Cretan Hospitality:Grecotel

The successful history of the largest and most successful Greek luxury hotel brand, Grecotel oversees a collection of Greece’s finest resorts, each individually designed, crafted and inspired by its own supreme beachfront location. The brand values high standards of quality, great team and responsiveness to tourists’ needs are key to a successful future together with the unique concept of hospitality that is rooted in Greek culture and style. Hence Grecotel delivers sophisticated lifestyle experiences for travelers in the country’s most beautiful destinations. Grecotel properties are located in prime locations around Greece on the islands of Crete, Corfu, Rhodes, Kos, Mykonos, … Continue reading Cretan Hospitality:Grecotel

Breathtaking Views: Hassler Roma

One of the most insightful encounters I had recently was with the team from Hassler Roma. Set atop the Spanish Steps and featuring a panoramic view of the entire city, the Hassler Roma is owned by President and Managing Director Roberto E. Wirth, fifth generation of a famous Swiss hotelier dynasty. Hospitality is in the DNA of the owners. For more than a century, the Hassler Roma continues its legacy as Rome’s five-star lodging of choice for the world’s elite and discerning travelers. Its rooms and suites, its terraces and its 1 starred Michelin panoramic restaurant offer the most breathtaking … Continue reading Breathtaking Views: Hassler Roma

Hyatt Centric: Expansion Plans of Hyatt Hotels Corporation

During the ATM I met with Mr. Eric Brun, Senior Vice President – Brand and Commercial Strategy and Mr. Christian Pertl, Regional Vice President Sales Operations – Middle East & Africa together with other key members of the Hyatt team. The Hyatt team spoke about the debut of the Hyatt Centric brand to the GCC region, with the first Hyatt Centric hotel slated to open later this year on The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E.. This opening will be followed by Hyatt Centric West Bay Doha in Qatar in 2018. Eric Brun mentioned that bringing Hyatt Centric to the G.C.C. is … Continue reading Hyatt Centric: Expansion Plans of Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Incredible Iguazu: A stay at Mercure Iguazu

A few months ago, we ventured to Argentina to get up, close and personal with the famed Iguazu Falls and while there were some great hotels closer to the natural attractions, I spent my nights in Mercure Iguazu surrounded by nature. The hotel is located in the middle of a natural reserve and built with natural wood and stone that blends in with nature and offers guests a warm ambience. The best part of my stay was a relaxing massage at the spa and relaxation time by the infinity pool surrounded by a forest after a long day at the … Continue reading Incredible Iguazu: A stay at Mercure Iguazu