Dubai's Burj Al Arab retains position as 'Best Hotel in the World'

Burj Al Arab, one of the world's most luxurious hotel, has won the ‘Best Hotel in the World’ and ‘Best Hotel in the Middle East’ awards at the Ultimate Luxury Travel Related Awards, as voted by the readers of the UK edition of Ultratravel, the Daily Telegraph's travel pages.

The announcement was made at the Ultra Award Ceremony held at The Savoy in London.

This is the fourth year Burj Al Arab has been awarded the 'Best Hotel in the World' title, and the tenth year for the property to win the 'Best Hotel in the Middle East'.

The Ultras Reader Survey provides a unique and trusted source of advice to all travellers worldwide. The awards recognise the best luxury hotels, airlines, cruise companies, spas and destinations globally.

Anthony McHale, General Manager of Burj Al Arab, said: "Winning the ‘Best Hotel in the Middle East’, as well as the ‘Best Hotel in the World’ is an amazing recognition for Burj Al Arab. We are very honoured and I would like to thank the readers of Ultratravel UK magazine for their vote of confidence, our guests for their continuous support and our many colleagues who deliver the service we're famous for every day."