Jebel Ali named best resort in Middle East
The Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, a member of “The Leading Hotels of the World”, has been named the Best Golf Resort in the Middle East at the prestigious World Travel Awards.
The luxurious five-star resort, popular with pros such as Tiger Woods and Ernie Els, was also named Best Golf Resort in Dubai .
Among the resorts exceptional facilities is its championship-standard golf course which has hosted a number of internationally recognised competitions and had its greens played on by most of the world's best golfers.
David Thomson, General Manager Corporate Affairs of Jebel Ali International Hotels, said: “With such an excellent golf operation at the Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa under the guidance of our Director of Golf James Williams, it is not difficult to understand how tens of thousands of travel professionals reached their decision. The Resort Course is famed for its excellent condition year-round and together with a host of luxury accommodation, first class facilities and dining outlets, the Resort has truly established itself as an exceptional property.”
Situated on the golden shores of the Arabian Gulf, the Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa is a 128-acre haven known as Dubai 's Only True Resort. In addition to the palm-lined private beach and three temperature-controlled swimming pools, the Resort also features a 9-hole championship standard golf course with golf academy, 80-berth marina, riding stables, a variety of different restaurants and bars, an Olympic-standard shooting club and The Spa, a purpose-built wellness facility overlooking the beach. With sea facing suites and junior suites offering stunning views from spacious balconies and terraces, the Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa is truly a paradise for the discerning luxury traveller who enjoys privacy, personalised service and complete relaxation.
Graham E. Cooke, President of the World Travel Awards congratulated the Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa on being voted “The Best” by travel professionals worldwide and added that the Middle East & Africa voting campaign reached a total of 167,000 travel professionals worldwide, including more than 110,000 travel agents.
October 9, 2007