Five-star hotel earns seven international industry and media accolades in 2017 so far
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dubai’s iconic 5-star property, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, added to its four-year winning streak of some of the world’s top hospitality awards, earning seven international awards in the first half of 2017.
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The Emirates-owned World’s Tallest Hotel continues to uphold its reputation as a multi award-winning ‘Destination of Exceptional Taste’, exceeding the 60-strong record garnered since its opening in 2013. Restaurants and bars at the JW Marriott Marquis received 6 accolades from acclaimed publications such as Food & Travel Arabia, Time Out Dubai and Shortlist. Rang Mahal was among the most awarded restaurants, operated by Michelin starred Chef Atul Kochhar, as was Prime68, an American steakhouse with panoramic views of the city.
“It’s very gratifying to be at the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai,” said Bill Keffer, General Manager. “We are just 5 months away from our fifth birthday and in those 5 years, we’ve enjoyed remarkable success. Operating the largest hotel in the UAE in terms of rooms and maintaining impressive occupancies is a testament to our team and these awards are icing on the cake. Even as times get more challenging, we retain a unique proposition in an ever-changing market. The new Dubai Water Canal has made our location even more attractive and Dubai continues to be a must-visit destination for travelers. With the support of DTCM and our owners Emirates, we will continue to succeed and will always strive to exceed expectations.”
The hotel’s 16 room Saray Spa also earned a coveted World Luxury Spa Award, and its meetings and events offerings continue to garner praise among industry experts. As the only hotel in the UAE that can host 1,000 delegates or more, the Dubai hotel has been named Dubai’s Leading Conference Hotel, Best Function Hotel and among the best business hotels in the world, due to its impressive and inspired downtown event space, restaurants and unique incentives.
2017 Awards & Accolades
- Shortlist – Best Carnivore Brunch 2017 – Prime68
- Food & Travel Arabia – Best Classic Asian Restaurant 2017 – Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar
- Food & Travel Arabia – Best Steakhouse & Grill 2017 – Prime68
- Time Out Awards – Highly Commended Indian 2017 – Rang Mahal By Atul Kochhar
- Time Out Awards – Highly Commended Afternoon Tea 2017– La Farine
- Time Out Awards – Highly Commended Thai Restaurant 2017- Tong Thai
- 2017 World Luxury Spa Awards – Best Male Spa, Saray Spa (to be announced in late July)
About the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
A 5-star property in Dubai, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel is a striking addition to an already spectacular city. As the world’s tallest hotel, the property boasts over 1,600 guest rooms and suites spread out across two towers and 72 spectacular floors. Guests enjoy panoramic city views from its luxury accommodations, all of which are outfitted with spa-like marble bathrooms, 46-inch LCD TVs, and plush bedding. Travelers can explore the hotel’s dazzling array of amenities, including its signature SARAY Spa and its state-of-the-art health and fitness center. Catering to travelers of all tastes, the property offers an array of diverse restaurants from which guests can explore the flavors of Dubai and beyond. Centrally located on the Dubai Water Canal, the hotel offers guests easy access to such notable attractions as the world-renowned Dubai Mall and the jaw-dropping Burj Khalifa, located just moments away.
CONTACT: JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Sheikh Zayed Road, Business Bay Dubai 121000 United Arab Emirates 971-4-4140000 http://www.marriott.com/