Destination Spa Phuket opening in March 2008
The premier destination spa of the 21st
century, Six Senses Designation Spa at Phuket, offers world-class innovative experiences. Multi-day programmes will help transform guest's lifestyles
through complete immersion into healthy and mindful living. Preventive
wellness will be a fundamental component of the spa, using in-depth
diagnostic tools to provide invaluable insight into the health of each guest
and to ensure they leave enriched for life. Guests will enjoy the freshest
and healthiest spa cuisine at the interactive earth kitchen and the fine
dining raw food restaurant.
programmes, "Life Passages" created under the executive direction of
destination spa veteran Ana Maria, General Manager and Brand Director of Six
Senses Destination Spas will transform guest's lifestyles through complete
immersion into healthy and mindful living."
Swiss-Belhotel Medan, is
scheduled to open in March 2008.
Swiss-Belhotel International announced recently that
it has signed an agreement with PT. Global Medan Town Square for the
operation and management of the latter’s new 5-Star, 245-guestroom hotel,
now under construction in Medan, North Sumatera, Indonesia. The agreement
was signed earlier this year by Ir. Charles Sutantio, President Director of
PT. Global Medan Town Square and Emmanuel Guillard, Vice President of Swiss-Belhotel
International – Indonesia.
24-story mixed-use edifice will comprise of 11,000 square meters of
entertainment and retail space and a modern, de-luxe, international luxury
hotel in the Central Business District on Jalan Letnan Jenderal S. Parnam in
Medan. The hotel, named Swiss-Belhotel Medan, is scheduled to open in
Beijing to accommodate Middle East travelers
Beijing will soon have a new landmark illuminating its skyline – Hyatt will
launch Park Hyatt Beijing in the heart of the capital’s Central Business
District, becoming the tallest skyscraper on famous Chang’an Avenue and the
first Park Hyatt hotel in China. The most exclusive of the Hyatt brands
catering to elite, discerning travelers seeking luxury in the world’s most
prime locations, Park Hyatt will be the property of choice for Middle
Eastern travelers according to area director of marketing – Middle East,
Hyatt International Hotel, Thierry Bertin
Starwood signs new W Hotel in Amman
Hotels & Resorts has signed an agreement with Saraya, a real estate
development and asset management company, to develop the first W hotel in
Amman as part of Saraya's new headquarters. When it opens, in 2011, the
280-room W Amman also plans to service additional luxury residences in the
modern New Abdali Downtown.
Bahrain tourism hits record high
Bahrain’s tourism sector hit a new high generating $17.3 million
revenue this year so far, up by 15 per cent from the corresponding income
last year. It also attracted significant investment inflows, along with
record tourist arrivals, to the tune of $5.6 billion into tourism project
development shaping the sunrise tourism sector of the Kingdom. This excludes
infrastructure costs such as transport networks and power plants.