Why glamorous Dubai is the place to be
Dubai is undoubtedly the jewel in the UAE's crown and you only have to look at the stunning array of wonderful hotels to see why so many people are visiting this part of the world every year.New resorts are springing up across the city all the time and they all offer glamour and luxury in equal measure.Just by reading through the results of the recent World Travel Awards - the Oscars of the tourism industry - you get a good idea of why Dubai is so special.A multitude of Dubai-based hotels reigned supreme in the Middle Eastern section of the prestigious awards ceremony, which was held at the spectacular Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa.The Rixos The Palm Dubai was one of many hotels to leave the event with an accolade, having scooped the Middle East's Leading Lifestyle Resort prize.Without doubt, Rixos benefits from being located in one of the most exclusive addresses in the UAE and it is no surprise that tourism industry professionals from across the globe rate it so highly.The Turkish-owned resort has everything that holidaymakers could wish for and the demand for rooms is always high.Manager of the hotel Mouhamad Hadla said: "This is a huge achievement for the entire team of Rixos The Palm Dubai who strive to provide exceptional service and inspiring Turkish hospitality to all of our guests."We look forward to welcoming many more savvy travellers to enjoy the renowned Rixos Experience."In a way, Rixos epitomises what Dubai is all about and it is accustomed to hosting A-list celebrities.Last year, singing sensation Jennifer Lopez held an after-party at the resort, which followed her live performance at Dubai Media City.JLO was clearly impressed by what she found in the hotel's White X Beach and Lounge and she was also treated to some sumptuous Turkish cuisine during her visit.It goes without saying that Dubai's hospitality sector is booming at the moment, with recent studies suggesting that room rates are rising all the time. With this in mind, investors have an ideal opportunity to get a piece of the action by snapping up hotels, apartments and villas in the most popular parts of the emirate.