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Emirates and Dubai Lead World Travel Awards Middle East 2017

The event took place at the Armani Hotel Dubai over the weekend and attracted 400 travel and tourism leaders.

AFP Relaxnews

Updated:October 30, 2017, 7:29 PM IST
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Emirates and Dubai Lead World Travel Awards Middle East 2017
Emirates has taken the title of the region's leading airline (Photo courtesy: AFP Relaxnews/ Emirates)
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Winners of the World Travel Awards for the Middle East have been announced, with Emirates taking the title of the region's leading airline and Dubai named the region's leading tourist destination.

The red-carpet event took place at the Armani Hotel Dubai over the weekend and attracted 400 travel and tourism leaders.

Winners of the World Travel Awards are based on the votes of travel professionals, industry leaders and consumer travelers.

A standard vote carries a weighting of one, while verified travel professional votes carry a weighting of two.

Designed in the style of a royal Sheikh's residence, the Jumeirah Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah took top honors in the hotel category for its architectural tribute to Arabia, its dramatic tree-lined avenue, and luxurious accommodations.

The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, was named the leading tourist attraction.

Winners from the event will go forward to compete in the World Travel Awards Grand Final taking place in Vietnam December 10.

Here are a few highlights:

Middle East's Leading hotel 2017: Jumeirah Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

Leading luxury hotel 2017: Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Leading theme park: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, UAE

Most romantic resort 2017: One&Only The Palm, Dubai, UAE

Leading beach destination: Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

Leading boutique hotel: Al Mashreq Boutique Hotel, Saudi Arabia

Leading destination: Dubai

Leading hotel dining and entertainment experience: La Cigale Hotel, Qatar
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