Middle East Nominees 2009

Middle East nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Middle East nominees of the 16th annual World Travel Awards as*:

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

Air

Middle East's Leading Airline - Business Class 2009Qatar Airways
Emirates
Etihad Airways
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Middle East's Leading Airline - Economy Class 2009Emirates
Etihad Airways
Gulf Air
Qatar Airways
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Middle East's Leading Airline - First Class 2009Etihad Airways
Emirates
Gulf Air
Qatar Airways
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Middle East's Leading Airline 2009Etihad Airways
Emirates
Kuwait Airways
MEA - Middle East Airlines
Oman Air
Qatar Airways
Royal Jordanian
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Middle East's Leading Airline Inflight Entertainment 2009Emirates
Etihad Airways
Qatar Airways
Middle East's Leading Airline Rewards Programme 2009Gulf Air's Frequent flyer programme
Airmiles
Emirates - Skywards
Etihad Airways - Etihad Guest
Qatar Airways - Privilege Club
Middle East's Leading Airport 2009Dubai International Airport, Terminal 3
Abu Dhabi International Airport, United Arab Emirates
Bahrain Muharraq International Airport
Doha International Airport
Kuwait International Airport
Middle East's Leading Airport Lounge 2009Abu Dhabi - Etihad Airways
Doha - Qatar Airways
Emirates (Dubai)
Gulf Air @ Bahrain International Airport
Middle East's Leading Cabin Crew 2009Qatar Airways
Emirates
Etihad Airways
Gulf Air
Jazeera Airways
Kuwait Airways
MEA - Middle East Airlines
Middle East's Leading Low-Cost Airline 2009Air Arabia
Bahrain Air
flydubai
Jazeera Airways
Sama
Middle East's Leading Private Jet Charter 2009Royal Jet
Air Charter International
ExecuJet
Prestige Jet
VistaJet

Attraction

Middle East's Leading Water Park 2009Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Aqua Park Kuwait
Dreamland Aqua Park
WaterGate Park
Waves Aqua Park
Wild Wadi Waterpark
Wonderland

Car

Middle East's Leading Business Car Rental Company 2009Avis
Budget
Europcar
Hertz
Holiday Autos
Supreme Limousines
Thrifty
Middle East's Leading Car Rental Company 2009Europcar
Avis
Budget
Hertz
Holiday Autos
Supreme Limousines

Cruise

Middle East's Leading Cruise Line 2009Costa Cruises
Cunard Line
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
Silversea Cruises
The World Cruise (Residensea)
Middle East's Leading Cruise Port 2009Mina Rashid, Dubai
Jeddah Islamic Port, Saudi Arabia
Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Bahrain
Port of Aqaba, Jordan
Port Sultan Qaboos, Muscat, Oman
Salalah, Oman

Destination

Middle East's Leading Destination 2009Dubai
Abu Dhabi
Bahrain
Oman
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Middle East's Leading Destination Marketing Campaign 2009Abu Dhabi
Bahrain
Dubai
Egyptian
Jordan
Lebanon
Oman
Qatar
Middle East's Leading MICE Destination 2009Dubai
Abu Dhabi
Bahrain
Qatar
Middle East's Leading Tourist Attraction 2009Petra Jordan
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Burj Al Arab
Dubai Festival City
Persepolis Iran
Ski Dubai
The Dubai Mall, Dubai
The Palm Jumeirah - Nakheel
Wild Wadi Waterpark, Dubai
Middle East's Leading Tourist Board 2009Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing
Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority
Bahrain Tourism
Jordan Tourism Board
Ministry of Tourism, Syria
Oman
Qatar Tourism Authority
Sharjah Tourism Authority

General

Middle East's Leading Tourism Development Project 2009Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC)
Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital
Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi
Cairo Festival City - Al Futtaim
Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi - ADNEC
Culture Village - Dubai Properties
Desert Islands - TDIC
Dubai Towers - Sama Dubai
Salam - Bahrain Beach Resort & Spa - Sama Dubai
Taj Exotica - ETA Star
The Blue City, Oman - Blue City Development Company
The Heart of Europe - Kleindienst Group
The Palm Jumeirah - Nakheel
The Pearl - Qatar - United Development Company
The Wave Muscat - MAFI
Yas Island - Aldar

Hotels & Resorts

Middle East's Leading Airport Hotel 2009Moevenpick Hotel Bahrain
Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Dubai
Doha Marriott Hotel
Le Meridien Dubai
Millennuim Airport Hotel, Dubai
The Diplomat Radisson SAS Hotel Residence & Spa, Bahrain
Middle East's Leading Beach Resort 2009Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa
Al Hamra Fort Hotel and Beach Resort, United Arab Emirates
Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah
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
Mina A'Salam at Madinat Jumeirah
One & Only Royal Mirage
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort, Oman
Sheraton Coral Beach Hotel & Resort, Lebanon
The Chedi Muscat
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
Middle East's Leading Business Hotel 2009Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai
Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Dubai
Amman Marriott Hotel, Jordan
Crowne Plaza Hotel Dubai Festival City
Dusit Thani Dubai
Grand Hyatt Amman, Jordan
Grosvenor House Dubai
InterContinental Abu Dhabi
InterContinental Amman, Jordan
InterContinental Dubai Festival City
Le Meridien Amman, Jordan
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City
Shangri-La Hotel Dubai
The Address, Downtown Burj Dubai
The Fairmont Dubai
The Monarch Dubai
The Palace - The Old Town
The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Qatar
Middle East's Leading Conference Hotel 2009Grand Hyatt Dubai
Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Dubai
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
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 2009Emirates Palace
Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers
Crowne Plaza Hotel Dubai
Grand Hyatt Dubai
Grand Hyatt Muscat
InterContinental Abu Dhabi
Madinat Jumeirah
Park Hyatt Dubai
Raffles Dubai
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort, Oman
Sheraton Doha Convention Centre, Qatar
Middle East's Leading Corporate Resort 2009Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers
Grand Hyatt Dubai
Habtoor Grand Hotel Convention Center and Spa, Lebanon
InterContinental Abu Dhabi
InterContinental Doha
Le Royal Beirut
Park Hyatt Dubai
Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel
Middle East's Leading Family Resort 2009Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa - Al Aqah Beach
Al Hamra Fort Hotel and Beach Resort
Danat Resort Jebel Dhanna
Dubai Marine Resort, Dubai
Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea
Le Meridien Al Agah Beach Resort
Madinat Jumeirah
Movenpick Hotel & Resort Beirut
Movenpick Resort and Residence aqaba
Middle East's Leading Golf Resort 2009Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai
Arizona Golf Resort, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Park Hyatt Dubai
The Montgomerie Dubai Club House
Middle East's Leading Hotel 2009Burj Al Arab, Dubai
Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel
Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Crowne Plaza Hotel Dubai Festival City
Desert Palm Dubai
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Four Seasons Hotel Amman, Jordan
Four Seasons Hotel Doha, Qatar
InterContinental Abu Dhabi
InterContinental Al Bustan Palace Muscat, Oman
InterContinental Dubai
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
Raffles Dubai
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort, Oman
Taj Palace Hotel Dubai
The Address, Downtown Burj 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 2009Rotana Hotels
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Jumeirah
Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts
Middle East's Leading Hotel Suite 2009Monarch 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
The Bridge Suite, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Middle East's Leading New Hotel 2009The Address, Downtown Burj Dubai
Angsana Dubai
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Crowne Plaza Hotel Dubai Festival City
InterContinental Dubai Festival City
Le Méridien Towers Makkah
Moevenpick al Bidaa, Kuwait
Rosewood Corniche
Shangri-La Abu Dhabi
Sharq Village and Spa
Six Senses Hideaway Zighy Bay
The Monarch Dubai
Middle East's Leading Resort 2009Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah
Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Desert Islands Resort and Spa
Desert Palm Dubai
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Hilton Fujairah Resort
Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai
Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
Kempinski Hotel Ajman, UAE
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai
Mina A'Salam at Madinat Jumeirah
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
Six Senses Hideaway Zighy Bay
The Chedi Muscat, Oman
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa
The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

Meetings & Conventions

Middle East's Leading Conference Centre 2009Dubai World Trade Centre
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Sheraton Doha Convention Centre, Qatar
Middle East's Leading Exhibition & Convention Centre 2009Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Bahrain International Exhibition Centre
Beirut International Exhibition and Leisure Center
Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre
Expo Centre Sharjah
Kuwait International Fair
Middle East's Leading Travel Exhibition 2009Arabian Travel Market
Bahrain International Travel Expo
Business Travel Show Dubai
GIBTM
Kuwait World Travel Expo

Other

Middle East's Leading Golf Course 2009Four Seasons Golf Club Dubai Festival City
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club
Emirates Golf Club
Jebel Ali Golf Golf Course
The Montgomerie
Middle East's Leading Marina 2009Dubai Marina
Dubai Festival City
Pearl of Qatar
Umm Al Quwain Marina
Middle East's Leading Overseas Development Company 2009Nakheel Hotels
Al-Futtaim Real Estate
Dubai World Africa
Emaar Hospitality Group
IFA Hotels & Resorts FZ LLC.
Kingdom Hotel Investments
Mubadala

Spa

Middle East's Leading Spa Resort 2009Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai
Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai
Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah
Desert Palm Dubai
InterContinental Mountain Resort & Spa Mzaar, Lebanon
Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai
Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort, Oman
The Chedi Muscat, Oman
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Middle East's Leading Business Travel Agency 2009Safar Travel & Tourism
Airlink International U.A.E
Dnata, Dubai
Kanoo Travel
Omeir Travel agency, Abu Dhabi
Orient Tours
Overseas Travel Bureau, Qatar
Regency Travel & Tours, Qatar
Sharaftravel
SNTTA - Sharjah National Travel & Tourist Agency
Middle East's Leading Travel Agency 2009Regency Travel & Tours, Qatar
Al Rais Travel
Alshamel Travel
Amiral Tours & Travel, Jordan
Dnata, Dubai
Emirates Holidays
Orient Tours
Salem Travel Agency, Abu Dhabi
Sharaftravel
SNTTA - Sharjah National Travel & Tourist Agency
Middle East's Leading Travel Management Company 2009Dnata, Dubai
Al Futtaim Travel, Dubai
Alshamel Travel
Amex
Arabian Tours
Attar Travel, Saudi Arabia
Kanoo Travel
Orient Tours
Regency Travel & Tours, Qatar

Travel Technology

Middle East's Leading Airline Website 2009Etihad Airways
Emirates
Gulf Air
Qatar Airways
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Middle East's Leading Travel Technology Provider 2009Illusions Online
Amadeus
EmQuest
Galileo by Travelport
ISO Travel Solutions
TechTuners Software & Services

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