Autograph Assortment Resorts, Marriott Worldwide’s various and dynamic portfolio of greater than 160 impartial accommodations all over the world, in the present day introduced plans to welcome 12 one-of-a-kind accommodations to its European portfolio in 2019, every hand-selected for its distinct perspective on design and hospitality.
Resorts set to debut as a part of Autograph Assortment Resorts this 12 months, embody: Aegon, Mykonos, a shocking seashore resort full with harmonious spa and personal seashore membership; Lodge Universo, a sixteenth-century palace within the medieval walled metropolis of Lucca close to Florence; Schloss Lieser, a fairy-tale fort in Germany’s Moselle area, an idyllic panorama famed for its wine-growing; Academia of Athens in Greece, with design impressed byGreek Thinker Plato; and The Shelbourne, the enduringly iconic resort that is been on the coronary heart of Dublin society since opening in 1824. Every resort actually is a product of ardour and a private realisation of its particular person founder’s imaginative and prescient, making every one singular and particular: Precisely Like Nothing Else.
Launched in 2010, Autograph Assortment Resorts is a pioneer within the impartial resort area and has quickly grown from 5 accommodations to greater than 160 in simply 9 years. Persevering with to develop across the globe, Autograph Assortment’s international pipeline includes almost 100 accommodations.
“With the depth and variety of Autograph Assortment Resorts, we now have the distinctive alternative to create one-of-a-kind, memorable experiences for travellers,” stated John Licence, VP Premium & Choose Manufacturers Europe, Marriott Worldwide. “The model’s vital progress momentum all through Europe solidifies it as a longtime chief within the impartial resort area, and we’re thrilled to welcome 12 distinctive accommodations to our European portfolio in 2019.”
Restored Landmarks Reborn as Boutique Resorts
At a time when 53% of worldwide travellers plan to take extra weekend journeys in 2019*, Autograph Assortment Resorts is completely poised to supply travellers wealthy immersive moments that depart a long-lasting imprint, with 5 restored architectural gems slated to hitch Autograph Assortment Resorts in Europe this 12 months.
Exemplified by the newest addition to Autograph Assortment’s portfolio of London accommodations, The Dixon – simply opened in January – was initially designed as a Magistrates’ Court docket and police station in 1905 by John Dixon Butler. The constructing has undergone intensive restoration to revive its authentic options, together with its spectacular grand courthouse. A shocking inside design idea showcases the resort’s ardour for artwork with curated artworks set towards a backdrop of up to date and heritage design.
Located within the Moselle area of Germany, Schloss Lieser resides in a breath-taking fort initially in-built 1885. Linked to pivotal moments in each German and Dutch historical past, earlier homeowners embody Clemens Freiherr von Schorlemer-Lieser, a rich politician who was associated to the Dutch Royal Household. Over the centuries, politicians usually gathered on the fort to debate the way forward for Germany. In 2007, the fort was remodeled into the impartial, boutique resort it’s now.
Championing Individuality by means of Distinct Views on Design
Autograph Assortment accommodations advocate for the unique and particular person by means of distinctive views on design, enabling travellers to make a severe journey assertion, even on the shortest of getaways. Academia of Athens, set to develop into Autograph Assortment’s third property in Greece when it opens later this 12 months, is impressed by its namesake, historic landmarks and the colourful tradition of the modern metropolis. World design and architectural agency HOK juxtaposes the heritage of the town of Athens with a daring and fashionable exterior. Inside there are visible cues from historic Greek scholar Plato’s Three Orders; Science, Philosophy and Arts, with every precept delivered to life all through numerous areas throughout the resort.
Autograph Assortment Resorts Anticipated to Debut in 10 New European Locations This Yr
Autograph Assortment Resorts is about to proceed including to its current roster of 47 properties throughout 17 nations in Europe, with new locations that present one-of-a-kind resort stays for even essentially the most discerning international traveller. Ten of the 12 deliberate openings in 2019 will mark the model’s debut in new cities and resort locations, providing extra alternative and journey inspiration than ever earlier than. New locations embody Lieser, Germany; Athens and Mykonos, Greece; Lucca, Italy; Montreux, Switzerland; Paris and Reims, France; and Seville, Spain.
The deliberate opening of Sapphire Home late in 2019 within the vibrant metropolis of Antwerp will mark Marriott Worldwide’s first resort within the metropolis. Anticipated to supply travellers with perception into the town’s traditions and interesting previous in gem-trading, Sapphire Home will invite visitors to find the quirks of this inconspicuous vacation spot. Occupying the location of the town’s authentic Royal Change, often called Den Grooten Robijn (The Nice Ruby), Sapphire Home can be a shocking addition to Antwerp’s boutique resort scene.
Autograph Assortment Resorts Go away a Lasting Impression with ‘The Mark’
Making certain each keep is exclusive, Autograph Assortment Resorts’ handpicked portfolio of properties every provide their very own distinctive ‘Mark’ – a signature second throughout the resort that’s bespoke for every property and enhances the visitor expertise. No two accommodations share the identical story and subsequently none share the identical Mark.
Scheduled to hitch the model in autumn 2019, Lodge Querencia de Seville, within the Outdated City of Seville will completely signify the Mark idea. The resort’s distinctive providing of music, arts, crafts, artistic gatherings and artisanal workshops will convey a flare of Spanish craftmanship and on a regular basis life to guests, guaranteeing visitors a real cultural expertise.
The anticipated spring opening of La Caserne Chanzy within the coronary heart of Reims will present visitors with an immersive atmosphere to discover the gastronomy of Reims. A restored firehouse can be remodeled into a brand new restaurant – La Grande Georgette – providing reinvented native gastronomy, signature dishes and cocktails utilizing evocative smoke, and even a meals truck long-established from an previous fireplace engine.
For additional info on Autograph Assortment Resorts, please go to: https://autograph-hotels.marriott.com.
Notes to Editor:
*Analysis from Reserving.com
Anticipated 2019 Autograph Assortment Resorts European openings:
Lodge Banke, an Autograph Assortment Lodge, Paris (Q1)
The Shelbourne Dublin, Autograph Assortment (Q2)
Academia of Athens, Autograph Assortment (Q2)
Schloss Lieser, an Autograph Assortment Lodge, Germany (Q2)
Aegon, Mykonos, an Autograph Assortment Lodge, (Q2)
Grand Lodge Suisse Majestic, Autograph Assortment, Switzerland (Q2)
La Caserne Chanzy Lodge & Spa, Autograph Assortment, France (Q2)
Querencia De Seville, an Autograph Assortment Lodge (Q3)
Bernini Rome, Italy, Autograph Assortment (Q3)
Sapphire Home, Antwerp, Autograph Assortment (This fall)
Lodge Universo, Lucca, Autograph Assortment (This fall)
The Burdock, Istanbul, Autograph Assortment (This fall)
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