GET SPA BUSINESS
magazine
Yes! Send me the FREE digital editions of Spa Business and Spa Business insider magazines and the FREE weekly Spa Business and Spa Business insider ezines and breaking news alerts!
Not right now, thanksclose this window
NEWS
Mandarin Oriental launching first alpine resort in Cortina, Italy, in 2025
POSTED 16 Jun 2022 . BY Megan Whitby
The Italian town of Cortina is a popular tourist destination for skiing and outdoor pursuits Credit: Shutterstock/FrimuFilms
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group (MOHG) has signed a long term management agreement with Attestor Limited to rebrand and manage Hotel Cristallo in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

Currently operated by Marriott International within its Luxury Collection, the property will close in Q2 of 2023 and undergo a substantial renovation and extension conducted by award-winning architects Herzog and deMeuron.

The property will then reopen as Mandarin Oriental Cristallo, Cortina in the summer of 2025, ahead of the Milano-Cortina Winter Olympics.

Upon re-opening, the hotel will feature 83 guestrooms, as well as a 1,600sq m branded MOHG spa and wellness facility including a pool that transverses from inside to outside the building.

Back in 2019, the hotel spa was restyled to reflect its alpine surroundings and upgraded with a range of new wet and thermal experiences.

The resort will also feature a range of restaurants and bars, flexible spaces for entertainment and events and a range of leisure experiences from skiing to golf, cross-country walking and hiking, tennis, ice skating, mountain climbing and a kid’s club.

The destination will open as MOHG’s first alpine resort and represent its third Italian property.

“We’re delighted to be bringing the MOHG brand to the beauty of the Dolomites which has long been a destination of choice for skiers and adventurers and will no doubt appeal to fans of MOHG who love alpine pursuits,” said James Riley, group chief executive of MOHG.

“We look forward to delivering the group’s exemplary service to the resort and to working with our partners from Lago di Como to create another exclusive property in one of Italy’s foremost regions.”

Hotel Cristallo was built in 1901 in Art Nouveau style by the Menardi family and was a popular ski destination in the 1930s for the European cultured elite.

After the Olympic Games of 1956, the hotel entered its golden era as a renowned ski destination, hosting royals and celebrities, including Peter Sellers and Frank Sinatra. It's also featured as a backdrop for a number of award-winning films, maintaining its historical charm as an early 20th-century grand hotel.
RELATED STORIES
  FEATURE: HCM People: Jeremy McCarthy


The group director of spa at Mandarin Oriental tells us about his new Intelligent Movement concept, designed to get guests moving more and moving better for overall health
  Mandarin Oriental to bolster London portfolio with new hotel and spa


Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group (MOHG) is gearing up to open a brand new property in London’s upmarket area of Mayfair in Q4 of 2022.
  FEATURE: Industry insights: Lead on


According to Jeremy McCarthy, group director of spa at Mandarin Oriental, compassionate leadership will be the way to retain talent in the industry...
  FEATURE: Industry insights: Self promotion


The changes brought by the pandemic herald fresh opportunities for tourism, hospitality, and wellness. In order for the industry to respond, Andrew Gibson says we need a new role of wellness director and it’s time for the spa director to evolve into it...
MORE NEWS
Mandarin Oriental ramps up fitness offering with Intelligent Movement programme
Luxury hotel chain Mandarin Oriental has launched a new brand called Intelligent Movement to deliver fitness and wellbeing interventions to guests. The aim of the programme is to help them overcome the impact of a modern, sedentary lifestyle.
Susie Ellis, Belgin Aksoy and Michael Roizen head up GWS' all-new podcast season
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has kicked off the sixth season of its wellness podcast which has recently been renamed Global Wellness Conversations (GWC).
New Deloitte report finds the health and fitness sector contributes up to US$91.22bn a year to global GDP
A new report by Deloitte, outlining the social and economic value of the global health and fitness industry, has been released by The Global Health & Fitness Alliance (GHFA), in collaboration with IHRSA.
Jacqueline Berry steps up to group director of spa and wellbeing at Miraval
Industry veteran Jacqueline Berry has been appointed group director of spa and wellbeing at Miraval. She will oversee the company's Life in Balance spas at Miraval Arizona, Miraval Austin and Miraval Berkshires.
+ More news   
LATEST JOBS
+ More jobs  

FEATURED SUPPLIERS

Living Earth Crafts® - the first choice for world-class spas
Living Earth Crafts (LEC) is the world’s most recognised manufacturer of premium spa and wellness equipment. [more...]

Book4Time saves time and simplifies complex operations for Awana Spa at Resorts World Las Vegas
Las Vegas’ vast new integrated mega-resort called Resorts World Las Vegas recently launched its 26,000sq ft wellness facility called Awana Spa & Wellness. [more...]
+ More featured suppliers  
COMPANY PROFILES
Curry Spa Consulting

Curry Spa Consulting has been providing clients in the high-end and luxury hospitality sector with s [more...]
SALT Chamber

SALT Chamber was started in 2012 by Founder and CEO Leo Tonkin and has become the leading authority [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  

VIDEO GALLERY

Art of Cryo cryo chamber manufacturer | test and research center in Cologne
Here you see a tour of the Art of Cryo test and research center in Cologne. Find out more...
+ More videos  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

27-28 Jun 2022

Medical Wellness Congress

St. Martins Spa & Lodge, Frauenkirchen, Austria
12-13 Sep 2022

2022 Salt Therapy Association Conference

Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
+ More diary  
 
ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
 
SPA BUSINESS
SPA OPPORTUNITIES
SPA BUSINESS HANDBOOK
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media
Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2022
News   Products   Magazine
NEWS
Mandarin Oriental launching first alpine resort in Cortina, Italy, in 2025
POSTED 16 Jun 2022 . BY Megan Whitby
The Italian town of Cortina is a popular tourist destination for skiing and outdoor pursuits Credit: Shutterstock/FrimuFilms
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group (MOHG) has signed a long term management agreement with Attestor Limited to rebrand and manage Hotel Cristallo in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

Currently operated by Marriott International within its Luxury Collection, the property will close in Q2 of 2023 and undergo a substantial renovation and extension conducted by award-winning architects Herzog and deMeuron.

The property will then reopen as Mandarin Oriental Cristallo, Cortina in the summer of 2025, ahead of the Milano-Cortina Winter Olympics.

Upon re-opening, the hotel will feature 83 guestrooms, as well as a 1,600sq m branded MOHG spa and wellness facility including a pool that transverses from inside to outside the building.

Back in 2019, the hotel spa was restyled to reflect its alpine surroundings and upgraded with a range of new wet and thermal experiences.

The resort will also feature a range of restaurants and bars, flexible spaces for entertainment and events and a range of leisure experiences from skiing to golf, cross-country walking and hiking, tennis, ice skating, mountain climbing and a kid’s club.

The destination will open as MOHG’s first alpine resort and represent its third Italian property.

“We’re delighted to be bringing the MOHG brand to the beauty of the Dolomites which has long been a destination of choice for skiers and adventurers and will no doubt appeal to fans of MOHG who love alpine pursuits,” said James Riley, group chief executive of MOHG.

“We look forward to delivering the group’s exemplary service to the resort and to working with our partners from Lago di Como to create another exclusive property in one of Italy’s foremost regions.”

Hotel Cristallo was built in 1901 in Art Nouveau style by the Menardi family and was a popular ski destination in the 1930s for the European cultured elite.

After the Olympic Games of 1956, the hotel entered its golden era as a renowned ski destination, hosting royals and celebrities, including Peter Sellers and Frank Sinatra. It's also featured as a backdrop for a number of award-winning films, maintaining its historical charm as an early 20th-century grand hotel.
RELATED STORIES
FEATURE: HCM People: Jeremy McCarthy


The group director of spa at Mandarin Oriental tells us about his new Intelligent Movement concept, designed to get guests moving more and moving better for overall health
Mandarin Oriental to bolster London portfolio with new hotel and spa


Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group (MOHG) is gearing up to open a brand new property in London’s upmarket area of Mayfair in Q4 of 2022.
FEATURE: Industry insights: Lead on


According to Jeremy McCarthy, group director of spa at Mandarin Oriental, compassionate leadership will be the way to retain talent in the industry...
FEATURE: Industry insights: Self promotion


The changes brought by the pandemic herald fresh opportunities for tourism, hospitality, and wellness. In order for the industry to respond, Andrew Gibson says we need a new role of wellness director and it’s time for the spa director to evolve into it...
MORE NEWS
Mandarin Oriental ramps up fitness offering with Intelligent Movement programme
Luxury hotel chain Mandarin Oriental has launched a new brand called Intelligent Movement to deliver fitness and wellbeing interventions to guests. The aim of the programme is to help them overcome the impact of a modern, sedentary lifestyle.
Susie Ellis, Belgin Aksoy and Michael Roizen head up GWS' all-new podcast season
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has kicked off the sixth season of its wellness podcast which has recently been renamed Global Wellness Conversations (GWC).
New Deloitte report finds the health and fitness sector contributes up to US$91.22bn a year to global GDP
A new report by Deloitte, outlining the social and economic value of the global health and fitness industry, has been released by The Global Health & Fitness Alliance (GHFA), in collaboration with IHRSA.
Jacqueline Berry steps up to group director of spa and wellbeing at Miraval
Industry veteran Jacqueline Berry has been appointed group director of spa and wellbeing at Miraval. She will oversee the company's Life in Balance spas at Miraval Arizona, Miraval Austin and Miraval Berkshires.
Rosewood set to make Venetian debut following restoration of Hotel Bauer
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts is continuing its strategic global growth plan and will open its first property in Venice, Italy, in 2025.
Tuscan wine country inspires Hotel Le Fontanelle’s new nature-centric wellness sanctuary
A new spa and wellness retreat has launched at The Fontanelle Estate in Tuscany, a countryside property nestled among the rolling hills and vineyards of Italy’s Chianti wine region.
+ More news   
 
FEATURED SUPPLIERS

Living Earth Crafts® - the first choice for world-class spas
Living Earth Crafts (LEC) is the world’s most recognised manufacturer of premium spa and wellness equipment. [more...]

Book4Time saves time and simplifies complex operations for Awana Spa at Resorts World Las Vegas
Las Vegas’ vast new integrated mega-resort called Resorts World Las Vegas recently launched its 26,000sq ft wellness facility called Awana Spa & Wellness. [more...]
+ More featured suppliers  
COMPANY PROFILES
Curry Spa Consulting

Curry Spa Consulting has been providing clients in the high-end and luxury hospitality sector with s [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  

VIDEO GALLERY

Art of Cryo cryo chamber manufacturer | test and research center in Cologne
Here you see a tour of the Art of Cryo test and research center in Cologne. Find out more...
+ More videos  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

27-28 Jun 2022

Medical Wellness Congress

St. Martins Spa & Lodge, Frauenkirchen, Austria
12-13 Sep 2022

2022 Salt Therapy Association Conference

Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media
Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2022

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS