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The Yas Hotel is nominated for the world’s leading new hotel and world’s leading landmark hotel

United Arab Emirates: Thursday, September 23 - 2010 @ 12:00

This nomination positions The Yas Hotel alongside the very best New Hotel’s in the world, including:
- Armani Hotel Burj, Dubai
- Borgo Egnazia, Italy
- Capella Pedregal, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
- Hotel Missoni Edinburgh, Scotland
- The PuLi Hotel & Spa, China
- Viceroy Anguilla Hotel, Anguilla
- W Santiago, Chile

The overall winners will now compete against the crème de la crème throughout the world at World Travel Awards Grand Final which will take place in London (UK) in November, immediately before World Travel Market.

Abu Dhabi and Etihad Airways also feature prominently amongst the Nominees, with Yas Island nominated for Leading Tourism Development Project.

The World Travel Awards, now in its 17th year and the global travel and tourism industry equivalent of the ‘Oscars’, is helping to drive up standards of customer service and business excellence throughout the world.

“The Middle East is a shining example to the international industry, even in the challenging times that this region and destinations worldwide have been experiencing in the past two years”, said Graham E. Cooke, Founder and President of World Travel Awards.

On 19th April, The Yas Hotel won the award in Best Commercial, Office, Retail Built Development at the Cityscape Awards – Real Estate, MENA Gala Dinner in Abu Dhabi.

“Aldar Hotels & Hospitality is delighted to have received this award for The Yas Hotel. The hotel concept, design and ethos is unique as witnessed by millions of people globally in November of last year during the exceptional inaugural Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix and we are pleased that this was recognised by CityScape’s distinguished judging panel. Our guests are enthralled and excited by the experiences, both architecture and service, offered by the hotel and all at Aldar Hotels & Hospitality are proud to have The Yas Hotel as the first hotel owned and operated by the company ” Paul Bell, Managing Director of Aldar Hotels and Hospitality

Aldar Properties PJSC also picked up a second prestigious Award in the Best Commercial, Office, Retail Future Development for Yas Island Development, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

The real estate industry turned out in full force once again for the Cityscape Awards – Real Estate, MENA Gala Dinner. Over the last few years the Cityscape Awards have now developed into the world’s premier Awards. The Awards reward excellence in the real estate industry by recognising projects that have shown outstanding designs, performance, vision and achievement in the region. Industry professionals attended to celebrate and acknowledge those who have surpassed the already high standards of the industry.

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