Mövenpick Hotels in Jordan get Condé Nast vote
Amman, November 3, 2009
Condé Nast readers in the United States have placed the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea and Mövenpick Resort Petra in the top ten best resorts in the Middle East.
Earlier in the year readers of Condé Nast Traveller United Kingdom voted Zara Spa at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea as global overall winner of the Destination Spa category.
In October, readers of Condé Nast USA selected Mövenpick Resort & Spa as the fifth best resort and Mövenpick Resort Petra the ninth best resort in the Middle East.
The rating was based on activities, facilities, food, dining, location, overall design, rooms and service.
“We are extremely flattered with this tremendous compliment that Conde Nast readers have bestowed on our hotels” said Bruno Huber, general manager Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea and regional manager Jordan.
“After the completion of our complete refurbishment programme in summer 2010, we will be able to further enhance the guest experience at our resort” commented Franz Rattenstetter, general manager, Mövenpick Resort Petra.
Set on the northern shores of the Dead Sea at the lowest point on Earth, Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea is a deluxe resort built in traditional village style and offering luxurious rooms, a range of outlets, first-class meeting and leisure facilities featuring the renowned Zara Spa.
The Mövenpick Resort Petra is a modern four storey building just a few minutes walk from the main entrance to the famous Nabatean site of Petra. The 183 rooms are all well equipped with modern facilities and furnishings.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, an upscale hotel management company with over 12,000 employees, is represented through over 90 hotels existing or under construction in 26 countries with a concentration on its core markets in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
The international hotel group with roots in Switzerland is expanding and has a stated objective of increasing its hotel portfolio to 100 by the year 2010. The hotel group is owned by Mövenpick Holding (66.7 per cent) and the Kingdom Group (33.3 per cent).-TradeArabia News Service