United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 27 May 2022: Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, continues to raise the bar in the pure luxury segment by earning top scores in the Forbes Travel Guide 2022. Receiving the top accolade of 5 stars was the Group’s iconic flagship hotel, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah – an architectural marvel responsible for pinning Dubai on the world map. The all-suite sail-shaped hotel that continues to redefine luxury hospitality was recognised for continuously exceeding guest expectations through its impeccable service and exclusive dining experiences. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts’ trio of beachfront properties, all of which are nestled within Madinat Jumeirah’s picturesque waterways, have also received recognition by Forbes Travel Guide. These comprise the cool and contemporary Jumeirah Al Naseem, the palatial Jumeirah Al Qasr and the boutique Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, which have received a four-star rating. The recognition transcends to the wellbeing offering at Madinat Jumeirah, where the award-winning Talise Spa has also earned the coveted rating. Outside of Dubai, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, the stunning beachside eco-friendly resort offering understated luxury on Abu Dhabi shores, and the Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai, a landmark luxury hotel inspired by Chinese culture and traditional feng shui principles, were also recognised with 4-Star Ratings respectively. The Forbes Travel Guide is the creator of the original Five-Star rating system, an independent global rating agency for luxury hospitality that has been evaluating for more than sixty years. Following a stringent process of assessing properties, the team comprises of professional inspectors who anonymously travel around the world to inspect hotels, restaurants, and spas based on 900 objective standards that determine the coveted annual Star Ratings. Alexander Lee, Chief Commercial Officer of Jumeirah Group, said: “It is truly an honour to have six of our world-class properties and the award-wining Talise Spa, being recognised for their exceptional service along with their unique and signature dining experiences in the 2022 edition of the Forbes Travel Guide. The ratings are a testament to our unmatched hospitality that has proven time and again we go above and beyond in providing guests with a stay experience like no other.” Summary of Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts and Spa that achieved top ratings in the Forbes Travel Guide 2022: Burj Al Arab Jumeirah: 5-Star Rating Jumeirah Al Naseem: 4-Star Rating Jumeirah Al Qasr: 4-Star Rating Jumeirah Mina A’Salam: 4-Star Rating Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort: 4-Star Rating Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel: 4-Star Rating Talise Spa at Madinat Jumeirah: 4-Star Rating -END- About Jumeirah Group: Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding and a global luxury hotel company, operates a world-class 6,500+-key portfolio of 24 luxury properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia. The group boasts some of the most prestigious and captivating properties in the world, from the iconic flagship hotel and timeless pinnacle of luxury, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, and lavish Arabian palaces across Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah, to its contemporary Maldivian island paradise at Olhahali Island and art-inspired dolce vita on the island of Capri. Whether a modern twist on a British classic in the heart of Knightsbridge at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah, or a futuristic setting at Jumeirah Nanjing, Jumeirah’s name is synonymous with service excellence, crafting exceptional experiences for everyone who walks through its doors. Beyond its properties and resorts, Jumeirah Group is also dedicated to destination dining experiences, combining the most authentic and diverse cuisines with spectacular settings to create those unforgettable moments worth sharing. With over 85 restaurants across its portfolio, Jumeirah Group’s award-winning homegrown concepts including Sal, KAYTO, Shimmers and French Riveria, enjoy an enviable reputation for culinary excellence alongside the group’s Michelin starred Shang High, L’Olivo and Il Riccio restaurants. The health and safety of guests and colleagues remains Jumeirah Group’s utmost priority and as such, the group has implemented a series of protective measures across all of its hotels and strictly adheres to each market’s respective government directives.

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Corp Amman Hotel, managed by Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) is one of the region’s leaders in sustainable operation within the tourism industry. During 2021, the team at Corp Amman Hotel launched a number of impactful and important charity partnerships and environmental initiatives.

In collaboration with King Hussein Cancer Center, its ‘Add JD 1 to your bill to help save a life campaign’ is helping to raise the importance of cancer care, and showing how small, individual donations can make a significant difference. Additionally, the team donated food boxes to the Sa’adat Al Darain Women’s Charity, which supports families and students throughout the city, including the poor and orphans.

The Royal Conservation Society of Jordan has recognized the hotel’s commitment to environmental excellence by awarding it the ‘Green Key’ award for environmental excellence. As part of HMH’s ‘Be Green, Go Green’ initiative, the team undertook the Al Thaqafa Street cleaning project in June, to shine a light on World Environment Day.

Playing their part in supporting the key goal of COP26 – to keep a temperature rise limit of 1.5 degrees within reach, the Corp Amman team also launched their campaign to donate unused clothes for recycling to the Al Dakheel Organization. The fashion industry is considered the second largest polluter in the world and accounts for 10% of humanity’s carbon emissions. In the words of the team at Corp Amman, ‘Every item recycled is a win for the environment.’

To round off the year, Corp Amman launched its Open Medical Day, aimed at supporting the health and well-being of its staff.  In collaboration with the National Center for Occupational Health, all employees were eligible for a free diagnostic health check during working hours.

‘I am very proud of the way that the Corp Amman team have dedicated their time and ideas to launch some fantastic community initiatives in 2021. Our contribution to local social campaigns and ensuring that we have a positive impact on people and our environment is very important to us. We look forward to keeping that momentum going in 2022,’ said Ahmad Ebdah, General Manager, Corp Amman Hotel.

About Corp Hotels

Corp Hotels, managed by HMH – Hospitality Management Holding, was launched in 2006 and is an innovative brand of 3 & 4-star group of elegant hotels specially designed for international business travelers and guests. Incorporating cutting-edge design, Corp Hotels has been conceived to offer exceptional comfort, superior service at excellent value – all underpinned with the latest technology. Considered as the ideal spots to unwind, the 2 Corp Hotels, Corp Amman Hotel, Jordanand the new Corp Al Muzn Hotel Muscat, Oman, pride themselves on delivering authentic Arabic hospitality and first-class services. Guests can indulge in a multitude of dining outlets, swimming pool and spa facilities or make use of the events and conferences rooms that are tailored to suit the needs of business travelers. The hotels’ culinary team offer extensive selection of regional and international flavored cuisines. For relaxation, the wide range of modern rooms include family-friendly rooms and spacious suites. Rated as the perfect cultural, historical and pleasure destination, Corp Hotels pride in attracting more business travelers, tourists and local guests each year.

About HMH

Founded in 2003 in Dubai, HMH – Hospitality Management Holding is a fully integrated hotel management company that prides itself for being the largest operator in the dry sector within the region. HMH provides hotel owners and developers a broad spectrum of world-class management solutions with five distinct, yet complementary, hotel brands catering to varied market segments from luxury to lifestyle. These include Bahi Hotels & Resorts, Coral Hotels & Resorts, Corp Hotels, EWA Hotel Apartments and ECOS Hotels. HMH’s strategic expansion in the Middle East and North Africa has been successful in unlocking a world of opportunities while creating value for its stakeholders, associates, staff members and customers. The existing portfolio is located in some of the most desirable destinations across the MENA region, with a pipeline of hotels under development to grow HMH’s regional footprint even further.