Editor's Choice

15868 16 Dec 2022

The Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert Recognized for Hospitality Excellence

The Ritz Carlton Hotel RAK wins the Best Heritage Hotel of the Year Award at the 8th Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards

The Best Heritage Hotel of the Year Gold trophy was awarded to The Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert in the star-studded gala ceremony organized by the Hozpitality Group on November 16, 2022, at Arabian Ranches Golf Club. 


The Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert sits in a 1,235-acre nature reserve, close to key trading hubs (Dubai, Ras AL Khaimah cities, and airports), yet nestled in sanctuary and pace amongst the dunes. Authentic Arabic design in villa categories, from traditional living to Bedouin-inspired tents.


Mature reserve with native wildlife indicative to the region, Oryx and Gazelle, Equestrian Centre with Arabian horses, including Los Barbados (X – Dubai World Cup winning horse), Falconry school and daily Falcon and Owl show showcasing the local Falcons and Owls from UAE and the region. 


The Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert uses nature within the resorts (villas designed to all the outside) with floor-to-ceiling windows, uninterrupted desert views, authentic food, and beverage offerings from Moorish (A dining experience steeped in history that explores the culinary nuances of Andalucía with Arabic influences. The menu reflects exotic cuisine crafted with indigenous produce cooked traditionally. Authentic and warm, in line with the Arabic culture of hospitality, traditions built around a welcome of Coffee, Bakhoor, and soft Arabic music.





About Marriott Hotels and Resorts


The Ritz Carlton Hotels and Resorts falls under Marriott Hotels and resorts, a respected name in the hospitality world. Marriott offers the most robust portfolio in the industry, with 30 brands and 8,000+ hotels spread throughout 139 countries and territories. Marriott has the most substantial portfolio in the business, giving people more opportunities to interact, explore, and broaden their horizons. 


The entire list of winners can be seen at https://www.hozpitalityexcellenceawards.com/award-winners/winners-2022.