Archipelago Hotels and Resorts, a niche player
in hotel management, has launched a new luxury brand, Datai Hotels
& Resorts, with plans to expand it within Malaysia and
The Datai Langkawi is the flagship of the new
"It is with great pleasure that our company
launches our new luxury brand, Datai Hotels & Resorts. With the
highly acclaimed international resort The Datai Langkawi as the
cornerstone, we look forward to thoughtfully growing our brand
through the management of appropriate and exciting luxury iconic
hotels and resorts in unique destinations around the world. We aim
to surprise our guests by creating everlasting memories through
the fine art of hospitality," said Franz A. Zeller, Managing
Director of Archipelago Hotels and Resorts.
The second Datai hotel will be The Datai Desaru
in Malaysia. The hotel is scheduled to open in September 2014.
"I am also delighted that Khazanah Nasional, the
investment holding arm of the Government of Malaysia has invested
in Archipelago Hotels and Resorts via their subsidiary Destination
Resorts and Hotels, which will further assist with the growth and
development of the company," Zeller added.
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