Jeddah’s top hotel wins coveted travel industry “oscar”


In a glittering ceremony at The Monarch Dubai, Rosewood Corniche was crowned Saudi Arabia’s Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards, the travel industry’s version of the Oscars. Votes were cast online by over 170,000 travel professionals around the world, who distinguished Rosewood Corniche above all others in the Kingdom.

This year was the first that the hotel was nominated in the category of Saudi Arabia’s Leading Hotel, following its successful opening in September 2007. Winning the award after less than two years in operation, Rosewood Corniche’s dedication to impeccable service has quickly given the hotel an established, eminent name in the Middle East hospitality industry.

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“It is a tremendous honour to be named Saudi Arabia’s Leading Hotel,” said Hans-Peter Leitzke, Managing Director for Rosewood Corniche. “We are extremely proud to be the standard-bearer for hotels in the Kingdom, and this award represents the culmination of our tireless efforts to provide the highest levels of service and excellence while constantly seeking to surpass our own achievements.”

Shamel Droubi, Director of Sales and Marketing, added: “The win is especially meaningful as travel industry professionals around the world have voted, bringing global recognition of our well-deserved reputation as the top ultra luxury property in the Kingdom.”

Rosewood Corniche is positioned on Jeddah’s Corniche, one of the city’s most impressive districts with convenient access to the city’s business and leisure areas. The hotel is celebrated by guests for its world-class amenities and 24-hour butler service, and beloved by city residents for the diverse fine dining options that rank amongst the best restaurants in Jeddah.