Check Out Condé Nast Traveller Middle East Magazine's Launch Issue

Plus, meet the winners of Condé Nast Traveller Middle East Reader’s Choice awards!
ByAhlan! Live ReporterSunday , 08 December 2013
Check Out Condé Nast Traveller Middle East Magazine's Launch Issue

Love travelling? This ought to be on your reading list! The first issue of Condé Nast Traveller Middle East was revealed at the magazine’s launch event, held at the Conrad Dubai on 4 December 2013. The event was attended by over 500 VIPs, including CEOs, Managing Directors, and heads from leading travel, tourism and public sector organisations in the Middle East. The winners of the inaugural Condé Nast Traveller Middle East Readers’ Choice Awards were also revealed and awarded at the event. 

Rhea Saran, Editor in Chief of Condé Nast Traveller Middle East said about the launch, “The Middle East edition of Condé Nast Traveller is the eighth in the world, and will stand out as being uniquely curated to speak to this audience. The launch cover works as a sneak peek of what to expect: Condé Nast Traveller Middle East will be luxurious, glamorous and fashion forward while still being the ultimate authority on travel lifestyle.”

Winners of the Condé Nast Traveller Middle East Reader’s Choice Awards - the best brands and personalities from Middle East and International travel - were awarded in 14 readers’ choice categories, including Best City, Best Country, Best Airline (leisure and business), Best Hotel (leisure and business), Best Spa, amongst others. The readers’ choice awards were voted for online by audiences from the Middle East and the results were audited by BPA Worldwide.

So who took home the big prizes? Check out the complete list of Condé Nast Traveller Middle East Reader’s Choice Awards winners below and **CLICK HERE TO SEE PICS OF THE WINNERS AT THE PARTY**

Best Business Hotel – International
Jumeirah Carlton Tower, London

Best Business Hotel - Middle East
W Doha Hotel & Residences

Best Airline - Business
Emirates Airlines

Best Country -  International
United States of America

Best City -  International
Paris, France

Best Country - Middle East
United Arab Emirates

Best City - Middle East

Best Tourist Attraction – International
Eiffel Tower

Best Tourist Attraction - Middle East
Burj Khalifa

Best Spa - Middle East
Talise Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Best Restaurant - Middle East

Best Hotel / Resort - International
Dusit Thani, Maldives

Best Hotel / Resort -  Middle East
Atlantis, The Palm Dubai

Best Airline - Leisure
Emirates Airlines

Editors Choice Awards

Tourism Excellence Award
Dubai World Cup

Special Recognition Award
His Excellency Mohamed Alabbar 

Lifetime Achievement Award
Colm McLoughlin

INFO: Condé Nast Traveller Middle East magazine's launch issue is out on stands now. 

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