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Middle East Nominees 2013

Middle East nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Middle East nominees of the 20th annual World Travel Awards as*:

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

Air

Middle East's Leading Airline - Business Class 2013Emirates
Etihad Airways
Oman Air
Qatar Airways
Royal Jordanian
Saudia
Middle East's Leading Airline - Economy Class 2013Oman Air
Emirates
Etihad Airways
Qatar Airways
Saudia
Middle East's Leading Airline - First Class 2013Etihad Airways
Emirates
Oman Air
Qatar Airways
Saudia
Middle East's Leading Airline 2013Etihad Airways
Emirates
Kuwait Airways
Oman Air
Qatar Airways
Royal Jordanian
Saudia
Middle East's Leading Airline Rewards Programme 2013Emirates - Skywards
Etihad Guest
Gulf Air's Falconflyer programme
Oman Air - Sinbad
Qatar Airways - Privilege Club
Royal Jordanian - Royal Plus
Saudia - Alfursan
Middle East's Leading Airport 2013Dubai International Airport
Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE
Bahrain Muharraq International Airport
Doha International Airport, Qatar
Kuwait International Airport
Middle East's Leading Airport Lounge 2013Doha - Qatar Airways
Emirates First Class Lounge @ Emirates Terminal 3, Dubai International Airport
Etihad Airways First Class Lounge & Spa @ Abu Dhabi International Airport
Gulf Air Falcon Gold Lounge @ Bahrain International Airport
Middle East's Leading Cabin Crew 2013Etihad Airways
Emirates
Jazeera Airways
MEA - Middle East Airlines
Qatar Airways
Middle East's Leading Low-Cost Airline 2013flydubai
Air Arabia
Bahrain Air
Jazeera Airways
RAK Airways
Middle East's Leading Private Jet Charter 2013Royal Jet
Air Charter International
Al Jaber Aviation - AJA
Chocks Away Air Charter
ExecuJet
Prestige Jet

Attraction

Middle East's Leading Tourist Attraction 2013Yas Waterworld, Abu Dhabi
Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE
Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Katara Cultural Village, Qatar
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi
Ski Dubai, UAE
Wild Wadi Waterpark, Dubai, UAE

Car

Middle East's Leading Business Car Rental Company 2013Avis
Budget
Europcar
Hertz
Sixt
Thrifty
Middle East's Leading Car Rental Company 2013Europcar
Avis
Budget
Hertz
Sixt
Middle East's Leading Chauffeur Company 2013Al Farrad Car Rental Company
APEX
Le Tour Dubai
Mystique Luxury Car Transportation
Prime Limousine

Cruise

Middle East's Leading Cruise Line 2013Royal Caribbean International
Cunard Line
Silversea Cruises
The World
Middle East's Leading Cruise Port 2013Mina Rashid, Dubai
Doha Port, Qatar
Jeddah Islamic Port, Saudi Arabia
Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Bahrain
Port of Aqaba, Jordan
Port Sultan Qaboos, Muscat, Oman

Destination

Middle East's Leading Beach Destination 2013Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
AlQurm beach, Oman
Jumeirah beach, Dubai, UAE
Katara beach, Doha, Qatar
Messila beach, Kuwait
Middle East's Leading Business Travel Destination 2013Doha, Qatar
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Amman, Jordan
Beirut, Lebanon
Dubai, UAE
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Manama, Bahrain
Muscat, Oman
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Middle East's Leading Destination 2013Dubai, UAE
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Bahrain
Oman
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Middle East's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2013Abu Dhabi, UAE
Doha, Qatar
Dubai, UAE
Middle East's Leading Tourist Board 2013Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority
Bahrain Tourism
Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing
Jordan Tourism Board
Oman
Qatar Tourism Authority
Sharjah Tourism Authority, UAE

General

Middle East's Leading Tourism Development Project 2013Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
ALDAR Developments
Katara Cultural Village, Qatar
Nakheel
Sharq Village & Spa
Middle East's Responsible Tourism Award 2013Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, UAE
National Ferries Company, Oman

Hotels & Resorts

Middle East's Leading Airport Hotel 2013Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, UAE
Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Dubai, UAE
Doha Marriott Hotel, Qatar
Dubai International Hotel, UAE
Le Meridien Dubai, UAE
Movenpick Hotel Beirut, Lebanon
Oryx Rotana Doha, Qatar
Middle East's Leading All Suite Hotel 2013Burj Al Arab, Dubai, UAE
BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana - Dubai, UAE
Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha, Qatar
Tamani Hotel Marina, Dubai, UAE
Middle East's Leading Beach Resort 2013Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE
Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, UAE
Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Dubai, UAE
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Dubai, UAE
One&Only The Palm, Dubai, UAE
The Chedi Muscat, Oman
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, UAE
Middle East's Leading Boutique Hotel 2013Al Mashreq Boutique Hotel, Saudi Arabia
35 Rooms Beirut
Arumaila Boutique Hotel, Doha, Qatar
Byblo Sur Mer, Lebanon
Desert Palm Dubai, UAE
Hotel Albergo, Lebanon
Qasr Al Sharq, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Saudi Arabia
The Address Montgomerie Dubai, UAE
Middle East's Leading Business Hotel 2013Grosvenor House Dubai, UAE
Al Bustan Rotana - Dubai, UAE
Amman Marriott Hotel, Jordan
Armani Hotel Dubai, UAE
Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dusit Thani Dubai, UAE
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi, UAE
InterContinental Abu Dhabi, UAE
InterContinental Dubai Festival City, UAE
Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, UAE
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Taj Palace Dubai, UAE
The Address Downtown Dubai, UAE
The Fairmont Dubai, UAE
The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Qatar
W Doha Hotel & Residences, Qatar
Middle East's Leading City Hotel 2013Al Bustan Rotana - Dubai, UAE
Al Murooj Rotana, Dubai, UAE
Four Seasons Hotel Doha, Qatar
InterContinental Dubai - Festival City, UAE
Le Royal Amman, Jordan
Le Royal Hotels & Resorts - Beirut
Raffles Dubai, UAE
The Address Downtown Dubai, UAE
The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Qatar
Middle East's Leading Conference Hotel 2013Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Al Bustan Rotana Dubai, UAE
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Grand Hyatt Dubai, UAE
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, UAE
Millenium Abu Dhabi, UAE
Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, Qatar
The Address Dubai Marina, UAE
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, UAE
Middle East's Leading Corporate Resort 2013Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Grand Hyatt Dubai, UAE
Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand, Lebanon
InterContinental Abu Dhabi, UAE
Park Hyatt Dubai, UAE
Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, Qatar
Middle East's Leading Desert Resort 2013Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE
Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE
Banyan Tree Al Wadi, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Tilal Liwa Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Middle East's Leading Family Resort 2013Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Dubai, UAE
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, UAE
Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort, Dubai, UAE
Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa - Al Aqah Beach, UAE
Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, Jordan
Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana Abu Dhabi, UAE
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah, UAE
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Movenpick Resort Tala Bay Aqaba, Jordan
Middle East's Leading Golf Resort 2013The Address Montgomerie Dubai
Arizona Golf Resort, Saudi Arabia
Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Dubai, UAE
Park Hyatt Dubai, UAE
The Wave, Oman
The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, UAE
Middle East's Leading Hospitality Development Company 2013Emaar Hospitality Group
IFA Hotels & Resorts
Kingdom Hotel Investments
Nakheel
Middle East's Leading Hotel 2013Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Al Faisaliah Hotel, Saudi Arabia
Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Armani Hotel Dubai, UAE
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, UAE
Burj Al Arab, Dubai, UAE
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, UAE
Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE
Makkah Clock Royal Tower – A Fairmont Hotel, Saudi Arabia
One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai, UAE
Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman
The Chedi Muscat, Oman
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, UAE
The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Qatar
The St. Regis Doha, Qatar
Middle East's Leading Hotel Brand 2013Rotana Hotels
Dusit International
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Jumeirah
Kempinski Hotels & Resorts
Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Middle East's Leading Hotel Dining & Entertainment Experience 2013La Cigale Hotel, Qatar
Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Grand Hyatt Dubai, UAE
Grand Hyatt Muscat, Oman
Hyatt Regency Dubai, UAE
The Fairmont Dubai, UAE
Middle East's Leading Hotel Residences 2013W Doha Hotel & Residences, Qatar
Grand Hyatt Doha Residences, Qatar
Grosvenor House Dubai, UAE
Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha, Qatar
Middle East's Leading Hotel Suite 2013Palace Suite at Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Amiri Suite, The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Qatar
Presidential Suite, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, UAE
Royal Etihad Suite at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Royal Suite at Burj Al Arab, Dubai, UAE
Royal Suite at Grosvenor House Dubai, UAE
Royal Suite, Al Faisaliah, Saudi Arabia
Royal Suite, Four Seasons Hotel Doha, Qatar
Royal Suite, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, UAE
Royal Suite, One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai, UAE
Royal Suite, The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa, Bahrain
Signature Spa Suite Fountain, The Address Downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates  
The Royal Bridge Suite, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, UAE
Middle East's Leading Leisure Hotel 2013Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai
Hilton Salalah, Oman
JW Marriott Hotel Kuwait City
Le Royal Hotels & Resorts - Amman
Le Royal Hotels & Resorts - Beirut
Raffles Dubai
Middle East's Leading Lifestyle Hotel 2013W Doha Hotel & Residences, Qatar
Armani Hotel Dubai, UAE
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE
La Cigale Hotel, Qatar
Le Royal Hotels & Resorts - Beirut
The Address Dubai Mall, UAE
Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, UAE
Middle East's Leading Lifestyle Resort 2013Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Four Seasons Hotel Doha
Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai
Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman
Middle East's Leading Luxury City Hotel 2013Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel, Saudi Arabia
Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Oman
Armani Hotel Dubai, UAE
Burj Al Arab, Dubai, UAE
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Four Seasons Hotel Doha, Qatar
The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa, Bahrain
The St. Regis Doha, Qatar
Middle East's Leading Luxury Hotel 2013Raffles Makkah Palace
Armani Hotel Dubai
Burj Al Arab
Emirates Palace
One&Only The Palm, Dubai
Rosewood Corniche
The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh
Middle East's Leading Luxury Hotel Apartments 2013Arjaan by Rotana Dubai Media City, UAE
Grand Millennium Dubai, UAE
Oasis Beach Tower, Dubai, UAE
Park Arjaan by Rotana Abu Dhabi, UAE
Middle East's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2013Beach Royal Residences at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Al Rimal Deluxe Pool Villa at Banyan Tree Al Wadi
Anantara Luxury Pool Villa at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort
Beachfront Villa at Grand Hyatt Doha
Garden Villa at One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Royal Malakiya Villa at Malakiya Villas, Dubai
Royal Villa at Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah
Royal Villa at Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi
Spa Pool Villa Suite Beachfront at Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman
Middle East's Leading New Hotel 2013JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, UAE
Amari Doha, Qatar
Fairmont The Palm, Dubai, UAE
Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand, Lebanon
Hilton Doha, Qatar
Hilton Sharjah, UAE
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Dubai, UAE
Ocean View Hotel, Dubai, UAE
Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel, UAE
Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, UAE
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, UAE
Middle East's Leading Resort 2013Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, UAE
Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE
Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Hilton Fujairah Resort, Fujairah
Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Dubai, UAE
Kempinski Hotel Ajman, UAE
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah, UAE
Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai, UAE
Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman
The Chedi Muscat, Oman
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, UAE
The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Middle East's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2013Frasers Hospitality
JA Resort & Hotels
Oakwood
The Ascott Limited
Middle East's Leading Serviced Apartments 2013Oasis Beach Tower, Dubai, UAE
Ascott Doha, Qatar
Ascott Park Place Dubai, UAE
Fraser Suites, Bahrain
Somerset West Bay Doha, Qatar
Middle East's Leading Sports Resort 2013The Meydan Hotel, Dubai
Aspire Zone, Qatar
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Dubai, UAE
Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, UAE
Middle East's Most Romantic Resort 2013One&Only The Palm, Dubai, UAE
Desert Palm Dubai, UAE
One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai, UAE
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman
The Chedi Muscat, Oman

Meetings & Conventions

Middle East's Leading Exhibition & Convention Centre 2013Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre - ADNEC, UAE
Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre (BIECC)
Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE
Qatar National Convention Centre

Spa

Middle East's Leading Desert Spa Resort 2013Banyan Tree Al Wadi, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE
Golden Tulip Khatt Springs Resort & Spa, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa, UAE
Middle East's Leading Spa 2013Talise Ottoman Spa at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Anantara Spa at Emirates Palace
Assawan Spa & Health Club at Burj Al Arab
Six Senses Spa at Sharq Village
Six Senses Spa at Zighy Bay, Oman
The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Riyadh
Middle East's Leading Spa Resort 2013Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE
Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE
Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
Armani Hotel Dubai, UAE
Burj Al Arab, Dubai, UAE
InterContinental Mountain Resort & Spa Mzaar, Lebanon
Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Dubai, UAE
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Dubai, UAE
One&Only The Palm, Dubai, UAE
The Chedi Muscat, Oman
The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Middle East's Leading Business Travel Agency 2013dnata
Kanoo Travel
Omeir Travel Agency, UAE
Regency Travel & Tours, Qatar
Safar Travel & Tourism
Middle East's Leading Tour Operator 2013dnata
Arabian Adventures
Emirates Holidays
Regency Travel & Tours, Qatar
Zahara Tours
Middle East's Leading Travel Agency 2013Regency Travel & Tours, Qatar
Al Rais Holidays
Alshamel Travel
Dnata, UAE
Salem Travel Agency,United Arab Emirates
Middle East's Leading Travel Management Company 2013FCm Travel Solutions
Al Futtaim Travel, UAE
Dnata, UAE
Kanoo Travel
Regency Travel & Tours, Qatar

Travel Technology

Middle East's Leading Airline Website 2013Emirates
Etihad Airways
Gulf Air
Qatar Airways
Saudia
Middle East's Leading Travel Technology Provider 2013Illusions Online
Amadeus
EmQuest
Galileo by Travelport
ISO Travel Solutions

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