Surrounded by the crystal blue waters of the Aegean Sea in an impressive Turkish Riviera coastal setting, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum reopened April 1 for the 2022 season. With 59 rooms, 25 suites, 12 villas and 36 lifestyle apartments, the 5-star resort offers guests sophisticated new venues and enhanced menus.
Serving delicacies of the Far East in an open-air setting with sweeping views of the Aegean Sea, Hakkasan continues to delight diners with its signature dishes and chic atmosphere. The modern steakhouse Atelier di Carne by Dario Cecchini offers different types of meat cuts in a beautiful alfresco setting, while Kurochan by IOKI and IOKI on the Beach turn lunches and dinners into a feast with Nikkei-inspired sushi specialties. In addition, Lucca by Sea features Mediterranean cuisine, creative cocktails and a great seaside ambience.
The 29,000-square-foot Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum, offers 12 treatment rooms, beauty care rooms, open-air cabins with sweeping sea views, luxury baths, saunas, steam rooms and indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Natural products such as olive oil, sage and lavender, all harvested from the fields of the resort, are used in treatments at The Spa. Peter Burwash International, the world’s leading tennis management company, offers its world-class services to tennis enthusiasts at the Tennis Center.
Bringing together local and international fashion brands, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum offers a highly curated shopping experience, just steps from the sea. The resort offers some of the world’s most admired luxury labels, from designer couture to homegrown accessories. A fleet of iX BMWs are available with eDrive technology and fully electric all-wheel-drive system in addition to the resort’s existing electric buggies.
“An exciting array of world-class leisure and new experiences awaits our guests this season at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum,” said Ersev Demiröz, general manager, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum. “We have all been preparing with great devotion and high motivation to ensure an unforgettable holiday at the jewel of Turkish Riviera.”
IHG® Hotels & Resorts certainly has a lot to celebrate, starting with an incredible growth story. Over the past five years, IHG has acquired or launched six new brands: Six Senses® Hotels Resorts Spas, Regent® Hotels & Resorts, Vignette™ Collection, voco™ hotels, avid® hotels and Atwell Suites™. Most recently, IHG reached an important milestone with its 6,000th open hotel. The company looks to further expand its portfolio by 30 percent with 1,800 hotels in the development pipeline, with significant focus on growth in the luxury segment where IHG is positioned as one of the top two hotel chains.
Nayara Tented Camp in Costa Rica finishes phase two of its work to enhance its property, featuring a new main common area with a reception tent, as well as a new bar, lounge, restaurant, swimming pool and fire pit. Phase two also saw the completion of several new accommodations, such as two four-bedroom tented residences, six two-bedroom tents and eight more standalone tents.
Stoneacre Hospitality Group expanded its suite of offerings with the grand opening of the remodeled Chart House Inn in Newport, Rhode Island. Situated in the city’s historic district, the inn’s lengthy history adds character and charm to each room and suite. Its proximity to many of Newport’s restaurants, shops and museums makes it the ideal place to stay for a New England vacation.
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Emerald Cruises christened its newest Star-Ship, Emerald Luna, in a ceremony in Amsterdam as it prepares to sail the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers of Europe. Equipped to host up to 180 guests, Emerald Luna saw many members of Scenic Group, the parent company of Emerald Cruises, attend the ceremony, including U.S. travel industry advocate and educator Vanessa McGovern, who took honors as godmother during the ceremony.
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