Armed with new post-pandemic insights, Philippe Zuber continues to spearhead the ambitious expansion plans of the ultra-luxurious Atlantis Resort & Residences and One&Only Resorts brands across the globe. In a chat with Travelgram, he shares his journey of building a successful hospitality brand that puts both employees and guests at the forefront, plus a sneak peek into the spectacular Atlantis The Royal, set to open in Dubai later this year.
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Luxury, sustainability and cutting-edge technology are at the forefront of Saudi Arabia’s multi-billion dollar Red Sea Project which is currently under development. By 2030, the destination will feature one-of-a-kind resorts, residences, marinas and entertainment amenities, spread across 22 islands in the pristine archipelago, that cater to the discerning traveller.
The programme offers a service team including sommeliers or mixologists, florists, and even babysitters for the ultimate dine-in experience at home.
Known for its hip interior design, fashionable facilities and eye-catching locations, W Hotels has been redefining luxury hospitality as a lifestyle. The brand goes an extra mile to create a memorable connection with guests with its ‘Whatever/Whenever’ approach that is exemplified by its signature concierge service, the W Insider, who will get you anything from backstage passes to the coolest gigs to a new outfit for a last-minute meeting—think a genie but with unlimited wishes. Travelgram catches up with Shreeja Jha, the newest W Insider at W Goa.
For the luxury hospitality group’s sales and marketing head, 2020 brought with it lessons in agility, innovation and staying connected with loyal guests in a socially distanced world. Now, the Mandarin Oriental Group has its sights set firmly ahead with plans for steady expansion across Asia, the Middle East and Europe, and a collaboration with The Oberoi Group in India.
Otherworldly views, underwater adventures, haute cuisine and valuable lessons in the luxurious art of doing nothing—here’s your guide to soaking in the fine experiences that the Maldives has to offer.
Luxury villas, a private island butler and curated experiences that immerse you in traditional Maldivian culture await you at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Island, which opens to the public on June 1.
Luxury resort brand Resplendent Ceylon has joined hands with Indian charter plane service Jetpooling to offer bespoke private jet vacations for Indian travellers to Sri Lanka.
More optimism than pessimism is reflected in Strategic Vision’s ‘2021 – Pulse of the Industry Survey’. Trending this year: Journeys to Asia and Europe, safaris, domestic trips. Cruises and staycations? Not so much.
Or so says Greater Chennai Corporation’s commissioner, G Prakash, bringing hope to hoteliers in the city, who are grappling with the fall out of the discovery of COVID clusters in some properties. However, banquets and weddings in hotels have been called off for the moment.