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Middle East Nominees 2008

Middle East nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Middle East nominees of the 15th annual World Travel Awards as*:

* Winners are listed first. All other nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

Middle East's Leading Airline - Business Class 2008Qatar Airways
Emirates
Etihad Airways
Gulf Air
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Middle East's Leading Airline - Economy Class 2008Emirates
Etihad Airways
Gulf Air
Qatar Airways
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Middle East's Leading Airline - First Class 2008Etihad Airways
Emirates
Gulf Air
Qatar Airways
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Middle East's Leading Airline 2008Etihad Airways
Emirates
Gulf Air
Kuwait Airways
MEA - Middle East Airlines
Qatar Airways
Royal Jordanian
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Middle East's Leading Airline Inflight Entertainment 2008Emirates
Etihad Airways
Gulf Air
Qatar Airways
Middle East's Leading Airport 2008Dubai International Airport
Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE
Bahrain Muharraq International Airport
Doha International Airport
Kuwait International Airport
Middle East's Leading Airport Lounge 2008Qatar Airways
Emirates (Dubai)
Etihad Airways
Gulf Air @ Bahrain International Airport
Middle East's Leading Cabin Crew 2008Emirates
Etihad Airways
Gulf Air
Qatar Airways
Middle East's Leading Low-Cost Airline 2008Air Arabia
Bahrain Air
Jazeera Airways
Sama
Middle East's Leading Private Jet Charter 2008Royal Jet
ExecuJet
Grand Aviation Dubai
Prestige Jet

Car

Middle East's Leading Car Rental Company 2008Europcar
Avis
Budget
Hertz
Holiday Autos

Cruise

Middle East's Leading Cruise Line 2008Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Amadeus Waterways
Costa Cruises
Cunard Line
Princess Cruises
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
Silversea Cruises
Middle East's Leading Cruise Port 2008Mina Rashid, Dubai
Port of Aqaba, Jordan
Port Sultan Qaboos, Muscat, Oman
Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt

Destination

Middle East's Leading Destination 2008Dubai
Abu Dhabi
Bahrain
Oman
Qatar
Middle East's Leading MICE Destination 2008Dubai
Abu Dhabi
Bahrain
Qatar
Middle East's Leading Tourist Board 2008Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing
Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority
Jordan Tourism Board
Ministry of Tourism, Syria
Qatar Tourism Authority

General

Middle East's Leading Tourism Development Project 2008The Palm Jumeirah - Nakheel
Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi
Dubai Towers - Sama Dubai
Dubai Waterfront - Nakheel
Dubailand - Dubai Land
Nujoom Islands Project, Sharjah - Al Hanoo Holding
Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Salam - Bahrain Beach Resort & Spa - Sama Dubai
The Pearl - Qatar - United Development Company
The Wave Muscat - MAFI
Yas Island - Aldar

Hotels & Resorts

Middle East's Leading Airport Hotel 2008Millennuim Airport Hotel, Dubai
Doha Marriott Hotel
Le Meridien Dubai
Moevenpick Hotel Bahrain
The Diplomat Radisson SAS Hotel Residence & Spa, Bahrain
Middle East's Leading Beach Resort 2008Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa
Al Hamra Fort Hotel and Beach Resort, UAE
Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers, Abu Dhabi
Danat Resort Jebel Dhanna, Abu Dhabi
InterContinental Al Bustan Palace Muscat, Oman
Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai
Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah
One & Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort, Oman
Sheraton Coral Beach Hotel & Resort, Lebanon
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
Middle East's Leading Business Hotel 2008Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai
Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Dubai
Amman Marriott Hotel, Jordan
Burj Al Arab, Dubai
Dusit Thani Dubai
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Grand Hyatt Amman, Jordan
Grosvenor House Dubai
InterContinental Abu Dhabi
InterContinental Amman (Jordan)
Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai
Le Meridien Amman, Jordan
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
The Fairmont Dubai
The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Qatar
Middle East's Leading Conference Hotel 2008Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Dubai
Grand Hyatt Dubai
InterContinental Abu Dhabi
InterContinental Amman (Jordan)
Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai
Le Meridien Amman, Jordan
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Radisson SAS Hotel Dubai Deira Creek
Sheraton Doha Hotel & Resort, Qatar
The Fairmont Dubai
The Gulf Hotel Bahrain
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
Middle East's Leading Conference Resort 2008Park Hyatt Dubai
Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers
Crowne Plaza Hotel Dubai
Emirates Palace
Grand Hyatt Dubai
Grand Hyatt Muscat
InterContinental Abu Dhabi
Raffles Dubai
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort, Oman
Sheraton Doha Convention Centre, Qatar
Middle East's Leading Family Resort 2008Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa - Al Aqah Beach
Al Hamra Fort Hotel and Beach Resort
Danat Resort Jebel Dhanna
Dubai Marine Resort, Dubai
Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea
Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai
Le Meridien Al Agah Beach Resort
Madinat Jumeirah
Movenpick Hotel & Resort Beirut
Movenpick Resort and Residence aqaba
Park Hyatt Dubai
Radisson SAS Resort Hotel Sharjah
Middle East's Leading Golf Resort 2008Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai
Al Hamra Fort Hotel and Beach Resort
Park Hyatt Dubai
The Montgomerie Dubai Club House
Middle East's Leading Green Hotel 2008Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai
Amman Marriott Hotel, Jordan
Banyan Tree Al Areen, Bahrain
Middle East's Leading Hotel 2008Burj Al Arab, Dubai
Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel
Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Four Seasons Hotel Amman, Jordan
Four Seasons Hotel Doha, Qatar
InterContinental Abu Dhabi
InterContinental Al Bustan Palace Muscat, Oman
Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai
Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai
Madina Oberoi, Saudi Arabia
Millennium Hotel Abu Dhabi
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Taj Palace Hotel Dubai
The Chedi Muscat, Oman
The Fairmont Dubai
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa
The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Qatar
Middle East's Leading Hotel Brand 2008Rotana Hotels
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Jumeirah
Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts
Middle East's Leading Hotel Suite 2008Monarch Suite, The Monarch Dubai
Amiri Suite, The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Qatar
Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai
Palace Suite, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Penthouse, Grosvenor House, Dubai
Presidential Suite, Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah
Royal Suite, Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel
Royal Suite, Burj Al Arab
Royal Suite, Four Seasons Hotel Doha, Qatar
Royal Suite, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai
Royal Suite, One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Royal Suite, The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa
Middle East's Leading Leisure Hotel 2008Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai
Al Manshar Rotana Hotel
Hilton Salalah
InterContinental Dubai
JW Marriott Hotel Kuwait City
Le Royal Beirut
Le Royal Hotel Amman
Raffles Dubai
Sharq Village and Spa
Middle East's Leading New Hotel 2008The Monarch Dubai
Al Manshar Rotana Hotel
Al Manzil Hotel
Angsana Dubai
InterContinental Dubai Festival City
Le Méridien Towers Makkah
Moevenpick al Bidaa, Kuwait
Raffles Dubai
Rosewood Corniche
Shangri-La Abu Dhabi
Sharq Village and Spa
Six Senses Hideaway Zighy Bay
Middle East's Leading Resort 2008Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai
Desert Palm Dubai
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Hilton Fujairah Resort
Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai
Kempinski Hotel Ajman, UAE
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort, Oman
Sheraton Abu Dhabi Resort & Towers, Abu Dhabi
Sheraton Coral Beach Hotel & Resort, Lebanon
Sheraton Doha Hotel & Resort, Qatar
The Chedi Muscat, Oman
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa

Meetings & Conventions

Middle East's Leading Conference Centre 2008Dubai World Trade Centre
Abu Dhabi Conference and Exhibition Centre, UAE
Gulf International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Bahrain
Sheraton Doha Convention Centre, Qatar

Other

Middle East's Leading Marina 2008Anchor Marina, Dubai
Al Seef, Dubai
Pearl of Qatar
Port Ghalib, Egypt
Porto Arabia, Qatar
Middle East's Leading Overseas Development Company 2008IFA Hotels & Resorts FZ LLC.
Dubai World Africa
Emaar
Kingdom Hotel Investments
Nakheel Hotels

Spa

Middle East's Leading Spa Resort 2008Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai
Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai
Desert Palm Dubai
InterContinental Mountain Resort & Spa Mzaar, Lebanon
Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai
Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
The Chedi Muscat, Oman
The Fairmont Dubai
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Middle East's Leading Business Travel Agency 2008Kanoo Travel
Airlink International U.A.E
Dnata, Dubai
Omeir Travel agency, Abu Dhabi
Overseas Travel Bureau, Qatar
Regency Travel & Tours, Qatar
Sharaftravel
SNTTA - Sharjah National Travel & Tourist Agency
Middle East's Leading Travel Agency 2008Regency Travel & Tours, Qatar
Al Rais Travel
Alshamel Travel
Amiral Tours & Travel, Jordan
Dnata, Dubai
Salem Travel Agency, Abu Dhabi
Sharaftravel
SNTTA - Sharjah National Travel & Tourist Agency
Middle East's Leading Travel Management Company 2008Dnata, Dubai
Al Futtaim Travel, Dubai
Alshamel Travel
Amex
Attar Travel, Saudi Arabia
Kanoo Travel
Regency Travel & Tours, Qatar

Travel Technology

Middle East's Leading Airline Website 2008Etihad Airways
Emirates
Gulf Air
Qatar Airways
Saudi Arabian Airlines

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