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Luxury Travel Guide celebrates the publication of its 2017 Africa and Middle East Awards Winners Guide.

Luxury Travel Guide celebrates the publication of its 2017 Africa and Middle East Awards Winners Guide.

Today marks the highly anticipated release of Luxury Travel Guide’s winners of its Africa and the Middle East Awards 2017. These awards recognise brilliance within the subdivisions of the luxury branch in travel and tourism.

Luxury Travel Guide has a high standard for the recipients of these awards, with criteria based on architectural and interior design, rooms and facilities, culinary achievements, service excellence, use of technology, sustainable development, and location.

In addition to the in-house team at Luxury Travel Guide, the awards panel also featured guest judges such as luxury travel photographer Antonio Cuellar, TV hosts Shane Green (Resort Rescue), Marianela Pereyra (Resident Beach Expert), and Claire Newell (Travel Expert).

Some of the biggest winners in the 2017 awards include Marrakech for City Destination of the Year, Machaba Camp for Service Excellence, Grand Millennium Hotel Amman for Luxury Hotel of the Year, and Kono Kono Beach Resort for Luxury Eco-Friendly Hotel of the Year.

James Drakeford, Editor in Chief of Luxury Travel Guide, reflected on the recipients of the awards, saying: “I am incredibly pleased to congratulate the winners of this year’s Africa and Middle East Awards. Having globally received nominations from customers, hospitality experts and managers, it is always a pleasure to announce the winners.

“We look forward to seeing how they continue to grow and set the standard for luxury travel and accommodation in Africa and the Middle East.”

For more information on the awards or to vote in Luxury Travel Guide’s upcoming awards programmes, please click here.

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