Hans Olbertz, Emirates Palace General Manager, receiving the award
The Emirates Palace triumphed yesterday as a leader in the hospitality industry in the Middle East, scooping seven awards of this year’s prestigious World Travel Awards event that took place yesterday at the unique Armani Hotel in Dubai.
The Emirates Palace was crowned with Abu Dhabi's Leading Beach Resort, Abu Dhabi's Leading Hotel, Abu Dhabi's Leading Meetings & Conference Hotel, Abu Dhabi's Leading Resort, Middle East's Leading Meetings & Conference Hotel, UAE's Leading Resort and Middle East's Leading Suite.
Commenting on the remarkable achievement, the Emirates Palace General Manager, Hans Olbertz said “Emirates Palace is extremely delighted to win these world-class titles at once which proves the hotel’s leadership and excellence in Abu Dhabi and the region's hospitality industry.”
“These awards come as a vote of confidence in our hotel’s powerful brand.” he said. According to him, the Emirates Palace has maintained its leading position despite the challenges the world tourism and travel industry have been experiencing over the recent period.
The World Travel Awards is regarded as the world’s leading awards programme, in the travel industry world-wide and the ultimate achievement any travel and tourism product could ever hope to receive.
Votes are cast by 183,000 travel professionals who include travel agencies, tour and transport companies and tourism organizations in over 160 countries across the globe. Votes are also cast globally by fellow industry professionals in over 1,000 different categories.