In celebration of the world’s love affair with the art of the martini, Hakkasan will bring its celebrated Hakkatini night to Dubai. Taking place every evening from 18:00-21:00, guests can experience a reinvention of the classic martini cocktail using exclusive fusions and unusual ingredients.
Headquartered in Mauritius, with over three decades of hospitality experience, Sun Resorts owns and manages five unrivalled resorts in two of the world’s most coveted holiday destinations in the Indian Ocean: Mauritius and the Maldives.
The spa enhancements include six renovated treatment rooms as well as a brand-new state-of-the-art fitness centre located on top of the spa with a panoramic view of the bay, a tranquil meditation sala and an indoor flying yoga studio.
Mika Toivola brings with him an extensive background in corporate finance, treasury, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, strategic planning and risk management along with a deep understanding of the real estate and construction sectors.
The Okura Prestige Bangkok has appointed Dutch native Niek Hammer as the new general manager. Married with three children, multi-lingual Hammer joins the property from Hotel Okura Macau where he held the general manager’s position for three years.
Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Tian Teck Property Company to operate dusitD2 Samyan Bangkok – the first dusitD2 branded property in the city.
The redesign features a sophisticated minimalist aesthetic, with neutral colour tones and art deco flourishes, and was completed by the French-Canadian architect Pascal Trahan, who also designed the tropical bungalows at Azerai Resort Can Tho.
Michael Gaehler brings more than 33 years of experience within the high-end hospitality sector, having recently worked as general manager of the Oriental Residences Bangkok.
citizenM has announced the acquisition of a Victoria property for its fourth London hotel, opening in 2021. The 226-room hotel will comprise basement and ground floor levels, with ten upper floors.
Having worked in Germany, New York, Poland, Egypt, China, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, Ruge brings more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry to his new position.
Vikram Jamwal has been appointed general manager of Hilton Durban in South Africa. Jamwal most recently served as Hilton’s regional director of revenue for Africa & the Indian Ocean while based in Dubai.
Higher prices and over-tourism in European capitals may be leading growing numbers of UK holidaymakers to swap established favourites like Paris and Amsterdam for a new generation of little-known cities – according to a new city breaks review by Post Office Travel Money.