Emirates Palace takes home seven top honours at the prestigious World Travel Awards in Dubai

Abu Dhabi, 30 October 2017  Hailed as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’, leading voices in the industry came together this past weekend to celebrate travel and tourism excellence at the 2017 World Travel Awards Middle East’s dazzling red-carpet gala ceremony at Armani Hotel Dubai. Voters have once again recognised Emirates Palace as having the Middle East’s, the UAE’s and Abu Dhabi’s Leading Hotel Suite.

In addition to these three awards, Emirates Palace also scooped up the Abu Dhabi’s Leading Resort, Middle East’s Leading Luxury Hotel, Abu Dhabi’s Leading Conference Hotel 2017 and the Middle East’s Leading MICE hotel, the latter two awards highlight the growing importance of event tourism to the region.

Commenting on the international recognition these honours bring to the hotel, Holger Schroth, General Manager at Emirates Palace, said: ‘The World Travel Awards celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry and bring international acclaim to their winners. We are pleased to have walked away with so many highly coveted awards this past weekend. It’s quite an honour to be recognised internationally as the benchmark to which all other hotels aspire, and it’s a testament to my team’s hard work and commitment to offering our Emirates Palace guests the best luxury hotel experience in the region, if not the world’.