The luxurious hotel received its award at the annual Ultimate Luxury Travel Related Awards (ULTRAs) ceremony held in New York.
The readers of Ultratravel US magazine voted on 20 categories to select and recognise the best luxury hotels, airlines, cruise companies, spas and destinations globally. The ULTRAs Reader Survey provides a unique and trusted source of advice to travellers worldwide.
Robert Swade, Group COO at Jumeirah Group, said: “Winning the Best Hotel in the Middle East award is a great endorsement and recognition for Burj Al Arab. On behalf of Jumeirah Group, the operator of this outstanding property, I would like to thank the readers of Ultratravel US magazine for their vote of confidence, our guests for their continuous support and our many colleagues who deliver the service for which the hotel is rightly renowned.”