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Hotel wrap: TFE global sale, Ormond group comes to Melbourne, the Fantauzzo update + more!

Today’s Hotel Wrap is almost as exciting as having an open mini-bar. Just kidding, it’s nowhere near that exciting.

Enjoy a tropical easter extravaganza at Karma Resorts Bali

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Karma Resorts presents the Balinese Easter Extravaganza, a fun-filled journey for the entire family. Share in the traditions, indulge in the cuisine, release your inner child and let Karma bring your Easter Holidays dreams to life in the tropical playgrounds of Karma Kandara and Karma Jimbaran.

Karma Kandara Easter Package

Starting from IDR 12,631,000 for two guests

Inclusions:

  • Two night stay in a one-bedroom villa for two guests
  • An extravagant Easter brunch to remember
  • Daily breakfast
  • Return private airport transfers
  • Complimentary access to Karma Beach Club
  • Welcome drink upon arrival
  • Fruit basket replenished daily
  • Kids activities at Three Monkey Kids Club along with additional treats – from cooking and dancing to crafts and other Easter fun plus an Easter egg hunt and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny!

Karma Jimbaran Easter Package

Starting from IDR 13,300,000 for four guests

Inclusions:

  • Two night stay in a private pool villa
  • An extravagant Easter brunch at The Bay Bar & Grill
  • Daily breakfast
  • Return private airport transfers
  • Complimentary access to Karma Beach Club
  • Welcome drink and cold towel upon arrival
  • Fruit basket replenished daily
  • Kids activities at Three Monkey Kids Club

TFE Hotels Global Hotel Sale

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Save up to 35 per cent on your next Aussie or overseas adventure! Book direct with TFE Hotels between 21 March and 15 April 2019 and you’ll receive a generous 25 per cent discount off fully flexible rates across Adina Hotels, Vibe Hotels, Travelodge Hotels and Rendezvous in Australia and New Zealand, as well as selected properties in the TFE Hotels Collection and the Far East Hotels’ network in Asia.

TFE Hotel eClub subscribers will receive an additional 10 per cent off the already discounted sale price on properties in Australia and New Zealand if they sign up prior to booking. To book, visit tfehotels.com.

Swell Lodge Creates Special Interest Packages on Christmas Island  

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Swell Lodge has announced a calendar of new packages for 2019, designed to align with guests’ special interests and offering a discovery of Christmas Island’s remarkable natural environment.

Guest stays at Swell Lodge feature an all-inclusive itinerary with dining prepared by a French chef, all beverages, airport transfers and activities such as a boat trip out to the best snorkel spots and guided walks to the island’s natural attractions including Hughs Dale Waterfall, Dolly Beach, Infinity Spa Rockpool, Margaret Knoll, The Grotto, Lily and Ethel Beaches or Anderson’s Dale.

There are several special interest packages with dedicated activities, with highlights incuding:

  • Wellness Retreat: May 14-21, August 20-27, 2017
  • Dive Package: May 21-28, September 17-24, 2019
  • Bird and Nature Week: August 27 – September 3, 2019
  • Ocean Swimming Week: October 8-15, 2019
  • Learn to Freedive – SSI Qualification: October 15-22, 2019

Art series appoints Shaun Fields to steer Brisbane Flagship, the Fantauzzo.

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Guests who stay at The Fantauzzo might expect the royal treatment with Art Series Hotels appointing Shaun Fields as general manager of its brand new $100m Brisbane property.

Fields, 37, has more than 20 years’ experience in the hotel industry and has looked after a number of high-profile guests including Lady Gaga, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Buble’ and Pink, but his most memorable is Queen Elizabeth II.

The Fantauzzo is scheduled to open later this month with bookings now available online.

The Peninsula Tokyo introduces “The Peninsula loves Sakura” celebrating Japan’s blossom-bursting season

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Each spring in Japan, the arrival of sakura (cherry blossoms) is celebrated like no other natural phenomenon in the country.

The short-lived beauty of the sakura flower captures the nation’s heart and spirit as early as February, when weather forecasters begin reporting on the northward progress of the blossom front. Picnic plans are hatched as the best blossom-viewing hanami (flower viewing) spots are reviewed and special food, sweets and drinks featuring the delicate flower and its fruit appear on menus nationwide.

From March 23 to April 6, 2019, the first phase of magnificent décor will adorn The Peninsula Tokyo. Hundreds of three-meter-high cherry tree boughs will transform The Lobby into the city’s earliest hanami destination, enabling springtime revelers to have a head start on the festivities.

The Darling becomes the first hotel in the world to stock Balmain Paris Hair Couture Hotel Collection

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The Darling has set another benchmark in luxury as the first hotel in the world to have Balmain Paris  Hair Couture Hotel Collection amenities stocked in its rooms.

Guests checking in to Sydney’s only Forbes five-star rated hotel and the Gold Coast’s newest luxury suite hotel – The Darling – will be the first to enjoy the renowned range from the French luxury brand in their rooms from next week.

The high-profile partnership combines uncompromising luxury with first-class travel to exceed guest’s expectations and introduce a new level of sophistication to hotel guest amenities. Products in the range include Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, Body Lotion, Perfumed Soap, Hand Cream, Lip Balm, and Bath Salts and are packed with exclusive ingredients including Balmain Paris Hair Couture’s signature Argan Elixir and silk proteins.

SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort Invites Guests To Explore The Dark Side Of The Moon

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The moon plays an integral role in Thai culture, with each phase of the lunar cycle holding a deep historical and spiritual significance.

At SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort, the luxury boutique beach resort on Koh Samui, the moon is also now helping to create many of life’s most magical moments. The resort is divided into two distinct parts – the Oceanfront/Beach Wing and Garden Wing – each of which has been exquisitely designed to reflect the changing phases of the moon.

Conceived by Onion, the Thailand-based architecture and design studio, SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort allows guests to channel the energy of the full, half or dark moons through their choice of accommodation.

Scheduled to open in April 2019, the brand new Garden Wing is intricately guided by the half moon and dark moon concepts. These areas feel cosy and private, with the ambience enhanced by trees and plants, creating a sense of deep natural tranquillity.

This family-friendly wing will feature 82 rooms, pool villas and pool suites, ranging from 45 to 181 square metres in size and all elegantly designed to reflect the lunar concept. All guests will have access to state-of-the-art IPTV and audio systems, coffee machines, mini-bars and full-size daybeds, and more than half of the units will feature a private pool.

Hotel Jen stages “Get set eat” featuring local food heroes from seven cities around the world 

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Hong Kong, 13 March 2019.  For one week from 18 March 2019, eight Hotel Jens – in Beijing and Shenyang, China; the Maldives; Manila; Penang and Johor, Malaysia and Singapore – will be featuring a line-up of popups with celebrated local food and beverage vendors under the Hotel Jen’s “Get.Set.Eat.” initiative.

“Get.Set.Eat.” was launched in 2018 and serves as a platform to showcase the breath of authentic flavours and local produce in a Hotel Jen destination by featuring local food and beverage vendors.

Melbourne to welcome new hotels from Ormond group in 2022

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In 2022, Southeast Asian hospitality brand Ormond Group will introduce two new hotel concepts to Melbourne’s Central Business District in Victoria, Australia. Each taking residence in their own distinct tower within the buzzing CBD development, the Ormond Melbourne and MoMo’s Melbourne on Flinders Lane, will rise from a 40,000 sqft events and F&B podium.

The brand-new development and social gathering space, designed for visitors and locals alike, will boast a purpose-built pedestrian laneway, multi-use spaces, sky bar & restaurant and provide the cultural capital with 537 new guest rooms between the two properties.

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