Sunday, 9 August 2020

One of Most Luxurious Croatian Hotels Opening Doors in August

Croatian hotels were closed for a long time, and as things begin to re-open in attempt to save what remains of 2020's season, one of the most luxurious Croatian hotels announces the opening of its doors.

The coronavirus pandemic has turned the world on its head, and tourism is one of the most heavily affected industries across the globe. Croatia, which relies heavily on tourism as it makes up 20 percent of the nation's GDP, has been far from immune from the virus' negative consequences.

As Novac/Jozo Vrdoljak writes on the 8th of August, 2020, Adriatic luxury hotels is set to open their fifth hotel in the gorgeous Dubrovnik area. Hotel Bellevue will receive its very first guests this year on August the 11th. In addition to Hotel Bellevue, Hotel Excelsior, Hotel Dubrovnik Palace and Hotel Croatia in Cavtat and Hotel Odisej on Mljet have also opened their respective doors.

"The operational procedures in our hotels have been fully adjusted to comply with all of the prescribed measures and recommendations for the operation of Croatian hotels during the COVID-19 epidemic, as issued by the Croatian Institute of Public Health, with maximum effort placed on maintaining the expected level of luxury hotel service," reads a statement from Adriatic luxury hotels.

To quickly recall, Hotel Bellevue was completely reconstructed in April last year after the renovation that began on the last day of October of the previous year. In the complete reconstruction of rooms and apartments, the company has invested an impressive 400,000 kuna in each room, which is the first significant investment made within Hotel Bellevue since its opening back in 2006. The hotel boasts 115 rooms and 14 luxury suites with the Lovor Presidential Suite.

The redesign saw the complete renovation of the reception area and the area of ​​the Spice Lounge bar and restaurant Vapor with its terraces overlooking the bay. The investment, which included fundamental changes to all accommodation facilities and part of the hotel's interior, created a boutique hotel with stunning panoramic sea views. The Boutique Hotel Bellevue, is carved high into the rocks above Miramare Bay. The Portuguese design studio Tereza Prego was hired for the project, specialising in interior design of exclusive hotels and residences. After the renovation, in addition to the existing restaurants Vapor and Nevera, a new The Wine bar was also renovated.

The company to which it belongs is a leading hotel company based in Dubrovnik. Its brand has six hotels of the highest category under its belt: Hotel Excelsior, Villa Orsula, Hotel Bellevue, Grand Villa Argentina, Hotel Dubrovnik Palace, Hotel Kompas, Hotel Croatia Cavtat, two luxury villas: Villa Agave, Villa Sheherezade, Hotel Supetar in Cavtat and the only hotel - Odisej on the island of Mljet.

Photos of the aforementioned hotel can be viewed by clicking the link in the first paragraph of this article.

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Saturday, 25 July 2020

Bellevue: Luxurious Losinj Hotel Nominated for Prestigious Award

The luxurious Losinj hotel, Hotel Bellevue, has been nominated for a prestigious award owing to the spa and wellness facilities it offers to its guests.

As Poslovni Dnevnik writes on the 24th of July, 2020, the Losinj Hotel Bellevue 5 * was nominated for the World Spa Awards™ in the category of Croatia's Best Hotel Spa. It is a prestigious award given to hotels with the best spa and wellness facilities and offers. The World Spa Awards have been being awarded to facilities since back in 2015, and were created as part of its sister event - World Travel Awards™. The former has been rewarding excellence in tourism for the past 27 years. The award encourages further growth and innovation in the hotel industry and provides examples of good practice globally.

Voting for Croatia’s Best Hotel Spa, for which the aforementioned Losinj hotel is nominated, is open until September the 30th, 2020, and the winners will be announced by category later on this year. The very fact that Bellevue 5 * is shortlisted for this prestigious award testifies to the exceptional effort and work of all of the hotel's employees.

Hotel Bellevue is located in the heart of a century-old pine forest in the beautiful Cikat Bay, and is famous for its famous Bellevue Spa Clinic. Gathering tourists from all over the world, it has become a popular choice and one of the favorite luxury hotels on the Croatian Adriatic.

This Losinj hotel has earned the affection and accolades of both new and regular guests with its impeccable service and the offer of the best integral health, wellness programmes and cosmetic treatments from world famous experts and brands, such as Pedi: Mani: Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzalez and exclusive cosmetics Valmont, Forlle'd, Pharmos Natur and 45 Degrees.

The Bellevue Spa Clinic also offers a cryosauna and a unique ultrasonic facelift Ultherapy, as well as the first pop-up hair salon - Aveda Hairlab salon by Ruza.

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Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Investment in Tourism: Cash Injection for Dubrovnik's Hotel Bellevue

Investment in tourism is a machine boasting many wheels which must keep turning and following world tourism trends on a constant basis.

Stagnation in the tourism sector has been threatening Croatia following a few record tourism years, and while many expected such a drop as more of the country's older tourism rivals recover respectively, just how can Croatian hotels keep their rooms full and their offer hot in the face of strong competition from long-time tourism kings like Spain and nearby Greece?

As Poslovni Dnevnik writes on the 6th of November, 2018, over the now rapidly approaching winter period, the well-respected Adriatic Luxury Hotels hotel group will continue its massive investment cycle and focus on properly restoring and redoing some of their highest category hotels located in one of the country's most popular tourist destinations, southern Dalmatia's Dubrovnik area.

After the luxurious ''doing up'' of two top Dubrovnik hotels, Hotel Kompas (Lapad) and Hotel Excelsior (Sveti Jakov area), Adriatic Luxury Hotels have announced that the same will be done to another of their high-end hotels, Hotel Bellevue, which closed its doors to guests on October the 31st this year, in order to prepare for the huge renovation works of the hotel's accommodation facilities and part of the hotel's interior which are due to begin during the winter.

Adriatic Luxury Hotels will invest more than 400,000 kuna per room in the upcoming complete re-doing of the top hotel's rooms and apartments, representing the first significant investment in Hotel Bellevue since its inauguration over a decade ago, back in 2006.

The Portuguese design studio Tereza Prego is heavily engaged in the project, specialising in the interior design of exclusive hotels and other high-end residences.

As things currently stand, it seems that the redesigned Hotel Bellevue will be ready by the spring of 2019.

Click here to see just how the hotel will look upon opening its doors early next year.

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