JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, the flagship 5-star Dubai property of JA Resorts & Hotels, has won a prestigious World Travel Award in the category of ‘World’s Leading Family Resort’ in New Delhi last night at the Grand Final of the 2012 World Travel Awards. Further to this, sister property, JA Oasis Beach Tower, based only 15 minutes along the Dubai coastline from the resort, has been awarded ‘World's Leading Serviced Apartment Hotel’.
Whilst JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort scoops up the family award for the 2nd year in a row, JA Oasis Beach Tower is new to the World Travel Awards, although has been awarded ‘Middle East's Leading Hotel Apartments’ for three years in a row.
Graham E. Cooke, President & Founder, World Travel Awards, said: “JA Resorts & Hotels has enjoyed another fruitful year as the group continues to develop its range of products and its gracious brand of hospitality. We congratulate its flagship property, JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, for winning ‘World’s Leading Family Resort’, as well as JA Oasis Beach Tower for being voted ‘World’s Leading Serviced Apartment Hotel’ at World Travel Awards Grand Final Ceremony 2012."
JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort is still reveling in the delight of their recent award win at the UK and Ireland Travel Agent Choice Award’s last month, where they were awarded ‘World’s Best Resort/Hotel for Families in 2011’.
Fredrik Reinisch, General Manager of JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort said “It is a true honour to receive an award that so accurately mirrors our goals and ambitions. We’ve undertaken numerous changes over the past 18 months, all aimed at improving our family offering. To receive the award for a second year, is a true testament to the team, our guests and Dubai in general. We pride ourselves on being a family resort and are delighted to receive the most celebrated award in the travel industry.”
William Harley-Fleming, General Manager of JA Oasis Beach Tower attended the awards last night and said “We pride ourselves on offering luxurious apartment living, right in the heart of Dubai and are constantly reinventing the offering in order to push the boundaries of travel excellence. We take it upon ourselves to exceed the expectations of the discerning luxury traveler and this award recognises the efforts made by the entire team at JA Oasis Beach Tower”.
JA Oasis Beach Tower is a sophisticated beachfront property with its iconic exterior, features 180 luxury serviced and self-catering apartments. The spacious apartments each have a fully equipped kitchen, living room and dining area plus 2, 3 or 4 ensuite bedrooms as well as views over the Palm Jumeirah and Arabian Gulf.
David Thomson, Chief Operating Officer of JA Resorts & Hotels said “World Travel Awards is the highest global recognition in the travel industry and we’re thrilled that two of our properties made their mark at the Grand Final last night. It is a true honour to be recognised so highly and I know Fredrik and William look forward to celebrating this success with their teams”.
JA Resorts & Hotels is a company steeped in tradition with over 30 years of experience in the hospitality market managing resorts and hotels. With headquarters in Dubai, UAE, they own and/or operate a number of different properties in the Emirates with plans to open two new properties in the next six months.