The FINANCIAL — Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s evolving ensemble of strikingly independent hotels, is celebrating further expansion across Europe and the brand’s entry into a new territory with the announcement of Domes of Elounda, Crete joining the Collection.
Proud to be the first Autograph Collection hotel in Greece, the award-winning Domes of Elounda is located in the heart of one of the world’s most exceptional destinations. Boasting a distinctive collection of 78 lavish suites and 40 villas, Domes of Elounda recently completed a multi-million pound expansion which includes 28 Domes Luxury Residences outfitted with every imaginable amenity and generous private swimming pools, along with a brand new family area offering an array of activities for all ages. A boldly original property with rich character and uncommon details, Domes of Elounda fits perfectly with the vision of Autograph Collection Hotels and represents an exciting move for the brand into a new destination – as its aggressive growth strategy continues to flourish, according to Marriott International.
Exactly like nothing else, Domes of Elounda is a rich combination of the best of Mediterranean style in an elegant, sophisticated setting. A fashionable retreat a luxurious feel, the resort offers lavish comfort amidst spell-binding views of a sparkling Aegean sea. Due to the considerable levels of privacy available, the hotel has been a long-time A-list hotspot, favoured by a range of famous personalities from royals and movie stars to sports talent and influential businessmen.
John Licence, brand leader for Autograph Collection Hotels in Europe, commented: “We are delighted to welcome the luxurious and renowned Domes Of Elounda as our first Greek and Mediterranean resort into the Collection. The hotel has established itself exceptionally well in the luxury Greek market, and its unique attributes make it a perfect for the brand.”
He continued: “Domes of Elounda really is the ideal Greek addition to Autograph Collection Hotels, and contributes to ensuring that the brand’s offering is nothing short of collectively exceptional.”
George P. Spanos, vice president of Ledra Hotels and Villas, commented: “For Marriott International to join forces with Domes of Elounda under the umbrella of Autograph Collection is an acknowledgement of our efforts and commitment to offer distinctive hospitality experiences. With this strategic partnership, Domes of Elounda enters dynamically into a new era of further developments.”