Our Awards

Sucre Homes Award 2009

Best of the Best Resorts in Portugal 2008 Sucre Portugal Homes

Business Hotel of the Year 2009

YOTEL, the hotel group which draws on influences of Japan, airline travel and luxury yachts, have recently won Business Accommodation of the Year at the Business Travel World Awards 2009. The awards, organized by Business Travel World magazine, were founded to reflect the industry and celebrate excellence within it. Contenders for the awards were nominated, selected and recognized by a judging panel consisting of well respected industry peers.

Leading Middle Eastern Overseas Developer, October 2008

IFA Hotels & Resorts received an award at the 2008 World Travel Award Middle East ceremony recently held in Dubai as “Leading Middle Eastern Overseas Developer”.

The World Travel Awards is the most comprehensive, biggest and the most prestigious award program in the travel industry worldwide, often referred to as “the Oscars in the Travel Industry”

Fastest Growing Company in Kuwait, March 2007

IFA Hotels & Resorts is given the ‘Fastest Growing Company in Kuwait’ award from Arabian Business magazine at the Arabian Business Awards, a testament to the company’s realization of its global growth strategy.

Best Development in Portugal 2007

Award of “Best Development in Portugal 2007” – CNBC International Property Awards – Pine Cliffs Residence

Portugal’s Leading Golf Resort 2007

Sheraton Algarve Hotel at Pine Cliffs Resort, WTA Winner for the 4th Consecutive Year. In 2007, was voted Portugal’s Leading Golf Resort.

Best Property 2007

Award of “Best Property 2007 – CNBC International Property Awards – Pine Cliffs Residence – Show Apartment

September 2006

Zimbali Coastal Resort recently wins the coveted Silver Award for Best Estate Agency Marketing at the third annual Homes Overseas Magazine Awards held at London’s Dorchester Hotel

November 2006

Zimbali Coastal Resort takes home four of the most prestigious awards at London’s International Property Awards gala: Best Development – Best Golf Development – Best Property Marketing (South Africa), and Best International Property Marketing.IFA Hotels & Resorts also wins the Silver Award in the Real Estate Category for its website at the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Awards.

Silver Award June 2006

Resort Life – Zimbali, the flagship publication of Zimbali Coastal Resort, wins a silver award at the 28th Sappi African Printers Awards in Johannesburg.

September 2004, 2005, 2006:

IFA Hotels & Resorts is the force behind the multiple-award winning Pine Cliffs Resort – Sheraton Algarve – in Portugal. Pine Cliffs has been awarded Best Resort in Portugal for three consecutive years: 2004, 2005 and 2006, by the World Travel Awards

Best Resort in Portugal Award 2004, 2005 and 2006

Award of “Best Resort in Portugal 2004, 2005, 2006” – World Travel Awards

Travel + Leisure Magazine 2005

Elected the 53rd best hotel in Europe 2005

Award of Excellence 2002/2003/2004”

Sovereign 2002, 2003 and 2004

Prémios Publituris 2003

Melhor Resort Hotel Portugal 2003

World Travel Awards 2001/2002

Europe’s Leading Resort 2001 and 2002