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.
Four hundred people attended the sensational grand opening party of the 255-room Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort in Phuket, 4 April. Guest of honour, Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut, cut the opening ribbon along with Outrigger senior executives and the company’s founding family members who had flown in from Hawaii for the occasion.
Outrigger Hotels & Resorts Asia-Pacific is now taking reservations for its new absolute beach front property in Thailand, the Outrigger Phuket Beach Resort. It will be the only property in the Laguna Phuket destination resort to have a dedicated club lounge for guests looking for additional personal service and privacy.
Richard Kelley has been replaced as chairman of Outrigger Enterprises by his son, Charles Roy “Chuck” Kelley with immediate affect. Outrigger has been nominated as Australia’s Leading Hotel Brand at the upcoming World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony in Bangkok.
Darren Edmonstone, managing director of Outrigger Hotels & Resorts, Asia Pacific, is pleased to announce the appointment of William Visser as vice president operations, Asia Pacific. Visser will be based in Outrigger’s Asia Pacific corporate office in Phuket, Thailand. The news comes at an exciting time for Thailand, which is preparing to welcome the second WSDE Sports Destination Expo later this year.
Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Asia announced today that it has signed an agreement with developer Vietnamese American Hotel and Resort Co. Ltd
Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, Asia, has officially established Phuket as its Regional Operating Headquarters (ROH) and been approved by the Thai Government’s Board of Investment, under the Ministry of Industry.