This month, Luxe Worldwide Hotels, the premier independent hotel representation company, added four independently owned, international hotels to its roster of distinguished properties. Luxe’s President and CEO, Efrem Harkham, is delighted to announce Luxe’s representation of Singapore’s The Scarlet, Sydney’s Russell Hotel, Kenya’s Whitesands Resort and Barcelona’s Hotel Icaria.
Opening December 1st is Singapore’s The Scarlet, an 84-room, ultra-stylish, boutique hotel that combines a boldly sensual design with guest-focused services. Guestrooms offer complimentary high-speed Internet access, DVD players and work desks. On the rooftop terrace, “Breeze” welcomes guests for pleasing cocktails and dinner. “Desire” is the hotel’s main restaurant, and “Bold” is the adjacent bar. The Scarlet is located close to Club Street, one of Singapore’s heritage enclaves, with easy access to public transportation.
Sydney, Australia’s Russell Hotel offers charm, character and a central location. Since 1887, the 29-room Russell has welcomed guests to the city’s historic heart. Fresh flowers, plush bathrobes and period furniture decorate each guest room; and many have views of the nearby Circular Quay. A delightful rooftop garden offers a relaxing ambience, and Acacia restaurant serves the finest in nouvelle Australian cuisine.
Located on the tropical Indian Ocean, only 30 minutes from Mombasa International Airport, is Kenya’s expansive, 340-room Whitesands Resort. Offering a variety of water sports activities, five on-site restaurants and four swimming pools, the resort is one of East Africa’s most sophisticated relaxation destinations. All rooms have satellite TV, direct dial phones and mosquito nets; and many feature stunning ocean views. 24-hour, in-room dining and a full-service business center are also conveniently available.
Spain’s 180-room Hotel Icaria Barcelona is wired for business. Each guestroom has its own computer, featuring high-speed Internet access, Microsoft software and wireless keyboard. All public areas have wireless Internet access, making conducting business on-site even more convenient. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, all guests will appreciate fine dining at ORA restaurant, as well as the hotel’s heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and innovative indoor/outdoor Oxygen Relaxing Area.