06/16/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/16/2021 08:03
Marriott International's portfolio of luxury brands, including The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, The Luxury Collection, EDITION, and W Hotels is delighted to unveil a collection of one-of-a-kind adventures in the Middle East and Africa curated in partnership with Quintessentially, the world's leading luxury concierge company. Available to book now, each distinct itinerary features extraordinary experiences unique to the destination, paired with luxuriousaccommodations, flawless service and exceptional culinary offerings.
'Our guests are seeking new ways to explore a destination with a renewed sense of discovery and desire for personalised experiences,' said Candice D'Cruz, Vice President - Luxury Brands, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International. 'Following our successful partnership with Quintessentially last year, which saw the launch of several distinct itineraries across Europe and the United States, we are thrilled to enhance our collaboration by debuting this series of bespoke adventures across the Middle East and Africa. These unique itineraries will offer guests access to immersive and luxurious journeys created with the expertise of this leading concierge company.'
Luxury guests are increasingly seeking bespoke holidays which offer a more private approach. These curated experiences reflect this trend and address the growing demand for personalised experiences in trending and emerging markets. Whether travelling to Jeddah or the Seychelles, the bespoke itineraries promise an unforgettable escape to some of the region's most vibrant cities and island retreats. Guests can cruise the Gulf Sea by private yacht, enjoy a majestic evening in Dubai's sand dunes, explore the unique marine eco-system in Abu Dhabi's mangroves, snorkel in Saudi Arabia's pristine coral reefs or spend an afternoon island hopping in the Seychelles, and more.
'As the resurgence of safe travel gains momentum, we are delighted to expand upon our partnership with Marriott for this exclusive Middle East and Africa adventure series,' said Darren Ellis, Group CEO, Quintessentially. 'As one of the world's most connected groups, we pride ourselves on being able to draw out the very best every destination has to offer with an unparalleled level of personalisation and authenticity. These incredible journeys speak to Quintessentially's dedication to enhancing people's lives and we look forward to creating unforgettable memories for Marriott guests.'
These journeys will be available until August 31st, 2021, and the highly coveted itineraries include:
A FAMILY REUNION IN ABU DHABI: The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort and Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa.
Guest will enjoy a unique family get-together in Abu Dhabi; a city of luxury and innovation, a destination graced with glass-paneled skyscrapers, breathtaking desert landscapes, an array of cultural and outdoor attractions, and activities for the whole family.
DOHA, THE 'ART CAPITAL OF THE MIDDLE EAST': Al Messila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa.
Located on the beautiful coastline of the azure Arabian Gulf, Qatar is a dynamic country of contrasts. Steeped in history, traditional Arabic hospitality meets modern ambition. From UNESCO recognised heritage sites and untouched scenic desert landscapes to emerging cities, Qatar is a captivating destination off the beaten path.
SAND, SUN AND SKYSCRAPERS: Luxurious experiences in Dubai and the Seychelles
Bursting with excitement, innovation and glamour, Dubai is an experience like no other. From Dubai guests will fly to North Island, a Luxury Collection Resort and discover the beautiful archipelago islands in the Indian Ocean lying off the coast of East Africa.
FAMILY FUN IN JEDDAH: The Ritz-Carlton, Jeddah
Guests will visit the Kingdom's second largest city, along the country's west coast overlooking the Red Sea and discover Jeddah's enchanting history and culture through its narrow streets, museums and art galleries. Surrounded by deserts at this sea front city, the whole family will enjoy safari trips and thrilling watersports.
For more information please visit https://quintessentially.com/marriott-experiences
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