May 29, 2024
By Madhu Pradhan

Cvent's highly anticipated annual list is here, showcasing the top meeting hotels and destinations across the globe, including the Middle East and Africa region. It revealed the industry-acclaimed annual rankings recognising the top meeting hotels and meeting destinations that are leading the MICE industry landscape.

The 2024 list of Top Meeting Hotels in the Middle East and Africa region by Cvent has been evaluated through trusted criteria on the Cvent Supplier Network (CSN).

Cvent evaluated hotel properties that generated business through the CSN between January 2023 and December 2023 to rank the top meeting hotels in the Middle East and Africa. The benchmark for hotel rating included total requests for proposals (RFPs), awarded RFPs, total room nights, awarded room nights, major metropolitan area market share, conversion rate, and response rate. 

Rising two spots, Conrad Dubai procured the coveted top position on this year's MEA list. Located conveniently right at the heart of Dubai’s financial district, the hotel has 47,361 sq. ft. of flexible space. The 18 meeting rooms including two ballrooms are perfect for conferences and special corporate events with exceptional catering options. 

Offering a panoramic view of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai skyline, the 555 guestrooms are perfect for leisure as well as business travellers.

2nd on the list is InterContinental Dubai DFC - Congress Destinationthe quintessence of luxury offering stunning city views. 

Closely following on the list is Grosvenor House, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Dubai, leaping a remarkable twenty-two positions and becoming the third top MICE hotel in MEA. 

The 608 guest-room, Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah, Dubai deserves a special mention for rising a whopping 290 spots and standing tall on the sixth spot on the list as compared to 296 last year. 

The St. Regis Downtown Dubai is the latest addition to the Top 10 Meeting Hotels in the APAC list. 

The Top 10 Meeting Hotels in MEA this year are:

  1. Conrad Dubai
  2. InterContinental Dubai DFC - Congress Destination
  3. Grosvenor House, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Dubai
  4. Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
  5. Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights
  6. Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
  7. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
  8. The St. Regis Downtown Dubai
  9. InterContinental Istanbul
  10. Grand Hyatt Istanbul

To discover where your hotel ranked, type its name into our Top Lists search page here.

Check the complete list to learn more about the hotels that stayed at top of their game this year.

Madhu Pradhan

Madhu started her career as a freelance content writer. With 4+ years of experience , she channeled her love for writing into becoming a full-time content writer. When she is not writing professionally, you’ll either find her gardening, reading or writing poetries.

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