Autograph Collection Stays in Greece at Domes of Elounda
- Sep 24, 2015
Crete, Greece—The Domes of Elounda in Greece has joined the Autograph Collection Hotels, a Marriott International brand comprised of luxury independent hotels. The expansion marks the brand’s debut in Greece.
The award-winning hotel, located in the middle of the Aegean Sea, boasts a collection of 78 lavish suites and 40 villas with access to a private beach, and more recently, after a multi-million extension, 28 domes luxury residences and a new family area offering a range of activities for all ages. The newly added domes are equipped with a multitude of amenities, including private swimming pools.
The property, a long-time A-list hotspot for famous personalities, is a rich combination of the Mediterranean style placed in a sophisticated setting. 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.”
George Spanos, vice president of Ledra Hotels and Villas, added: “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.”
Marriott International’s luxury brands portfolio includes The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, EDITION, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, the Autograph Collection, Renaissance Hotels, AC Hotels by Marriott, and Moxy Hotels. Over the next several years, Marriott expects to add more than 200 luxury and lifestyle hotel projects, reflecting more than $15 billion of investment made by the company’s owners and franchisees.
Image courtesy of Domes of Elounda