One&Only Resorts has appointed Jerome Colson as general manager, One&Only Seef, Bahrain. In his new role, Colson will be responsible for the successful opening in 2017 and for the on-going operation of One&Only Seef, Bahrain.
One&Only Le Saint Géran, the idyllic and legendary resort on the north-eastern coast of Mauritius has announced its plans for an exciting rebirth. The resort will close in February 2017 for an extensive renovation, and will re-emerge in late 2017, retaining what guests have always loved – a sense of exclusive privacy on its own private peninsula, with a beachfront and calm lagoon unlike any other resort in Mauritius.
Kerzner International has appointed Philippe Zuber as president and chief operating officer for One&Only Resorts. In this role, Zuber will lead the strategic development of the One&Only brand, including continued operational success of all existing One&Only resorts. The appointment is strategically important as the company continues further enhancements across existing resorts in the collection and also moves forward with expansion plans for One&Only worldwide.
Kerzner International and Sevens Holding have announced a partnership with global hospitality leader, Hakkasan Group, to open a Hakkasan restaurant at the new One&Only resort opening in Seef, Bahrain. “We are very pleased to be welcoming Hakkasan to One&Only Bahrain and know our guests will truly appreciate being able to enjoy this world-class experience,” commented Mark DeCocinis, president, One&Only Resorts.
One&Only Resorts has announced the appointment of established industry leader Mike Bonner as vice president, marketing, One&Only Resorts, effective immediately. In this role, Bonner will be responsible for the entire global marketing of the brand, including online and offline channels, customer relationship management, direct marketing, creative services and brand partnerships.
One&Only Resorts has announced the appointment of established industry leader Ed Brea as general manager, One&Only Hayman Island in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. In his new role, Brea is responsible for the entire operation of One&Only Hayman Island and its continued strategic development.
Kerzner International has announced the appointment of established industry leader Jean-Luc Naret as general manager, One&Only Reethi Rah, effective immediately. In his new role, Naret is responsible for the entire operation of One&Only Reethi Rah and its continued strategic development. “I am thrilled to have Jean-Luc back at One&Only Resorts at this exciting time of growth for the company,” commented Mark DeCocinis, president, One&Only Resorts.
Long known as one of the world’s most exclusive ultra-luxury resorts, the iconic One&Only Palmilla Resort has re-opened. One&Only Palmilla welcomed guests back to a resort that is better than ever with a number of new elements, including the new steakhouse, SEARED created in collaboration with Jean-Georges Vongerichten, completely refurbished guest rooms and suites, new adult outdoor lounging areas with panoramic ocean views and a new One&Only Spa and Fitness Centre.
Long recognised as one of the world’s most exclusive resorts, the iconic One&Only Ocean Club resort has unveiled planned enhancements to raise the bar on ultra-luxury in The Bahamas. The improvements will include completely renovated and expanded guest rooms and suites in the Hartford Wing and expansion of dining options within Dune restaurant by Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
Emirates has appointed One&Only Resorts, a subsidiary of Kerzner International to manage the highly acclaimed luxury resort Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area in Australia. This will be One&Only’s second resort in Australia, following the successful rebirth of One&Only Hayman Island in July 2014. From early 2015, One&Only will be able to offer two of the most definitive experiences within Australia, showcasing the range of what the country has to offer.
Kerzner International has entered into an agreement with Sevens Holding, a diverse company catering to different segments in the private sector including hospitality and real estate, to develop and operate a new One&Only resort in Seef, Bahrain. This new resort is scheduled to begin welcoming guests in 2016.
As part of a bid to avert a looming tragedy in lion populations all over the world, the One&Only Cape Town – in conjunction with the Forever Wild Lion programme of the Wilderness Foundation – has revealed plans to host a charity auction dinner. The event, scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 18th, follows a similar event in 2013 at the luxury resort in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.