Dubai wins 'World's Leading Destination' for the third year running at the World Travel Awards
And there were plenty of Dubai hotel winners too...
It was the annual World Travel Awards this week and as usual Dubai did an excellent job of representing. Dubai beat off competition from the likes of London, Las Vegas and Sydney to retain the crown for 'World's Leading Destination' for the third year running. Dubai also won the 'Middle East's Leading Destination' category for the fifth year in a row and 'The Middle East's leading Tourist board' for the second year running.
Many Dubai-based hotels were amongst the winners at the international awards held in Morocco. Here's a rundown of some of Dubai's best, with amazing Instagram pictures of course...
World's Leading Beach Resort: Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa
World's Leading Business Hotel: Grosvenor House Dubai
World's Leading Desert Resort: Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
World's Leading Apartment Hotel: JA Oasis Beach Tower
World's Leading Design Hotel: Armani Hotel Dubai
World's Leading Executive Club Lounge: The Club Lounge @ Habtoor Grand Beach Resort and Spa, Autograph Collection
World's Leading Family Resort: JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort
World's Leading Hotel Beach Villas: Beachfront Villas @ One&Only The Palm
World's Leading Hotel Service Award: Sofitel Dubai Downtown
World's Leading Landmark Resort: Atlantis The Palm
World's Leading Lifestyle Hotel: The Address Downtown Dubai
World's Leading Lifestyle Resort: Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel
World's Leading Luxury All Suite Hotel: Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
World's Leading Luxury Hotel Apartments: Sofitel Dubai The Palm Luxury Apartments
World's Leading Luxury Hotel Penthouse: Superior 4 Bedroom Penthouse @ Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah
World's Leading MICE Hotel: Madinat Jumeirah
World's Leading Sports Resort: The Meydan Hotel
World's Leading Resort Residences: Royal Residences @ Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
World's Leading New Resort: Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach