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...

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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

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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

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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

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