Global hospitality firm Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi, which turned iconic “Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi” into the first Andaz branded hotel in the Middle East, HotelNewsAsia.com has reported.
Aligned with the brand ethos of authentically bringing the local neighborhood to life, Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi offers inspiring experiences, helping guests immerse themselves in their surroundings and feel like a local from the moment they arrive.
“As we weave in the sights, sounds and tastes of the local Abu Dhabi culture, the opening of Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi marks a significant milestone for Hyatt, reinforcing its standing with visitors and residents of the city,” said Stuart Deeson, hotel general manager and area vice president for Hyatt Abu Dhabi, Egypt and Jordan.
Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi occupies floors 18 to 33 within the iconic Capital Gate building and is the world’s furthest leaning hotel at an impressive 18-degree incline.
In Indonesia, Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, has added a new member hotel in the country to its global portfolio of more than 700 hotels, resorts, and residences.
The Sanchaya, located in Bintan, Indonesia, is among the 17 new member hotels that Preferred Hotels & Resorts has added to its portfolio between July 1 and September 30.
The hotel is cocooned amidst 10 hectares of tropical gardens and white sand beachfront on Bintan Island, less than an hour from Singapore by ferry.
The colonial-inspired estate comprises 30 expansive and immaculately furnished suites and villas with outdoor spaces and direct access to the beach.
Facilities include a spa utilizing Southeast Asian techniques and therapies and two restaurants: Tasanee Grill serving Thai cuisine inspired by Bangkok’s street food scene, and The Dining Room serving contemporary European and Indonesian dishes.