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Robert Swade, Group COO at Jumeirah Group, said: “Winning the Best Hotel in the Middle East award is a great endorsement and recognition for Burj Al Arab. On behalf of Jumeirah Group, the operator of this outstanding property, I would like to thank the readers of Ultratravel US magazine for their vote of confidence, our guests for their continuous support and our many colleagues who deliver the service for which the hotel is rightly renowned.”
Earlier this year, the UK Daily Telegraph’s Ultratravel readers recognised Burj Al Arab Jumeirah as the ‘Best Hotel in the World’ title for the third year in a row and ‘Best Hotel in the Middle East’ for the ninth year.
Burj Al Arab is managed by Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding .It is designed to resemble a billowing sail and stands at a height of 321 meters. It is one of the most photographed structures in the world and has been consistently voted the world’s most luxurious hotel, with features including in suite check-in and check-out, reception desks on every floor, round-the-clock private butlers and use of the hotel’s Rolls-Royce fleet and private beach. The hotel’s 202 luxury suites range from 170 to 780 square meters with a rain shower and a Jacuzzi in each suite, as well as six restaurants and conference and banqueting venues.