Bab Al Shams Desert Resort recognised as ‘Middle East’s Leading Desert Resort’

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort

Dubai’s Bab Al Shams Desert Resort has achieved the title of ‘Middle East’s Leading Desert Resort’ at the 2020 World Travel Awards.

This win adds to the desert resort’s already impressive award bank and further epitomises the brand’s multidimensional approach to luxury, service and experiences.

Nestled amidst the low-lying dunes of Al Qudra, Bab Al Shams is a beautiful desert resort landscaped among tranquil pools and gardens. Drawing inspiration from Arabian architecture, the resort welcomes guests to experience a myriad of dining, leisure and cultural experiences that are perfect for every kind of traveller.


Since it’s reopening in July, Meydan Hotels devised its ‘Meydan Safety and Cleanliness Commitment Program’, rolled out across all hotels in the portfolio, including Bab Al Shams Desert Resort. The programme has seen the introduction of a hygiene and wellbeing leader dedicated to implementing and maintaining new health and hygiene measures. The hotel has also received the prestigious Bureau Veritas’ Safeguard label – an international certification body ensuring conformity to the highest hygiene standards throughout the hotel.

On the major win, the property’s hotel manager, Ziad Sleiman commented: “We are thrilled to receive such a prestigious accolade for a seventh year in a row. We take a lot of pride in our passion for exemplary service and we look forward to serving guests and fans of Bab Al Shams even better in the future.”