Ensemble Travel Group has just released its 2017 hotel and resorts collection in its annual Art of Luxury directory, which this year includes focuses on new partnerships and new South Pacific properties. The Art of Luxury showcases nearly 700 four-and five-star global properties, designed to help members boost their luxury travel bookings.
The directory reflects Ensemble’s recent increase of “purposeful partnerships” with brands that value the importance of delivering lifestyle experiences to guests. New partnerships for 2017 include Two Roads Hospitality (formerly Destination Hotels) and its Cliff House property in Cape Neddick, ME and La Cantera Resort & Spa, in San Antonio, TX.
Other partnerships include the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort and Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort in Costa Rica (part of the Hyatt Corporation); Grand Melia Colon in Seville, Spain; Gran Melia Rome (part of Melia Hotels International); Anantara Chiang Mai Resort in Thailand and Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge in Tanzania, part of Minor Hotels.
In addition to its new partnerships, Ensemble’s 2017 collection also includes a strategic increase of hotels and resorts in the South Pacific to serve the organization's recent membership growth in Australia and New Zealand. New additions include The Byron at Byron in Byron Bay, Australia; Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney and Azur Lodge in Queenstown, New Zealand.
The Art of Luxury is available in both print and digital versions. Properties in Ensemble’s hotel program offer Ensemble guests a variety of benefits, sometimes including upgraded accommodations at check-in, early check-in and late check out, and Ensemble exclusive amenities like complimentary spa sessions, full daily breakfasts and welcome gift baskets.