Industry Update
Press Release28 May 2021

‘Best Hotel Brand In The Middle East'

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Rotana Hotels

Rotana has won three coveted awards at the 2021 edition of the Business Traveller Middle East Awards. The hospitality group was awarded ‘Best Hotel Brand in the Middle East' for the fifth consecutive year while its Centro brand bagged ‘Best Budget Hotel Brand in the Middle East’ and Park Rotana was crowned ‘Best Business Hotel in Abu Dhabi’.


Rotana is honoured to have been recognized by one of the region’s most prestigious travel industry awards, this achievement reflects the group’s commitment to setting the standard for service excellence and the dedication of its employees in providing the ultimate guest experience.

President and CEO of Rotana, Guy Hutchinson, accepted the award on behalf of the company at a virtual award ceremony attended online by hundreds of guests from around the world. Commenting on the award win, Guy Hutchinson said; “We are delighted and humbled to be the recipients of these prestigious awards. These wins are truly a testament to the team and their hard work and a celebration of the unwavering strength of the hospitality industry as a whole.”
As challenging as the past year was, Rotana Hotels stood out by continuing to delight guests at its hotels across the region with its diligent efforts and unremitting commitment to deliver ‘Treasured Time’. “I would like to thank our guests from across the region and beyond for believing in us and selecting Rotana as their hospitality partner of choice. We are committed to creating and nurturing lifelong relationships with our owners and partners, colleagues, and guests. We are focused on delivering moments that will be remembered for years to come and continue to set a new benchmark by consistently delivering on quality, innovation and service.”, Hutchinson added.

Rotana currently operates 68 hotels in 24 cities across 14 countries, including an impressive 10,012 keys across 36 hotels in the UAE. The group’s pipeline consists of 42 upcoming projects including 10 that will deliver in the next three years more than 3,000 keys to the market. Significant hotel signings and new agreements will take place in Manama, Bahrain and Jubail in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, alongside further expansion in the UAE, Qatar and Turkey.

The Business Traveller Middle East Awards celebrate the companies at the forefront of business travel and services, as well as the hard work of top-level industry executives consistently delivering superlative experiences to travelers around the globe.

About Rotana

Rotana currently manages a portfolio of over 100 properties throughout the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, with an aggressive expansion plan in place. Rotana has chosen to acknowledge how precious time is by making all time spent in their range of hotels 'Treasured Time'. This means Rotana has pledged to understand and meet the individual needs of all guests. In so doing, Rotana has evolved its product brands to include, Rotana Hotels & Resorts, Centro Hotels by Rotana, Rayhaan Hotels & Resorts by Rotana, Arjaan Hotel Apartments by Rotana and The Residences by Rotana. Treasured Time. The Rotana promise to you.

Further information on any Rotana property, its brands or reservations can be obtained by visiting or by contacting one of the regional sales offices.

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