Rotana scoops more prestigious awards


Rotana acquired a total of three awards during the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018, which took place in Lisbon, Portugal.

For the fifth year in a row, both Rotana and its flagship property, Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, secured the prestigious title of the ‘World’s Leading Business Hotel Brand 2018’ and the ‘World’s Leading Corporate Resort 2018’ respectively.

Adding to this, the hospitality giant’s newest resort in the UAE capital, Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas, acquired the ‘World’s Leading New Resort and Villas’ 2018 title.

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Thrilled with the achievement, acting president and CEO, Rotana, Guy Hutchinson said: “Winning these three prestigious awards at the World Travel Awards is a huge honour for the team and will serve as a great source of motivation for us to continue delivering on our core values. A deep commitment to genuine hospitality is at the heart of everything we do at Rotana and these accolades are a strong reflection of our passion to create truly treasured experiences for our guests, colleagues and partners. We are deeply thankful for the trust and confidence they have placed in the Rotana brand over the years.”

Throughout 2018, Rotana acquired a long list of accolades. As well as the three most recent awards, the hospitality company scooped 16 awards at the World Travel Awards ME; was crowned ‘Best Hotel Brand in the Middle East’ during the Business Traveller Middle East Awards; and was named ‘Company of the Year’ at Gulf Business Awards as well as ‘Best Business Hotel Chain in the Middle East’ at the UK’s Business Traveller Awards.

Last year Rotana added 10 properties to its already impressive portfolio, with new hotels in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Jeddah, Riyadh and Istanbul. The company also signed for its first-ever hotels in Zambia and Kenya.