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Emirates Palace in worldAEs best business hotels list.

Summary: ABU DHABI - Maintaining its reputable profile in the world hospitality industry, the Emirates Palace has been ranked high in the worldwide Business Hotels readersAE survey in 2009 by Conde Nast Traveller readers, UK.

In the overseas business hotels category, the Emirates Palace captured the 16 th rank, scoring 81.46. Emirates Palace has also picked up the highest score of 87.50 for shopping facilities.

The publication, one of the best Lifestyle magazines was voted number 1 Lifestyle magazine in the world in 2009 by PPA, has asked readers to vote for the best of the best in different travel & tourism sectors: airlines, tour operators cruise lines and hotels.

In the Readers' Travel Awards questionnaire, readers were asked to choose the best the travel world has to offer - everything from hotels and spas to airlines and airports; index of satisfaction, scored out of a maximum of 100. And then asked to rate their choices according to various criteria, such as service and value for money. From responses, the magazine calculated the average mark on each criterion, and used this to provide the overall satisfaction percentage figure in the league tables.

'The Emirates Palace boasts to be the only hotel in the Middle East to be recognized by the industry's leading publication,' General Manager of Emirates Palace Hotel Hans Olbertz said, adding that 'We are excited about this classification which is another vote of confidence in our world class business facilities and services,'.

'This recognition will provide us with additional stimulate to put on more effort to further upgrade our services to highest standards of excellence and quality to satisfy our base of loyal clients from the business community,' he affirmed.

The Emirates Palace has been recently crowned with the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences '5 Star Diamond Award' and Business Traveller Awards Middle East 'Best Business Hotel in Abu Dhabi 2009'.

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Date:Sep 12, 2009
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