Having recently welcomed Conrad London St. James, Supreme Hotels, part of the Splendid Hospitality Group, is set for further UK expansion. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole sits down with Splendid Hospitality Group chief executive Stuart Bailey to get the latest on the plans.
Portugal has taken the title of World’s Best Golf Destination at the inaugural World Golf Awards, hosted this evening at the Conrad Algarve. The only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the golf hospitality industry, the event also saw St Andrews Links - Old Course recognised as the World’s Best Golf Course, while The Els Club Teluk Datai was awarded the honour of World’s Best New Golf Course.
World Golf Awards has touched down in Portugal as finishing touches are put in place ahead of the inaugural Gala Ceremony.The only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the golf hospitality industry, the showcase will take place at the Conrad Algarve from November 13th-16th. World Golf Awards will see presentations made across a range of categories during a red carpet event, with leading golf tourism destinations competing for titles including Best Golf Resort, Best Golf Course, Best Golf Tour Operator, and Best New Golf Course.
Conrad Macao, Cotai Central, located at Sands Cotai Central, has added three more prestigious awards to its already long list of accolades. The property took the titles of Macau’s Leading Hotel, Macau’s Leading Hotel Suite and Asia’s Leading Green Hotel at the annual World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony. The announcement was made at a glittering event held in New Delhi, India.
An elite travel industry crowd was welcomed to the newly opened Conrad London St James last night as the property opens to the public. John Vanderslice, the global head of Conrad Hotels & Resorts, the luxury lifestyle brand of Hilton Worldwide, was on hand to greet arrivals, alongside newly appointed hotel manager Chris Jung.
Hilton Worldwide has announced the appointment of Chris Jung as general manager of the newly re-launched Conrad London St. James, the latest addition to Conrad Hotels & Resorts’ luxury portfolio. With 11 years of extensive knowledge in international luxury hotel management spanning four continents, Jung brings strong commercial insight and a wealth of expertise to the position.
European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has invited golfers from around the world to play the new North Course at Quinta du Lago - home of World Golf Awards 2014. All eyes will be on the course, situated in The Algarve, Portugal, ahead of its reopening in October.
The luxury of Conrad Hotels & Resorts arrives in London with the launch of Conrad London St. James, the brand’s most recently anticipated property, following an agreement with Supreme Hotels. Situated in a highly sought-after location in Britain’s political heartland, global luxury travellers are invited to experience a sophisticated environment featuring locally inspired style and design.
Having just been nominated as Asia’s Leading Hotel by the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here sits down Conrad Macao, Cotai Central General Manager Bede Barry to discuss what is on offer at the property, the importance of sustainability and the changing nature of tourism in Macao.
The Conrad Dubai is located in the heart of the buzzing financial district of the city, along side the Sheikh Zayed Road. Despite the frenetic pace of life and the high speed activity on the highway and byways close by, the Conrad does offer a haven of tranquillity - as Phil Blizzard discovered on his ‘Ramadan Tour’ of the region.
Joachim Harti, general manager, Conrad Algarve, speaks to Breaking Travel News at Arabian Travel Market 2014.