The Residence by Cenizaro joins Global Hotel Alliance
The Residence by Cenizaro, which runs the The Residence Maldives by Cenizaro resort in the Maldives, has joined the Global Hotel Alliance’s (GHA) portfolio of distinct brands, adding a collection of luxury resorts to GHA’s network of more than 35 independent brands and over 500 hotels.
Owned and managed by Singapore-based Cenizaro Hotels and Resorts, The Residence by Cenizaro presents a portfolio of independent properties in some of the world’s most desirable locations, including Tunis, Mauritius, Zanzibar and the Maldives. Each property in the family reflects a distinctive, individual personality and sense of place, and they all embody the legendary hallmarks of excellence the world has come to know: attention to detail and intuitive, personal and discreet customer service.
“We are delighted to be part of a worldwide alliance, which will enable us to reach a global audience of luxury travellers through DISCOVERY’s 11 million members. We are looking forward to welcoming DISCOVERY customers to our amazing properties,” Gary Xie, the Executive Director at Cenizaro Hotels and Resorts, was quoted in a statement, a saying.
The resorts of The Residence by Cenizaro will also become part of Ultratravel Collection, the most luxurious and iconic hotels in GHA’s DISCOVERY loyalty programme.
“We really do have a rich collection of brands to rival any that the global majors have to offer, and The Residence by Cenizaro adds to the wealth of choice that we offer our DISCOVERY members,” Chris Hartley, GHA’s CEO, said.
The Residence by Cenizaro is due to open its first south-east Asian property in Bintan, Indonesia in early 2018.
In the Maldives, the Singaporean hotel chain runs The Residence Maldives by Cenizaro.
Awarded the Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor consecutively since its opening in 2012, The Residence Maldives lies on the unspoilt southern island of Falhumaafushi in the Gaafu Alifu atoll.
The intimate retreat located just 20 kilometres north of the equator offers 94 beach-front and overwater villas. Designed to complement its surroundings and provide a sense of place, the villas have been created using natural materials and are decorated with local artefacts.
The Spa by Clarins is the only one of its kind in the Maldives, and offers a range of treatments created exclusively for the hotel and a place to escape – it sits out on a jetty in the lagoon. Other facilities include water sports, a fitness centre, kids club and excursions to nearby islands.
The diving surrounding the resort is exceptional, and its PADI five star certified dive centre offers all level of snorkelers and scuba divers the opportunity to discover the unspoilt coral reefs and rich marine life of the southern Maldivian atoll.