June 8, 2023

Ensanta Catalina

Aventure et nature

The Langham spruiks second hotel in Southeast Asia

The Langham has teased a new resort opening in Southeast Asia – its second in the location adhering to the opening of The Langham Jakarta very last 12 months.

Talking at a media occasion in The Langham Sydney on Thursday afternoon, The Langham Melbourne MD and Regional Vice President, Operations – Pacific and Southeast Asia, Jeffrey van Vorsselen, explained facts of the resort will be unveiled in the coming weeks.  

“In the around foreseeable future, we’ll be making an announcement – that we are truly thrilled about – about a new lodge growth in Southeast Asia,” he reported.

It is the most up-to-date in a collection of significant openings for the team, subsequent the debut of The Langham Gold Coastline in June and the introduction of The Langham Jakarta.

Talking of the Gold Coastline lodge, van Vorsselen described it as the final beachfront location.

Jeffrey van Vorsselen talking at The Langham Sydney on Thursday

“You can literally stroll out of the lodge straight onto the sand onto the seashore,” he stated.

“It’s a breathtaking resort. It’s been very very well supported by the group, and we assume it’s a fantastic addition to the Australian luxury resort sector.”

The Langham Jakarta, which opened in mid-2021, has turn out to be a recognised luxury destination in the area, in accordance to van Vorsselen, assisted by its well known restaurant, Tom’s – a partnership with British Michelin-starred chef Tom Aikens.

“It’s genuinely a luxurious hotel,” he reported.

“It’s in District 8, which is popular for having eight large towers, and it is now the vacation spot in Jakarta. Tom’s is now one particular of the most difficult dining establishments to get into in the city.”

Van Vorsselen also pointed to the new developments at Cordia Auckland which debuted its Pinnacle tower in Oct 2021.  

“This is a home that we essentially have a long history with,” he stated.

“We purchased the hotel back in 1997. We rebranded it couple many years ago from Langham to Cordis, and we’ve just spent NZS$175 million setting up a beautiful new tower – the Pinnacle tower – the place we have included over 200 more rooms.

“Now we have a attractive club lounge, great suites, and also gorgeous harbour views – you can see the Harbour Bridge and the encompassing Mount Eden – it is a spectacular residence.”

In the northern hemisphere, The Langham is acquiring a lodge on Murano Island in Venice at a exclusive heritage web site.

“We’ve purchased an aged, 15th century glassblowing developing and we are now lovingly doing the job on the design so that we can convert this into a luxury lodge,” van Vorsselen mentioned.