ANANTARA AL JABAL AL AKHDAR RESORT VOTED AMONG THE BEST RESORTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST CATEGORY AND IN THE TOP 50 BEST RESORTS IN THE WORLD

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Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas’ Scoop Accolades at the 2020 Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards

Oman: Among a total of 25 accolades scooped up by Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas’ portfolio of luxury properties around the world, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort was recognized in two major rankings in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveller US and UK Readers’ Choice Awards. The awards represent the most highly respected ranking of hotels, as voted for by the magazine’s discerning readers who classified a selection of Anantara’s luxury portfolio as among the best in the world.  

This year, as part of the travel industry’s most prestigious annual awards, more than 715,000 Condé Nast Traveller readers submitted an incredible number of responses rating their travel experiences across the globe. “The results of this year’s survey, conducted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, are a testament to the lasting power of meaningful travel experience,” said Jesse Ashlock, U.S. Editor of Condé Nast Traveler. “The winners represent the best of the best for our audience and offer plenty of trip-planning inspiration for all the adventures we can’t wait to have next.”

Leading these great results as one of six Anantara properties voted in the Top 10 Middle East Resorts category, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar bagged the 2nd spot, placing as the highest-ranking resort in Oman. Its sister property, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara follows these great results ranking #7 among many other formidable hotels in the same category. 

Rami Farhat, General Manager Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar, said; “It is such an honour to have our resort placed alongside sister Anantara properties as one of the top 50 Best Resorts in the World as well as within the Top 10 Resorts in the Middle East. This is an incredible achievement for our team members who continuously strive to deliver the best in guest experiences and ensure all visitors to our home in the clouds are able to discover the peak of world-class luxury and experience the heart of Omani hospitality. ”

Anantara properties continue to represent some of the leading resorts in the world, seeing four Anantara resorts named in the overall Best Resorts in the World, with Anantara Chiang Mai Resort in Thailand achieving #4, Naladhu Private Island Maldives #5, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara in the UAE #29 and Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort in Oman #50, cementing an excellent overall result and placing these properties among the most inspirational, trusted and loved hotels in the world.

Dillip Rajakarier, CEO Minor Hotels, the parent company of Anantara Hotels & Resorts, also commented, “We are honoured to see the number of Anantara properties included in the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards grow alongside our expanding portfolio of iconic properties around the world. To see the team’s efforts recognised by the readers of Condé Nast Traveller inspires us to push the industry to new heights.” 

About Anantara:

Anantara is a luxury hospitality brand for modern travellers, connecting them to genuine places, people and stories through personal experiences, and providing heartfelt hospitality in the world’s most exciting destinations. The collection of distinct, thoughtfully designed luxury hotels and resorts provides a window through which to journey into invigorating new territory, curating personal travel experiences.

From cosmopolitan cities to desert sands to lush islands, Anantara connects travellers to the indigenous, grounds them in authentic luxury, and hosts them with passionate expertise. The portfolio currently boasts over 40 stunning hotels and resorts located in Thailand, the Maldives, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Cambodia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Mozambique, Zambia, the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Tunisia, Portugal and Spain, with a pipeline of future properties across Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe.