Hot hotel openings: “At the forefront of the cultural scene”

Hot off the press this week, our list of hot hotel openings include Aloft Hotels’ first property in Scotland, Radisson’s latest in Latin America and more.

Aloft Aberdeen TECA

Marriott International’s Aloft Hotels brings a new beat to Scotland this month with the opening of its first property in the country — Aloft Aberdeen TECA.

Located in The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA), which will open its doors this summer, Aloft Aberdeen TECA is right in the heart of the city’s burgeoning international music scene. Known as the ‘Granite City’ – but home to much more than hard rock – Aberdeen’s buzzing music and live entertainment scene is the ideal setting for Scotland’s first Aloft Hotel.

“At the forefront of the cultural scene”

John Licence, vice president premium and select brands, Europe at Marriott International said: “Aberdeen is a city for urban travellers who are at the forefront of the cultural scene, just like Aloft guests, and we look forward to opening our doors to them.

“The city’s social hub is growing with the opening of the new P&J Live, and the Aloft Aberdeen TECA is uniquely placed to be right in the mix with live music programming, the hottest emerging artists and signature cocktails.”

Zafiro Palace Andratx

Summer 2020 will see the opening of Zafiro Palace Andratx, the new, all-suite, 5-star hotel within the Zafiro Hotels portfolio, nestled in the Mallorcan coastline.

Set in Camp de Mar, a village sheltered by mountains and full of natural charm, the hotel is steps away from a blue flag, sandy beach and 10-minutes from the ancient town of Andratx, with its quaint narrow streets, rural heritage and sprawling farmlands alive with oranges, olives and grapes.

Gili Lankanfushi

On the first day of December this year, the Maldives’ eco-resort Gili Lankanfushi will welcome back guests following a renovation of the resort. The island will remain an intimate and sustainable paradise for the barefoot luxury traveller, with a new design concept and wellness programmes.

Located in the languid waters of the North Malé Atoll, just a 20-minute speedboat ride from Malé, the 45 refurbished villas will offer open-air living spaces, roof terraces and private decks with direct access to the lagoon below.

Radisson Hotel Paulista São Paulo

Radisson has announced the opening of Radisson Hotel Paulista São Paulo in the Jardins neighbourhood which is known for its upscale restaurants, chic fashion boutiques and museums. Guests can easily get around the city with the hotel’s proximity to the Paraíso and Brigadeiro subway stations.

“We are thrilled to welcome this hotel as we continue growing the Radisson brand in Latin America especially in this beautiful area of São Paulo,” said Frances Gonzalez, vice president of operations for Radisson Hotel Group in Latin America. “This hotel embraces everything the Radisson brand has to offer with its modern design and focus on delivering superior hospitality allowing guests to relax and create memorable moments throughout their stay.”

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