Dubai, UAE, 2017-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports, operator of Dubai International (DXB), the world’s number one airport for international passengers, and Dubai World Central (DWC), was voted as the Aviation & Transport Company of the Year at the Gulf Business Awards 2017, which were announced at a ceremony held in Dubai on Sunday evening.
The Gulf Business Awards recognise the very best in companies and business leaders in industries including aviation and transport, banking, healthcare, energy, technology, real estate, retail, media and marketing, and tourism and hospitality. Awards were also given to across other special categories to recognise innovation and CSR, while a new category, Happiness & Positivity Company of the Year, was also introduced this year.
Dubai Airports was chosen from a shortlist of the region’s top five aviation and transport companies, for its leadership and massive contribution to the growth of the aviation industry not just in the UAE but across the 240 international destinations that it connects through its two airports.
The awards – judged by an independent panel comprising industry leaders such as Dr. Amina Al Rustamani, group CEO of Tecom Group; Arif Naqvi, founder and group CEO of The Abraaj Group; Mark Beer OBE, CEO of DIFC’s Dispute Resolution Authority; Ian Fairservice, Motivate managing partner and group editor-in-chief; and Neil King, editor of Gulf Business, and public voting – sought to celebrate excellence in the corporate world and recognised companies and business leaders across nine industries. Awards were also given to across other special categories to recognise innovation and CSR.
SOURCE: Dubai Airports
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