The Holiday Inn Jeddah Gateway hotel, which is part of AlHokair Group for Tourism and Development, won Trip Advisor’s 1st place Travelers’ Choice Award for the year 2016 in the city of Jeddah. The hotel competed with 121 others in Jeddah, including some major hotels, yet still came out as the travelers’ favorite. The Annual Travelers’ Choice Award first started in 2002 by Trip Advisor. The award is very unique in that fact that it is mainly based on the travelers own experience, which is very relevant in the world of tourism, where customers’ satisfaction is the main goal. This award truly reflects the BEST hotel when it comes to destinations, attractions, landmarks, and the quality of the products and equipments used at their facilities. The winners are picked annually based on the ratings of millions of members. The awards are not based on popular picks but rather on excellent quality service that inspires travelers to come back for more. One the main points considered when picking the best hotel is its exquisite service, high quality standards, and finally how they make sure their guests’ needs are being satisfied 24\7 from the moment they enter till they leave. The General Manager of the Holiday Inn Jeddah Gateway hotel, Mr. Wajdi AlSha’ar, added that his hotel combines authenticity and modernism as well as reflecting Jeddah’s essence and status as the Bride of the Red Sea, which is a tourist attraction on its own. Jeddah’s Gateway Holiday Inn hotel with its lively location and modern decor is the newest hotel to be run by AlHokair Group in Saudi Arabia.The hotel has 180 luxurious guest rooms and suites. It is a 10 minute drive from King AbdulAziz’s International Airport and 40 minutes from the city of Makkah and only a few meters away from Arab Mall and Jeddah’ Convention and Exhibition Center, making it the perfect destination for work or leisure.