World Leisure Jobs - Rosewood to expand APAC footprint with first Japanese resort and spa...
17 May 2021 World leisure: news, training & property
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

28 Apr 2021

Rosewood to expand APAC footprint with first Japanese resort and spa
BY Megan Whitby

The remote Okinawan archipelago is famed for its natural beauty and pristine beaches

The remote Okinawan archipelago is famed for its natural beauty and pristine beaches
photo: Shutterstock/okimo

Rosewood Hotels and Resorts will debut in Japan in 2024 in a destination acclaimed for its exquisite beaches and vibrant marine life.

The hotel group has been appointed by Mitsubishi Estate to manage the ultra-luxury Rosewood Miyakojima in the Okinawan archipelago, located South of Japan.

The 55-villa resort will occupy a secluded peninsula surrounded on three sides by white sandy beaches, dramatic rock formations and expansive ocean vistas.

Asaya, Rosewood’s pioneering integrated wellness concept, will offer treatment rooms set amid private gardens, indoor and outdoor hydrotherapy facilities and a menu of programmes and services influenced by local healing traditions.

“We’re tremendously excited that our first presence in Japan will be in this exquisite location, where Rosewood’s signature A Sense of Place concept will be expressed amidst such a spectacular setting and rich culture,” said Sonia Cheng, Rosewood chief executive officer.

The upcoming destination is part of Rosewood’s wider expansion plans for Asia, which includes a further four resorts planned for China.

Conceived by Netherlands-based Studio Piet Boon, the resort’s accommodations’ architecture and interiors are designed to immerse guests in the natural surroundings and express harmony with the island through extensive use of local materials.

Each will feature private pools, landscaped gardens and unobstructed sea views.

Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei is also providing local architectural expertise and support in realising the design vision.

Additional facilities will include four restaurants and bars with relaxed beachfront concepts and a Rosewood Explorer’s Club for younger guests.

Beyond the resort, guests will discover an abundance of vividly picturesque sites, from the majestic natural stone arch of nearby Sunayama beach to the seven-kilometre stretch of Yonaha Maehama, regularly ranked as Japan’s best beach and renowned for its cinematic sunsets.

“Rosewood’s sensitivity to its locales and its dedication to the highest levels of hospitality excellence, which are perfectly in line with our philosophy of urban developments, inspired us to appoint them to manage this very special resort,” said Atsushi Nakajima, senior executive officer, Mitsubishi Estate.



Connect with
World Leisure
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
Jubilation as group exercise reopens in most of the UK
Jubilation as group exercise reopens in most of the UK   17 May 2021

Indoor group exercise can recommence in England and Scotland today (17 May), as part of the easing of lockdown measures. England has today moved .... more>>
E77 to deliver €40m thermal wellbeing oasis nestled in Lithuanian forest
E77 to deliver €40m thermal wellbeing oasis nestled in Lithuanian forest   17 May 2021

Global spa, hotel and wellness consultancy The E77 Company is realising a new thermal spa resort and hotel among a historic pine forest in Lithuania’s .... more>>
Preidlhof reopens in Italy with refreshed wellness offering and spa updates
Preidlhof reopens in Italy with refreshed wellness offering and spa updates   14 May 2021

Italian destination spa Preidlhof in South Tyrol is welcoming back guests with new retreats, signature rituals, specialist therapists and freshly .... more>>
US gyms celebrate the end of mask-wearing
US gyms celebrate the end of mask-wearing   14 May 2021

Fully vaccinated people in the US no longer need to wear a face mask whether indoors or outdoors, following a new ruling from the Centers for .... more>>
Company profile


FIBO Global Fitness

FIBO Global Fitness is the leading international trade show for fitness, wellness & health.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

The gift of integration

The gift of integration

Premier Software has partnered with Smartbox’s gift voucher platforms Buyagift and Red Letter Days to help clients boost revenue streams. More>>




in this issue




World Leisure jobs




Operations Assistant (NPLQ required)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bracknell, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Sports Centre Assistant
Salary: £19,261
Location: Blandford Forum, UK
Company: Bryanston School
Tutors and Assessors
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide
Company: Future Fit Training
Team leader
Salary: Competitive
Location: Taunton, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com

16-20 May 2021

World health, fitness & wellness week

Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore


17-20 May 2021

Hot Springs Connection Conference

Quinns Hot Springs Resort, Paradise, United States



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Fitness: Hybrid fitness
ESPA Life at Corinthia's 'revolutionary' new fitness service, BodySPace More>>
  Environment: Back to nature
British wildlife is being attacked on many fronts. Stephanie Hilborne, CEO of The Wildlife Trusts, wants to involve everyone in preserving nature More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Disruption: Rule breakers
Leisure architecture that’s pushing boundaries and upturning expectations More>>
  Interview: Craig Lister
Green Gym’s managing director is harnessing the power of gardening More>>


Published by Leisure Media Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd