MUSCAT, Oman – May 20, 2013 – Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel continues to retain its iconic reputation as a “jewel of the Sultanate”, with two wins during the Arabian Travel Market 2013. The palatial resort won the Business Traveller Middle East award for the “Best Business Hotel in Muscat” for the fifth consecutive year and World Travel Awards for “Oman’s Leading Beach Resort”, cementing its position as a favourite amongst leisure guests and meeting groups.
Commenting on the awards Bernard N. Viola, General Manager Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel said: “Al Bustan Palace has, over the years, become a national landmark that complements the country’s heritage. I would like to attribute this remarkable success to our ladies and gentlemen who create unique and memorable experiences for our guests.”
Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel is a recognized premier destination in Muscat and has established itself as a popular venue and attraction from all sections of local community, leisure travelers and business guests. Set on a stunning stretch of coastline against a dramatic mountain backdrop, Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel lies solitary amid an emerald green oasis with 200 acres of lush beachfront landscaping.
AL BUSTAN PALACE, A RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL ADDS JEWELS ON THE CROWN WITH TWO AWARDS/2
For more information about Al Bustan Palace, please contact +968 24 799 666 or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/albustanpalace.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 82 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR)
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Seen in the picture enclosed: His Excellency Ahmed bin Nasser bin Hamed Al Mahrizi (Minister of Tourism – center) with Bernard N. Viola (General Manager of Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel – second left). They are flanked by Tawfik Mokhtar, Director of Sales and Marketing, Pierre Sabbagh, Director of Sales and Erika Anggreini, Public Relations Manager of Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel.