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Shangri-La signs management contract for a resort in Mauritius.
Thursday, 19th June 2014
Source : Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
 

Shangri-La has signed a management contract for Le Touessrok, Mauritius, the group will take over management of the resort in August 2014 and will reflag and launch the hotel as Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius in September 2015 following a renovation.

The announcement follows the signing of a joint venture agreement between Shangri-Las holding company, Shangri-La Asia Limited, and the resort's owner, Sun Resorts Limited. Shangri-La Asia has taken a 26% stake in the property.

4Hoteliers Image Library"Mauritius is a jewel in the Indian Ocean with white sand beaches. We are excited about the opportunity to invest in and manage a property such as Le Touessrok Resort, which has a rich history and legendary reputation for superb service. With the addition of Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius to Shangri-La's portfolio, our guests will have another exotic destination to choose from in our growing collection of resorts in Asia and the Indian Ocean," said Shangri-La President and CEO Greg Dogan. (right)

Located on the east coast of Mauritius in one of the island's most spectacular bays, the five-star resort is among the world's most distinguished. It has three villas and 200 guestrooms and suites, all of which have sea views.

Along with extensive water and land-based activities, it offers guests access to two islands: Ilot Mangenie, a private, secluded isle with 3.5 kilometres of pristine beach, and Ile aux Cerfs, where the 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course designed by Bernhard Langer is located.

"I am very excited with our new agreement with Shangri-La, which sets the basis of our new strategy to form strong partnerships with highly recognized branded international hotel groups, to manage one of our first class resorts. I believe that the long lasting reputation of the Le Touessrok coupled with its association with Shangri-La will enable this unique resort to achieve its full potential and pave the way for a successful and mutually beneficial collaboration for many years to come." said Sun Resorts Ltd. CEO Philippe Cassis. (left)

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The resort will continue to operate as Le Touessrok until it is renovated and then reflagged. It will be Shangri-La's third resort located in the Indian Ocean, joining Shangri-La's Villingili Resort & Spa, Maldives and Shangri-La's Hambamtota Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka, which opens summer 2015.

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