golf course.
The World Travel Awards is synonymous with exceptional quality and accounts for all relevant categories in the global travel and tourism industry. The awards were established as a means to commemorate organisations that surpass expectations. Meydan Hotels and Hospitality continue to not only set the benchmark for premium luxury hospitality regionally but also at a global level.