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Rotana wins nine awards

May 5 - The Rotana Group has won nine awards in the 17th Annual World Travel Awards held this year, an event that aims to promote excellence in the tourism industry. The group has been given for the fourth consecutive year, the title of Middle East's Leading Hotel brand. The individual properties' awards included Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, Middle East Leading Corporate Resort, Arjaan by Rotana Dubai, Middle East leading luxury Hotel Apartments, Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa, Middle East Leading Family Resort, Gefinor Rotana, Lebanon's Leading Business Hotel, Al Manshar Rotana, Kuwait's Leading Hotel, Park Rotana, Abu Dhabi's Leading Business Hotel, Media Rotana, Dubai's leading Meetings Hotel and The Cove Rotana Resort, Ras Al Khaimah Leading Resort.

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