St. Regis Hotels & Resorts expects to expand its existing portfolio of 15 curated resorts with plans to debut 11 new escapes by 2025 in some of the world’s coveted leisure destinations, including locales in the Caribbean, North America, North Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific.
St. Regis has 49 open hotels and resorts as on date, with 29 hotels and resorts in its pipeline, representing expected growth of nearly 60 per cent over the next five years in both urban and leisure destinations.
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Vice President and Global Brand Leader George Fleck said: “This is a pivotal moment for St. Regis as we expect to nearly double our existing resort portfolio by 2025. Our resorts offer a leisure experience inspired by the glamorous retreats of St. Regis’ founding family, the Astors.
“From Los Cabos to Sanya, and Marrakech to the Riviera Maya, we are expanding the brand while making a commitment to providing extraordinary resort experiences in the places where we know global luminaries want to travel.”
Expanding its footprint in Mexico, St. Regis is expected to debut The St. Regis Kanai Resort in 2022 and The St. Regis Los Cabos Resort in 2023.
Located in the Mayan Riviera, the Kanai Resort will feature 124 guest rooms and suites, as well as 32 villas with private pools. The Los Cabos Resort will be located on 33 acres in Quivira, Los Cabos, featuring 1,200 ft. of coastal views. The resort is expected to offer 120 rooms and 60 residences, as well as a spa, golf course, beach club and three dining outlets.
In the Middle East, the brand plans to grow its presence in Qatar with the early 2022 opening of The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl, which will feature architecture influenced by the Andalusian and Arabesque style with views of the Arabian Gulf.
With a continued focus on the Caribbean, in 2024 it is expected to debut in Aruba with The St. Regis Aruba Palm Beach Resort, as well as in the Dominican Republic with The St. Regis Cap Cana Resort.
The brand also anticipates entry into Oman in 2024 with The St. Regis Al Mouj Resort in Muscat, and in the same year, expects the debut of The St. Regis Sanya Haitang Bay Resort in Sanya. It is also expected to open a property in Africa, with The St. Regis Marrakech Resort slated for 2025.
St. Regis’ existing resort portfolio ranges from Bal Harbour to Bora Bora and Aspen to Abu Dhabi. Most recently, in May 2021, The St. Regis Bermuda Resort opened its doors in the town of St. George’s with 120 guestrooms including 29 suites and an ultra-luxury residential development offering two- and three-bedroom residences.
The St. Regis Qingdao debuted in August 2021 and features 233 guest rooms in one of China’s coastal cities. Additionally, The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort in Puerto Rico recently reopened following a $60 million renovation inclusive of the resort’s 139 guestrooms and suites, seaside pool and esplanade, and the spa.-TradeArabia News Service