Feynan Ecolodge Wins 2021 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Award for Top 10 Small Hotels - Middle East
Feynan Ecolodge Recognized Among Best in Middle East, Based on Exceptional Traveler Reviews
Amman, Jordan – May 12, 2021 – Feynan Ecolodge today announced it has been recognized as a 2021 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best award winner for Top 10 Small Hotels - Middle East, ranking 10 out of 10. Throughout a challenging year, Feynan Ecolodge stood out to travelers and provided an amazing experience despite unprecedented circumstances. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, award winners represent travelers’ ultimate favorites around the globe.
“Congratulations to all the winners of the 2021 Travelers’ Choice Awards,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor. “I know the past year has been extremely challenging for tourism businesses. What has impressed me is how businesses adapted to these challenges, implementing new cleanliness measures, adding social distancing guidelines, and utilizing technology to prioritize guest safety. The Travelers’ Choice Awards highlight the places that delighted guests more than any others in the past year even as they navigated changing customer expectations and new ways of working. Based on a full year of reviews from customers who visited, this award speaks to the exemplary service and experience you provided guests in the midst of a pandemic.”
To see traveler reviews and popular features of Feynan Ecolodge, visit https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Hotel_Review-g318873-d625965-Reviews-Feynan_Ecolodge-Dana_Tafilah_Governorate.html
About Feynan Ecolodge
The 26-room solar powered lodge provides an adventurous, enchanting escape into the Dana Biosphere Reserve. Developed by its owner the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN) in 2005, and managed by EcoHotels since 2009, Feynan is a model of sustainability and ecotourism. Operated with minimal impact on the environment and contributing to the conservation of nature, Feynan also provides income generating opportunities and benefits for the local communities surrounding the Dana Biosphere Reserve. Feynan is more than an accommodation; it is a world class ecotourism destination that offers its guests numerous unique and authentic experiences engrained in nature, culture, history, adventure, astronomy and food. Guests can be found hiking or biking across diverse landscapes, interacting with the local Bedouin community, stargazing and exploring archaeological sites including some of the world’s oldest copper mines.
Feynan Ecolodge directly benefits over 80 families (400 people) around the Dana Reserve, using policies such as exclusively local staff, a local community transfer scheme for guests at the lodge, purchasing products from local businesses and housing two workshops onsite that employ local women to make candles and leather handicrafts that are used and sold at the lodge. Around 50% of the money spent by guests at Feynan stays within the local community.
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