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KUALA LUMPUR’S NEWEST LUXURY BOUTIQUE
HOTEL IS OPEN
Following an extensive 16-month renovation, The
Club at The Saujana, Kuala Lumpur is proud to
announce it has opened September 1st, 2008.
This marks the welcoming of the city‟s finest and
most luxurious boutique hotel. The Club at The
Saujana is nestled amidst lush tropical gardens
and is surrounded by two 18-hole championship
golf courses. Strategically located 30 minutes from Kuala Lumpur city center and 35 minutes from the Kuala Lumpur International
Airport, the resort‟s architecture, interior and outstanding accommodation reflects
a contemporary Asian style incorporating local design elements.
Rooms range from smartly appointed Executive Club Rooms and Terrace
Studios to spacious, design-focused Suites reflecting the perfect combination of
modern style and understated elegance.
Comprised primarily of terrazzo floors, marble and
Burmese teak wood, the hotel is unabashedly
modern, epitomizing contemporary design. Lavish
and spacious bathrooms overlooking the gardens
feature terrazzo bathtubs and rain forest showers.
With the focus on ambient tones, personalized
service and attention to detail, guests can enjoy
the five-star service standards beyond their
All rooms include daily buffet breakfast at The Restaurant, complimentary mini-
bar and WIFI Internet access, concierges club services, and exclusive Anore
bath products from Italy. For those in the superior, deluxe and executive suites,
guests also enjoy complimentary two-way airport transfers.
Offering all day dining with an open kitchen concept serving creative European
and Asian delights, The Restaurant has an adjoining terrace overlooking the
garden and a water feature which compliments the unique ambiance of the hotel.
Serving a wide variety of refreshments, cocktails, light snacks and afternoon tea,
The Lounge is a calm haven to relax where it emphasizes on fine living.
The Club at The Saujana also offers a 39-meter long swimming pool and state-
of-the-art boardrooms for the exclusive use of guests. The Spa Suite is a haven
for luxurious pampering and optimal relaxation where guests can indulge various
massage and beauty treatments. In addition, the hotel also offers in-room spa
treatments on request. A fully equipped fitness center is also conveniently
located at The Saujana. In addition, two world-class and award-winning golf
courses designed by Ronald Fream and tennis and squash courts are located
within the vicinity at The Saujana Golf & Country Club, and next door at The
Saujana Kuala Lumpur, guests can choose from seven different restaurants.
Locally owned, The Club at The Saujana Kuala Lumpur is managed by
Singapore-based General Hotel Management (GHM) Limited. GHM, a luxury
hotel management and development company, is the market leader in
conceptualizing, developing and operating a selection of exclusive hotels and
For more information please visit www.ghmhotels.com or to make a reservation,
please contact Kurtz-Ahlers & Associates, L.L.C. via email at
OPENING NOVEMBER 26 – CELEBRATE THE
HOLIDAYS AT THE RESORT AT PELICAN HILL,
The Resort at Pelican Hill, which will open Nov. 26, 2008, personifies the ideal
Italian village, terraced on a verdant hillside overlooking the sea, in harmony with
the natural environment. Rising on a 504-acre site that is one of the most serene
and beautiful coastal settings in Southern California, The Resort at Pelican Hill
will blend the principles of Italy‟s most renowned Renaissance architect, Andrea
Palladio, with chic California casual elegance.
Boasting inspiring, expansive views of the Pacific
Ocean and the Newport Beach coast, The Resort
at Pelican Hill will feature: 128 villas, four luxurious
and ultra-comfortable bungalow suites; a
rejuvenating spa with 22 treatment rooms and a
menu of the world‟s most celebrated therapies;
world-class restaurants including authentic
Northern Italian cuisine; an iconic “Coliseum” pool,
the largest circular pool anywhere, with tiered
decks and luxurious cabanas; and Pelican Hill Golf
Club with 36 dramatic holes by Tom Fazio, nearly
all with ocean panoramas.
The villas will be the ultimate accommodations with every imaginable ultra-luxury
appointment, from the finest glassware and china to the gamut in technology.
They will offer the most comprehensive, innovative and ground-breaking program
of special amenities, services, personalized options,
pampering and individual attention of any resort in
the world – from a butler to see to your every need
to the personalization of every detail, from the type
of bed sheets to the aromatherapy scent.
Exceptionally spacious, offering two, three and four
bedrooms, the villas range in size from 2,193
square feet to 3,581 square feet and will feature
hand-hewn, wood-beam ceilings, limestone
fireplaces, sumptuous beds with European-style
linens, luxurious baths with marble walk-in showers
and deep soaking tubs, gourmet kitchens, private one- or two-car garages, and spectacular ocean and coastal views. A separate clubhouse and pool will be for villa guests only.
For the upcoming holiday season, Pelican Hill is offering “Togethering Experiences” designed to offer families an opportunity to share the ultimate
quality time together. The Chanukah and Christmas Togethering Experience include exclusive villa accommodations, a travel designer to customize your stay in advance of your arrival, butler service, exclusive access to the Villa Clubhouse – including the villa pool and cabanas, the villa fitness center; dining facilities and access to house vehicles. The rate for both Holiday “Togethering” Experiences is $1,750 per night, with a two-night minimum stay for family of four (two adults, two children) in a two bedroom villa. Each additional child is $50. Upgrades to three and four bedroom villas may also be arranged. (subject to availability).
To book the Holiday Togethering Experiences, which are offered Dec. 21-30, 2008, please call 800-820-6800 or book through GDS rate code LW, Leading Hotels of the World. For more information on Pelican Hill, please go to www.pelicanhill.com or call Mark Phillips at 949-720-3272 or via email at email@example.com.
WAITING FOR THE WHALES IN PATAGONIA
Along with the arrival of the spring
in the Southern Hemisphere, The
Cliffs Preserve at Patagonia, Chile
is prepared to receive some of their
most impressive visitors; “The
Whales” - mainly humpbacks and
blue whales, that every year are
make their journey from the
equatorial region towards the
Straits of Magellan.
All along the coast of the preserve these wondrous mammals share the waters
with Austral and Chilean Dolphins, Sea Lions and innumerable Humboldt and
Magellan Penguins, becoming one of the major attractions for those who visit this
time of the year.
The Cliffs Preserve is a luxury eco-resort
located on the Pacific Coast of Northern
Patagonia. Situated on 8,000 pristine acres
of temperate rainforest, it offers activities that
include mountain biking, sea kayaking,
fishing and many miles of trails that enable
you to commune with nature on foot or on
Six private oceanfront villas offer every amenity and gourmet meals with
ingredients from the Preserve's organic farm are accompanied by an extensive
collection of Chilean wines. The perfect spot for families, or those seeking
privacy and adventure, this special resort provides memories that will last a
For more information please visit www.cliffspreserve.com or to make a
reservation, please contact Suzanne Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org, or
contact Kurtz-Ahlers & Associates, L.L.C. via email at email@example.com.
OBEROI’S OUTSTANDING PORTFOLIO
Luxury as a unique, memorable and
personal experience is core to the Oberoi
philosophy. It encompasses every element
of a guest‟s stay at the Oberoi hotels that
creatively combine breathtaking locations,
luxurious environs and the best of modern
amenities with personalized and warm
service delivered with genuine care. This
may be the fundamental factor in Oberoi
Hotels & Resorts receiving innumerable
awards and being ranked among the finest worldwide. Recently three Oberoi hotels were rated among the six best in the
world by the readers in Travel + Leisure World‟s Best Awards 2008.
This is acknowledged among the most revered rankings in the international travel
industry. The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur; The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur and The
Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra were ranked 2nd, 4th and 6th respectively. In the same
readers‟ poll, The Oberoi Rajvilas, The Oberoi Udaivilas and The Oberoi
Amarvilas were rated 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively in Asia.
With several new projects underway Oberoi
Hotels & Resorts is expanding its current
network, which includes hotels and luxury
cruisers in India, Egypt, Mauritius, Indonesia
and Saudi Arabia. The Oberoi Zahra, Luxury
Nile Cruiser was launched in October 2007.
This all-suite cruiser, with the most spacious
accommodation among boats on the Nile, a
full-service spa and a leisurely seven-night
itinerary, which includes private docking in
most ports allowing an almost exclusive
viewing of the magnificent sites, has been
lauded as redefining the paradigm of luxury on
New hotels are under construction and development in Dubai; Al Raha and Al
Yas Island in Abu Dhabi; Muscat and Gurgaon (Delhi National Capital Region),
Hyderabad, Goa and Bangalore in India. For more information or to make a
reservation please call Oberoi toll-free at 800-562-3764, or contact Kurtz-Ahlers
& Associates, L.L.C. via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SIX SENSES LAUNCHES NEW GDS CODE, TOLL-FREE
SERVICE & SIX SENSES HIDEAWAY SAMUI WINS
Since its beginning in 1994, Six Senses Resorts & Spas has
earned its position as the benchmark for environmental
responsibility in the hospitality sector. It seems only right then
that the GDS code GR was reserved for Six Senses private
label. Not only does it stand for the pioneering green
commitment that has been in place since day one, but it also
refers to the grace in which the hosts greet guests; the group‟s
grand plan to move from carbon neutral to carbon free and eventually carbon positive.
The introduction of the toll free lines and new GDS code - GR - will simplify the
booking process for consumers as well as travel agents. Three new toll free
telephone numbers for reservations from South China, Hong Kong and the
United States were launched on August 1, 2008. The new numbers will increase
the range of reservations options available and support Six Senses business
growth in these emerging local markets.
The new toll free numbers offer guests in these regions an immediate voice
reservation and assistance service for Six Senses Resorts managed under the
brand names Soneva, Six Senses Hideaways, Six Senses Latitudes and Evason,
plus Six Senses Destination Spas. For the United States, the number is 1-800-
591-7480, and the hours of operation are 8am-6pm EST, Monday to Friday and
8am-12am EST, Saturday and Sunday.
In other news, Conde Nast Traveller UK
awarded Six Senses Hideaway Samui
their top honors, with the resort winning
best hotel in Asia and number one in the
Best of The Best Top 100. To be placed
in the number one position is an
overwhelming endorsement of excellence,
where Six Senses Hideaway Samui
achieved the near perfect score of 96.45,
and more than one full point ahead of its
Not only did Six Senses Hideaway Samui walk away with the ultimate award, it
was also top in the Best Overseas Hotels category. Referring to the voting
readers, Conde Nast Traveller stated: “Every one of you who stayed there raved
about its sophisticated ambience/décor (93.75), environmental friendliness
(97.50), lovely location (97) and extensive leisure facilities (96.25)”.
For more information please visit www.sixsenses.com or contact Kurtz-Ahlers &
Associates, L.L.C. via email at email@example.com.
JUMEIRAH SHANGHAI HOTEL TO OPEN THIS YEAR
AND NEWS FROM JUMEIRAH LOWNDES LONDON
Be the first to experience Jumeirah HanTang
Xintiandi with a special opening offer starting from
just RMB 2,700 (approx US $397) valid from
February 1-28, in a spacious 485 square foot
Deluxe Room. Package includes American
breakfast for two, one way limousine transfer,
welcome drink for two at the Tang Princess House,
welcome amenity, early check-in, and 3p.m. late
Scheduled to open late 2008, Jumeirah HanTang
Xintiandi is located in the heart of the most vibrant
area of Shanghai, as the perfect mixture of east and west, Shanghai is one of China‟s most beloved destinations. Mixing modernity
and traditions, Xintiandi is comprised of “Shikumen”, the traditional stone-gate
houses of old Shanghai and surrounded by chic bars & restaurants,
entertainment and retail outlets.
The luxury hotel has been meticulously designed by New York based Kohn Pedersen Fox Architects and is the first hotel entirely designed by Japanese interior design firm Super Potato. The 309 deluxe rooms, suites and villas are equipped with state-of-the-art technology including personalized lighting moods, curtains, 52 inch plasma screen TV, Nespresso Cube coffee machines and sensors that anticipate your every need. Solid wood materials create a sense of style and elegance juxtaposing with the beautiful authentic Tang Dynasty patterned fabric featured around the room.
Jumeirah HanTang Xintiandi
features 32 Executive Suites,
an exclusive Honeymoon Suite,
12 Spa Villas and the
Chairman‟s Suite which at over
1000 square meters in size, is
one of the biggest suites in Asia.
Jumeirah HanTang Xintiandi
offers business guests the convenience of location as well as all the facilities a business traveller would expect including extensive state-of-the-art conference and banqueting facilities. And with the hotel positioned in the heart of the most vibrant area of Shanghai, leisure guests will have a multitude of exceptional food, beverage and entertainment options including the hotel‟s prestigious contemporary Chinese restaurant and the city hottest spot, Tang Princess House in which to enjoy and entertain.
To wind down after a hectic day, the business traveler can appreciate the luxurious Talise Wellness Spa, Jumeirah‟s global spa brand delivering an integrated and luxurious well-being experience.
Embracing the Jumeirah philosophy to STAY DIFFERENT ?, the window seals in each room are specially designed with unique shapes to show a different view of the glorious city. What‟s more, the unique attractions and historical elements from the Tang dynasty make this groundbreaking architecture distinctive and magnificent. Jumeirah HanTang Xintiandi is destined to redefine the meaning of luxury, creating a brand new and unforgettable experience for every guest.
Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, London‟s best kept secret, offers a guaranteed US
dollar rate until February 2009. Set against the serene backdrop of a leafy London square, yet just yards from Knightsbridge's most fashionable stores, this chic, contemporary retreat offers sumptuous Modern European dining, a vibrant, welcoming bar, and a collection of superbly appointed bedrooms and suites, featuring many special touches.
Available from Monday to Sunday inclusive, this offer applies to Guest and Deluxe Room categories and a valid US address is needed at time of booking. Rates for the Guaranteed US Dollar package are as follows*:
Guest Room at ?150 x 1.96 = $295
Deluxe Room at ?165 x 1.96 = $324
*Subject to VAT 17.5% and a 5% discretionary service charge. Full payment in
advance is required. Only applicable to those credit card that handle USD
through our PDQ. Offer subject to availability. Booking non-changeable and non-
For more information please visit www.jumeirah.com or to make a reservation,
please contact Kurtz-Ahlers & Associates, L.L.C. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW TIBETAN TREATMENTS AT ANANDA IN THE
Sowa Rigpa‟ is Tibetan for the Tibetan
science of healing, and according to
Tibetan texts the human body is based
on the 5 cosmic elements - Earth -
solidity, Water - fluidity, Fire – heat, Air -
motility, and Space – openness. These
5 elements need to be in harmony for
good health. Kundalini, Manipuri,
Tibetan Massage and Tibetan Ritual are
some of the new treatments offered at
Ananda to assist each individual in
attaining their spiritual goals using
traditional Tibetan practices.
The 120 minute Tibetan Ritual is a personalized ritual created to balance and
restore harmony of the elements. Purification of the elements is offered with a
Tibetan prayer and followed by a Himalayan salt scrub to cleanse the lymphatic
system in preparation for the massage and healing. The massage is created with
custom oils to rebalance specific imbalances and includes acupressure, hot
stones, cupping and meridian massage. A soothing face massage completes this
ancient healing ritual.
The 75 minute Tibetan Massage
invokes Ku Nye, the ancient form of
Tibetan massage dating back 5,000
years, and is based around
balancing the five elements within
restoring harmony and free flow of
energy. Five organic, wild grown
blends of essential oils resonating
with each of the elements; jatamansi,
geranium, lemongrass, lavender and
Tulasi are used in conjunction with acupressure, hot stones, cupping and
meridian massage. A soothing head massage completes this experience
Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas, close to the spiritual town of
Rishikesh, and surrounded by graceful Sal forests lies India‟s finest Luxury
Destination Spa, Ananda In The Himalayas. Located 160 miles north of New
Delhi and easily accessible by rail, road and air, Ananda is built around the 100-
acre palace estate of the Maharaja of Tehri Garhwal.
The Ananda experience consists of a delicate blend of the mind, body, and spirit
involving all the five senses. From diet and exercise, to beauty, health and
cuisine, each aspect of ones being is taken into complete consideration while
implementing a personalized Spa program which is designed to meet individual
needs and health goals.
For more information please visit www.anandaspa.com or to make a reservation,
please contact Kurtz-Ahlers & Associates via email at email@example.com.
ULTIMATE ESCAPE SPECIAL AT THE CHEDI UBUD,
The Chedi Club at Tanah Gajah,
Ubud, Bali, is secluded within a
private estate in a breathtaking
rural setting just three kilometers
from the centre of Ubud. The
estate, known as Tanah Gajah,
takes its name from the nearby
Goa Gajah elephant temple and is
located on the fertile stretch of
land between the Petanu and
October 22 until December 21, 2008 take advantage of Ultimate Escape special
rates which include breakfast, butler and Club service, and limousine service for
$280 for a One-bedroom Suite. A stay in a One-bedroom Spa Villa is $460 and
also includes a 90 minute spa treatment per day.
The accommodation comprises twenty self-contained suites and villas leisurely
spread throughout 12 acres of magical gardens, encompassed by an infinite vista
of rice fields. There are three splendid One-Bedroom Spa Villas and nine One-
Bedroom Pool Villas, in addition to the stunning Two-Bedroom Estate Villa and
seven One-Bedroom Suites. The interiors cleverly blend contemporary
sophisticated elegance with the traditions, romance and ambience of Bali. Each
is thoughtfully decorated and furnished with artistic flair, graceful furniture and
local artifacts from the Hadiprana collection.
Serenaded by bird song and the breezes that whisper through its columns, The
Bird Lounge is a tranquil pavilion next to an aviary. The nearby Club Lounge and
Restaurant appears to almost float on the gently swaying fields of rice against a
backdrop of lush coconut palms and the mighty volcano, Gunung Agung. The
menu at The Restaurant is offering a harmonious balance of delectable Western
and Indonesian cuisine utilising the best and freshest ingredients harvested from
the resort‟s own bountiful herb and vegetable gardens.
Meanwhile, guests at the dedicated Spa are
able to enjoy the magnificent panoramic view
while undergoing a wide range of soothing
therapies and body treatments or practicing
yoga in the meditation studio. Other facilities
include the 35-meter main pool, a state-of-
the-art gym, a tennis court and an open air
amphitheatre showcasing cultural
performances of Hindu dance epics.
For details on the ultimate escape, visit
http://kurtzahlers.com/exclusive_offers.php. For more information please visit
www.ghmhotels.com or to make a reservation, please contact Kurtz-Ahlers &
Associates, L.L.C. via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EXPERIENCE EUROPE’S LARGEST SPA AND WORLD-
CLASS GOLF IN IDYLLIC MALLORCA, SPAIN
Explore Mallorca, an island in the Mediterranean
featuring a diverse array of activities, from shopping
and dining in Palma to hiking in the Tramuntana
Mountains, golfing on one of over 20 championship
courses to driving along the rough east coast or just
exploring one of the numerous hidden art galleries
in downtown Palma. The city of Palma also features
a large selection of museums including Fundación
Miró where Joan Miró has created numerous pieces
of art and the Es Baluard museum. Also not to be
missed is the La Seu Cathedral which is known for
an altar elaborated by Gaudi.
The St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort and the Castillo Hotel Son Vida –
members of the Luxury Collection and Leading Hotels of the World – have a
range of attractive packages, from the ultimate “Spa Experience” with daily spa
credits for your ultimate flexibility to an “Unlimited Golf”‟ package on three golf