Travel + Leisure magazine honours Madinat Jumeirah Dubai in annual awards

Posted: 11-Aug-16 16:36

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Travel + Leisure magazine honours Madinat Jumeirah Dubai in annual awards

Madinat Jumeirah has been ranked in third place in the "Best City Hotels in Africa and the Middle East" category of Travel + Leisure magazine's 2016 World's Best Awards. The luxury resort development in Dubai has three upscale hotels, as well as high end facilities including a 1,000-seat amphitheatre, the Madinat Arena, Talise Spa, and Talise Fitness, and Souk Madinat Jumeirah with restaurants, bars and shops.

Travel + Leisure magazine's 2016 World's Best Awards have honoured the new luxury resort development, Madinat Jumeirah. The vast complex in Dubai was ranked in third place in the category for "Best City Hotels in Africa and the Middle East".

Madinat Jumeirah was the highest ranking hotel located outside of Africa, and its sister property, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in neighbouring Abu Dhabi was awarded tenth place in the magazine's prestigious list. The hotel rankings are based on ratings from readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, and they are awarded for their rooms, facilities, location, value for money, service, and dining venues and food. Readers also rate the top travel destinations, airlines, cruises, spas and travel companies in the annual survey.

Located on a private beach in Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah is a luxury hotel complex that has four hotels: Jumeirah Al Qasr, Jumeirah Mina A'Salam, and Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf hotels, which have already opened to guests, and the Jumeirah Al Naseem which will open in October, 2016. The development, which has been designed to resemble an Arabian town, took ten years to complete and has transformed a stretch of coastline into a tourist destination for leisure and business travellers alike.

As well as luxury hotels offering hundreds of lavish guest rooms and suites and 29 traditional summer houses, the five-star complex has a number of high end facilities that have been designed to entertain guests of all ages. These include a 1,000-seat amphitheatre, the Madinat Arena, Wild Wadi Waterpark, a kid's club, a Talise Spa, a Talise Fitness centre, two grand ballrooms for events, and conference facilities.

The resort's Souk Madinat Jumeirah has several restaurants serving Arabian and international cuisine, plus numerous cafes, bars and boutiques, and the nightclub Pacha Ibiza Dubai. Each of the hotels and the facilities are connected with a three-kilometre network of waterways where guests will travel aboard traditional wooden abra boats.

Guests staying at Madinat Jumeirah can enjoy beautiful views of the Arabian Gulf, as well as easy access to many attractions and exhibition centres via a complimentary shuttle bus service that will take them to the mall and metro station. Located just 20 minutes from Dubai International Airport (DXB), the development is close to Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City, the Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, and Dubai Marina.

The Jumeirah Group is one of the most luxurious hospitality companies in the world with hotels in Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, the Maldives, London, Istanbul, Rome, Shanghai, Frankfurt, Bodrum, and Mallorca. In Dubai. Jumeriah Hotels and Resorts operates nine hotels including the landmark Burj al Arab and Jumeirah Emirates Towers, and the popular Jumeirah Beach Hotel.


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