Dubai has picked up another global accolade, being named the destination of the year by the British travel industry.
The key players of the UK travel trade gathered at the Leicester Square Odeon Cinema in London to commemorate power houses in the industry at the TTG Travel Awards 2013 on Tuesday night.
Not only did Dubai pick up the top honour, but Emirates ranked as the airline of the year at the major gala event. Emirates also won the best Airline of the Year title at the World Airline Awards earlier this year.Other major winners:
Airline of the Year: Emirates
Cruise Line of the Year: Royal Caribbean International
Destination of the Year: Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing
Hotel and Resort Operator of the Year: Riu Hotels & Resorts
Specialist Cruise Line of the Year: Silversea
Cruise line of the year: Norwegian Cruise Line