New York iconic hotel takes top prizes again

New York iconic hotel takes top prizes again

Essex House seen from Central Park

New York City’s iconic Jumeirah Essex House has again featured in the prestigious 17th Annual World Travel Awards, taking top honors in two categories.
The Jumeirah Essex House won the titles of North America’s Leading Business Hotel and United States’ Leading Business Hotel for the second consecutive year.
A staggering 185,000 industry professionals voted for the awards, which are recognized globally as the foremost acknowledgement of excellence in product and service worldwide.
Top industry insiders, government representatives and tourism leaders attended the red carpet gala awards ceremony at Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa, Jamaica.

General manager of Juneirah Essex House Gary Schweikert said his compnay was “immensely proud of the awards”.
“These awards are a testament to the brand’s integrity and our commitment and dedication to our guests,” he said.
Jumeirah Essex House has been the recipient of North America’s Leading Business Hotel award four times and has twice been named the United States’ Leading Business Hotel.

The winners of The Americas Awards Ceremony will automatically be put forward as nominees in their respective global categories. The world category winners will be announced at the Annual Grand Final Gala Ceremony in London in November.

The 509-room Jumeirah Essex House celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2007 by completing a major $90 million

refurbishment project to pay homage to the glamour and elegance of its original design.

This historic New York City hotel, with a coveted Central Park address, is ideally located in the heart of Manhattan. Jumeirah Essex House is part of the Dubai-based international hospitality group, and sister to the world’s most luxurious hotel, Burj Al Arab.

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Authored by: Richard Lee

Richard has been traveling since he took a year off from college, where he was doing a BA in Journalism. He traveled half the world, backpacking with his girlfriend (now his wife). They spent time in South America, Asia, Greece and much of Europe. After writing about his experiences for several airline and travel magazines, he never went back to college.