Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed John Allanson as the general manager of Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort, an exclusive sanctuary of over-water bungalows and exquisite villas located within the crystal waters of the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll. He will commence his position immediately and will report to Paul Richardson, executive vice president and chief operating officer in Outrigger’s corporate office in Hawaii.
Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed Marc Landgraf as the general manager of the Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort in Thailand. He will take up the role tomorrow. The resort is a 52-key all-suite and villa beachfront property in Samui that has just completed major renovations and enhancements.
Outrigger Enterprises Group has announced the rebranding of OHANA Hotels & Resorts to OHANA Hotels by Outrigger. The mid-tier, off-beach leisure brand seeks to offer “Local hospitality and convenience in paradise”. The new name and logo is part of Outrigger’s overall corporate brand strategy introduced last year when the company launched is premier global beachfront brand, Outrigger Resorts.
The Navasana Spa at the Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort has introduced ten new spa experiences. The ten new ones complement an existing selection of massages and the Rhassoul Ritual in the spa’s majestic hammam. The concept of the new offerings is to encourage a flexible and holistic approach to wellbeing while on holiday, as opposed to mere pampering.
Outrigger Resorts has opened a sales, marketing and PR representation office in Russia, effective 1 January 2015.
Three hundred and fifty VIP guests attended the lavish opening party of the Outrigger Mauritius Resort and Spa in the Indian Ocean, 16 April. Guest of honor, the Mauritius Minister for Tourism, Mr Michael Sik Yuen, welcomed Outrigger and wished them well on the island.
Hawaii-based Outrigger Hotels & Resorts has continued to expand its global portfolio of beachfront properties with the announcement it has purchased from its partner, Geoffrey Shaw, the complete shareholding in the ownership company of Outrigger on the Lagoon Fiji, and his privately held Castaway Island, Fiji. The two award-winning resorts combine to offer the perfect Fiji islands holiday experience.
The beachfront Outrigger Mauritius Resort and Spa is now open. The Deluxe 181-room, all sea-view resort opened 30 January and is the first in the Indian Ocean belonging to Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, the 66-year old Hawaii-based hospitality company which now has 45 properties open or under development in eight countries.
Outrigger Hotels and Resorts in Asia-Pacific will be prominent at upcoming major travel trade events in Singapore and London ahead of the Mauritius Outrigger Resort and Spa opening on the idyllic south coast of the Indian Ocean island state in December. Details about the property and all Outrigger properties in Asia-Pacific will be promoted during ITB Asia in Singapore and WTM in London.
Hawaii-based Outrigger Hotels and Resorts announced today that it has purchased from Dubai-based Kingdom Hotel Investments the 181-key Movenpick Resort and Spa Mauritius in the island nation of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean from Dubai-based Kingdom Hotel Investments. The transaction closed on May 29, 2013, for an undisclosed amount.