JA Resorts & Hotels celebrates winning two ‘World Leading’ accolades at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2016. The event, which took place on the 3rd of December in the Maldives, saw the hospitality group’s exceptional performance receive international appreciation, with two of its Dubai based properties. JA Oasis Beach Tower was awarded World Leading Serviced Apartment Hotel and JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort named World’s Leading Family Resort 2016.


The World Travel Awards™, regarded as the ‘Oscars’ of the travel industry, is voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide and recognises commitment to excellence. Following its recognition earlier this year as the Middle East’s Leading Family Resort 2016 for the second year running, JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Dubai, continues its world class performance. With a varied range of amenities focused on every member of the family, the resort offers family-friendly facilities and a variety of engaging activities. The company’s ongoing partnership with the Worldwide Kids Company plays a significant part in meeting the requirements of families with children from as young as four months. In addition to a crèche for babies and toddlers at the flagship JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, there are also CoolZone (4-12 years) and ChillZone (8-16 years) children’s clubs. Furthermore, JA Wibit Water Park, an inflatable, floating aqua park, is an exciting addition for families at the resort.

At the same time, JA Oasis Beach Tower received recognition for its niche offering, being awarded World Leading Serviced Apartment Hotel. JA Oasis Beach Tower, conveniently located on The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence, consists of 180 spacious apartments spread over 45 floors. All two, three and four apartments cater to the GCC traveller, featuring a fully equipped kitchen, living area and maids quarters. JA Resorts & Hotels takes pride in offering varied destination options within the city of Dubai to cater to the diverse needs of the city’s tourist and business visitors.

Commenting on the wins David Thomson, JA Resorts & Hotels’ Chief Operating Officer, said: “We are delighted to have been recognised as world leaders for two of our properties here in Dubai, as it not only highlights the world-class standards of JA Hotels & Resorts but also our diverse offering. We pride ourselves in anticipating the needs of our guests and create experiences that will enhance their stay in the city, whether it be for a family holiday or a city-break. Both JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort and JA Oasis Beach Tower, are exceptional examples of our world-class properties and our proud to have won such prestigious accolades.”



Dubai-based JA Resorts & Hotels, owned by the Dutco Group of Companies, is an international hospitality company with over 30 years’ experience in managing and operating resorts and hotels. JA Resorts & Hotels employs approaching 2,000 associates across an inspiring portfolio and is proud of its rich diversity of cultures and nationalities. JA Resorts & Hotels’ award-winning portfolio includes the all-suite five-star JA Palm Tree Court and JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel within the award-winning JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort. The four-star JA Ocean View Hotel, as well as the deluxe hotel apartments of JA Oasis Beach Tower, are both located along ‘The Walk’ in Dubai Marina. JA Resorts & Hotels are dedicated in maintaining high standards of sustainability at all properties, with their efforts being rewarded at two of the properties, JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort and JA Ocean View Hotel which have both been awarded a Green Globe Certification. JA Resorts & Hotels portfolio also includes the Hatta Fort Hotel, a secluded getaway located in the mountainous area of Hatta. The company also offers a floating prestige dining experience in the form of Bateaux Dubai on the Dubai Creek. Additionally, Al Sahra Desert Resort Equestrian Centre, the JA Centre of Excellence and the JA Shooting Club. In addition to its UAE based properties, JA Resorts & Hotels extended their offering with two five-star tropical resorts in the Indian Ocean – Enchanted Island Resort in the Seychelles and JA Manafaru in the Maldives. The company’s third luxury beach resort, JA Eclipse Beach Resort, is under construction on the East Coast of Sri Lanka and is due to open in the last quarter of 2017.

JA Resorts & Hotels LLC is a limited liability company with share capital of AED 10,000,000 and licensed in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, under Licence No. 230295.


Source: Impact Porter Novelli