Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas News

World Travel Market 2016: Anantara Hotels moves into Europe with Algarve property

World Travel Market 2016: Anantara Hotels moves into Europe with Algarve property

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has announced its first property in Europe. Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort will join the brand’s luxury portfolio in April 2017. Located in the Algarve in the south of Portugal, just 15 minutes from Faro International Airport, the existing 280-room property is currently operating as Tivoli Victoria and boasts stunning views over the Arnold Palmer designed Oceânico golf course.

Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort opens in Oman

Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort opens in Oman

28th Oct 2016 Hotel News

Anantara’s first resort in Oman, the hotly anticipated Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, has opened its doors. Perched 2,000 metres above sea level on the Sultanate’s fabled ‘Green Mountain’, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort is the highest five star luxury resort in the Middle East and offers a huge variety of activities – from high adrenalin to total relaxation – as well as a wealth of cultural experiences.

Anantara Kalutara Resort opens in Sri Lanka

Anantara Kalutara Resort opens in Sri Lanka

20th Oct 2016 Hotel News

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & has opened its second resort in Sri Lanka, with the doors opening at the 141-key Anantara Kalutara Resort, a peacefully secluded hideaway located along the island’s south-west coast. Only ten minutes from the town of Kalutara and an hour south of the capital Colombo, Anantara Kalutara has a unique setting between the Indian Ocean and Kalu River and boasts coastal, river and lagoon frontage, providing a tranquil retreat in between the array of enriching nearby adventures. 

Both takes over leadership of Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel

Both takes over leadership of Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel

14th Jun 2016 Hotel News

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has appointed Patrick Both as general manager of Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel. Both brings with him 21 years of diverse international hotelier experience, including over five years of noteworthy management positions for Anantara in the Maldives, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates, where his most recent position was as general manager at the award-winning Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara in Abu Dhabi.

Breaking Travel News interview: Jean-François Laurent, general manager, Anantara Dubai The Palm

Breaking Travel News interview: Jean-François Laurent, general manager, Anantara Dubai The Palm

17th May 2016 Focus

Perched on the eastern crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort is a remarkable location inspired by traditional Thai architecture in an Arabian setting.  The resort is where one can savour moments of bliss surrounded by unimaginable magnificence. Here Rebecca Cohen chats with general manager Jean-François Laurent for Breaking Travel News about the latest developments at the hotel and the growing importance of the Palm for tourism in Dubai.

Ananatara welcomes first PADI free dive centre to Maldives

Ananatara welcomes first PADI free dive centre to Maldives

12th May 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

The Maldives attracts travellers from around the world with a visual spectacle unlike anywhere else on the globe. Above the waterline and beneath the waves, unbelievable worlds await exploration. Anantara opens the door to new encounters with a pioneering aquatic experience in a nation where the total area is 99.99 per cent water.

Minor Hotel Group reveals two new United Arab Emirates properties

Minor Hotel Group reveals two new United Arab Emirates properties

6th Apr 2016 Hotel News

Minor Hotel Group has announced the addition of two new properties to its pipeline in the United Arab Emirates. Anantara Jebel Dhanna and AVANI Jebel Dhanna in Abu Dhabi will soon begin development and both are scheduled to open in 2018. The developer of these two new properties is Dhabi Contracting LLC and Aecom has been appointed as the lead architecture and interior design consultant for the project.

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort reopens in Mozambique

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort reopens in Mozambique

4th Apr 2016 Hotel News

Secluded on a pristine private island in the Quirimbas Archipelago off the northern coast of Mozambique, Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort has reopened following an extensive refurbishment. The 12-villa, adults-only African island hideaway now features refreshed décor, luxury villa upgrades and new signature experiences, including a Robinson Crusoe-style star bed for the ultimate romantic escape.