Kirsty Danks-Brown has joined Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa as the new director of sales and marketing. With eleven years of experience in luxury hospitality and a proven track record in maximising business opportunities and exceeding profit targets, Danks-Brown’s wealth of knowledge and expertise will be a valuable asset to the Shangri-La brand.
This year guests at Alila Jabal Akhdar will be able to celebrate the rose harvest in Oman with a rose-inspired experience. Every year, from the end of March until mid-May, the rugged, rocky mountain landscape of Jabal Akhdar - the Green Mountain in Arabic - is transformed into a spectacular shade of pink.
Martin Göschel has been appointed executive chef at The Alpina Gstaad from May 1st. The 45-year-old German succeeds Marcus Lindner, who is leaving the hotel at the end of the 2017 winter season for a new challenge in Zurich.
Cosying up in bed and drifting off into a deep sleep is a fantastic feeling but the reality is that many of us are left tossing and turning with thoughts racing through our minds before struggling to get a good night’s rest.
The Lanesborough Club & Spa will launch on March 13th as London’s finest private members’ club, offering hotel guests and club members access to internationally recognised experts and leaders in the fields of fitness, wellness and lifestyle.
The Night Spa at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa opens every evening at 22:00, after The Island Spa has closed its doors for the day. Its open-air ritual – The Secrets of the Sea – is available to just one individual or couple each night, affording guests the ultimate oceanic immersion on their own private starlit island.
As the annual Sakura cherry blossom takes place in Japan you too can experience the wonders of this beautiful flower with the 75-minute Miracle of Sakura treatment at The Okura Spa.
Swiss hotel management company Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has announced that it will rebrand and manage a luxury villa and suite resort in Hua Hin, Thailand. The new property is to be named the Mövenpick Asara Resort & Spa Hua Hin.
Located on Vietnam’s most illustrious and pristine coastline, The Anam, an independently operated and luxurious all-villa, five-star resort, has drawn inspiration from the heritage of Nha Trang and the original settlements in Cham Kingdom and Bali for the interpretation for its new Sri Mara Spa.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has acquired Miraval Group, a renowned of wellness and mindfulness experiences, from an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners.
Fairmont St Andrews has promoted Amy Yeates to director of golf, spa and leisure. She has been director of golf since joining the resort in 2015 and the new role will see her responsible for the spa and leisure departments.
Edition Hotels, a brand collaboration between Marriott and hotelier Ian Schrager, has partnered with next-generation wellness collective Yoga for Bad People to produce a series of in-room fitness amenities for guests. Edition will be taking the next step into holistic wellness available at their guests’ fingertips to satisfy travellers checking in for leisure of business.