Rotana named ‘Company of the Year’ at Gulf Business Awards 2018


Leading hotel management company, Rotana, has been honoured with the ‘Company of the Year’ title at the Gulf Business Awards 2018.

Chief operating officer, Rotana, Guy Hutchinson accepted the award on behalf of the group at a ceremony held in Dubai on September 10. The celebration featured a gala dinner and stalwarts in different industries and sectors in the region.

Rotana was presented with the accolade upon selection by an expert panel of judges, comprising renowned business leaders and journalists. The jury also incorporated a public vote, demonstrating the success of the company’s efforts to deliver on its promise of ‘Treasured Time’ for its guests.

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“I am delighted to accept this coveted honour on behalf of all my colleagues at Rotana,” enthused Hutchinson. “We are thankful to the jury for having recognised our industry-leading performance and our continuous pursuit of perfection in our service offerings. I would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our guests and stakeholders for putting their trust in our brand and continuing to inspire us to create unique hospitality experiences.”

He went on to share that the group will remain committed to building on its achievements to introduce genuine guest experiences, while staying true to its core values that have made Rotana the leading brand it is today.

The Gulf Business Awards 2018 recognition adds to Rotana’s long list of key local and international accolades the company has received to date. In 2018 alone, Rotana won 17 awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East and the Business Traveller Middle East Awards.

Rotana currently operates 64 properties across 13 countries in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, and has planned an impressive hotel pipeline of 42 properties in different markets.