“#2 TOP RESORTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES” THE WORLD’S BEST HOTELS, RESORTS, CITIES, ISLANDS, AIRLINES, AND CRUISE LINES
Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with QASR AL SARAB DESERT RESORT recognized as the #2 TOP RESORTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, with a score of 97,45.
“We are honoured to receive such an international recognition from the readers of Condé Nast Traveler and to be selected as the #2 TOP RESORT in the Middle East. This recognition celebrates Qasr Al Sarab’s dedication to ensuring every guest’s stay is enriched by unforgettable experiences, within the breathtaking surroundings of the Liwa Desert,” says Area General Manager, Wael Soueid.
Over 300,000 dedicated readers – nearly twice as many as last year — cast votes for 7,394 hotels, 606 cities, 500 cruise ships, and 236 islands, in an average survey time of 8.4 minutes. The result? The 1,402 best travel experiences in the world.
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort is set in the middle of the golden dunes of the Liwa Desert, the world’s largest stretch of uninterrupted sand desert, just 200 kilometers away from the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi. The luxury five-star hotel rises as a magnificent oasis in the midst of dunes that beckon legendary adventures, and combines Arabic heritage and culture with elegant design, while offering a luxury getaway.
The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers’ Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travelers.
The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 25, 2016. The full list is published exclusively online, at www.CNTraveler.com/rca.
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