Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 May 2015 – CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) was awarded the ‘Best Serviced Apartment Company Middle East’ at the recent 2015 Business Traveller Middle East awards. The Awards celebrate those who have excelled, showcasing companies at the forefront of business travel across the Middle East.
Business Traveller Middle East celebrates the best travel operators in the Middle East and worldwide.
Vincent Miccolis, Regional General Manager GCC, said “Winning the Business Traveller Middle East awards, recognises the unmatched offering that Ascott in the Middle East provides, a position we intend to strengthen with our coming growth in the region”
“This year we will open four properties across the GCC, Ascott Sari, Ascott Tahlia and Citadines Al Salamah in Jeddah Saudi Arabia and Somerset Panorama Muscat Oman. In the next two years Ascott Olaya Riyadh and Somerset Corniche Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, Ascott Culture Village Dubai, Citadines Culture Village Dubai in UAE and Somerset Maslak Istanbul in Turkey will be operational. This will strengthen Ascott’s portfolio in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) and Turkey to more than 2,150 apartment units across 14 properties in six countries - Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Turkey” said Mr Miccolis.
“This accolade supports Ascott’s achievements that have been regocnised internationally, with recent awards including World Travel Awards 2014 for ‘Leading Serviced Apartment Brand’ and ‘Leading Serviced Apartments’ in Belgium, France, Germany, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards 2014 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Brand’ and ‘Best Serviced Residence’, Business Traveller UK Awards 2014 for ‘Best Serviced Apartment Company’, Business Traveller China Awards 2014 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Brand’ and ‘Best Serviced Residence’, TTG China Travel Awards 2015 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Operator in China’ and DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards 2015 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Brand’. Said Mr Miccolis.