Marriott International has announced its branded residential portfolio is expected to grow by more than 70 per cent in four years as both consumers and residential real estate developers seek homes affiliated with its brands.
The St. Regis Bali Resort and The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua has appointed Oliver Key as managing director.
The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort has announced Olda Zitek has been appointed as executive sous chef. Zitek will join the private island resort in early May 2018 from Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square where he worked as executive sous chef from November 2016.
Marriott International has appointed Marwan Fadel as the general manager of The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A Lebanese national, Fadel has nearly two decades of hospitality experience across the Middle East.
WATG, the world’s leading hospitality design firm, and Wimberly Interiors, a design studio of WATG, have revealed the design of the St. Regis Astana, inspired by Kazakhstan’s mythology and traditions. The hotel marks the first entry of the St. Regis brand in Kazakhstan, bringing a new height of luxury to the historical crossroads of human civilisation.
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts has announced a collaboration with China Resources Property which is slated to bring the brand to Hong Kong by early 2019. Marriott International has nine properties in Hong Kong, but this will be the first property for the St. Regis brand in the city.
The St. Regis Doha has announced the appointment of Rebecca Platt as director of marketing. With over 15 years experience in the hospitality industry, Platt brings extensive marketing and digital knowledge to the property.
Alexander Blair, the newly appointed general manager at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, chats to Breaking Travel News as the property is honoured with the titles of Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Island Resort and Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury New Resort at the World Travel Awards.