Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba marked its eighth anniversary by celebrating eight key accomplishments over the last year.
At the 2017 World Travel Awards, Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba picked up the award for Jordan’s Leading Resort. It was the fourth consecutive year the 306-room resort was honoured for its variety of facilities, including eight restaurants and bars, four swimming pools, a spa, dive centre, water sports, meeting rooms and outdoor venues.
Its family facilities were also hailed in the 2017 Luxury Travel Guide, where it was listed as Jordan’s Luxury Family Friendly Hotel. Dedicated family rooms and a kids’ pool complement the kids’ club, with activities that range from pastry classes to sandcastle building and Zumba.
Guest feedback remains an important factor to establish continued success, so the two accolades from the 2017 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards added to the property’s track record. The beach resort was included in the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Jordan, as well as in the Top 25 Family-friendly Resorts in the Middle East. Just in time for its anniversary, Zara Spa Tala Bay claimed the 2018 Conde Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence in the category for Best Spa in Africa, Indian Ocean and Middle East. In addition to the five awards, the hotel obtained prestigious recertification for Green Globe, Green Key and Blue Flag.
“This line-up of highlights is a fantastic way to head into our ninth year,” said Dan Benzaquen, general manager of Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba. “I’m grateful for my amazing team that works tirelessly to make winning look so easy. We are a multi-cultural team of 13 nationalities so there’s always a wonderful mix of elements as we create special moments for our guests.”
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