The Oberoi Hotels and Resorts in a statement has announced that it has been awarded ‘World’s Best Hotel Brand’ in a reader’s poll conducted by a popular travel magazine. The company mentioned that its properties around the world have also received accolades including ‘Best City Hotel’ in Asia, ‘Best Resort’ in India and ‘Best Resort’ in Africa and the Middle East region.

In the readers’ pool of Travel + Leisure magazine, the company said it received recognition from close to 9.5 million readers. Among the Oberoi Group’s properties, The Oberoi, Marrakech has been named the best resort in North Africa and the Middle East while The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur has been adjourned the best resort in India award.

Founded in 1934, the company owns and operates 31 luxury hotels and two river cruise ships in five countries, primarily under its Oberoi Hotels & Resorts and Trident brands.