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An introduction to Wilkings Hospitality Worldwide

An introduction to Wilkings Hospitality Worldwide

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    • VISION + EXECUTION info@wilkings.com TORONTO | DUBAI | KYOTO
    • Welcome to Wilkings Hospitality. We have specialized in hospitality and entertainment for over 30 years, an accumulation of unequalled experience. We are differentiated by our ability to reliably, effectively and rapidly resolve every facet of the most complex or simple projects. Brand, strategy, finance, design, development and management. These mission-critical skills are ingrained in our DNA, always focusing on the customer experience. We live and breathe our business every day. Our team is energized, dedicated, hard driving and effective in delivering results. Not just great solutions, but great financial returns. I am responsible. I promise an excellent experience, straight dealing, efficient execution and great results. MICHAEL WILKINGS CHAIRMAN
    • WE LOVE BRANDS. THEY INFUSE SOUL INTO EVERY ENDEAVOUR. Some of the brands and clients we have worked with include: CIPRIANI EXTREME SPORTS COMPANY ITOCHU CORP. SUMITOMO CORP. IT’SUGAR ALLURE VOGUE HILTON INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY OF SOUND EMIRATE OF ABU DHABI CAVALLI SUNTORY HED KANDI EMIRATE OF DUBAI MOVENPICK JULIANA’S STATE OF QATAR SUN INTERNATIONAL GLORIA ESTEFAN TRIZEC CORP GLENEAGLES HOTELS SULTANATE OF OMAN PARIS HILTON NIICHI MYCAL CORP. FOUR SEASONS HOTELS SUSHI SAMBA NISSHO IWAI WOLFGANG PUCK CITY OF OSAKA IMAX STARS’N’BARS WESTIN HOTELS PANASONIC PACHA JUMEIRAH GROUP HANG LUNG FAIRMONT HOTELS EMAAR HOTELS MARIO ANDRETTI OLYMPIC GAMES LOS ANGLES BARBACOA WEMBLEY INTERNATIONAL CITY OF KYOTO ALPENROCK HOUSE MAGIC CITY MARK PHILLIPS HYATT HOTELS XTREME SKI JACKIE STEWART SEGA BILLBOARD LIVE JEAN CLAUDE KILLY WALDORF ASTORIA PARADISE ISLAND RESORT FERRAGAMO MGM GRAND JACK NICKLAUS BALLYS ANNABEL’S CONCORDE HOLLYWOOD EUPHORIA BADRUTTS PALACE, ST. MORITZ INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS CARLTON HOTEL, CANNES THE BERKELEY, LONDON DORCHESTER. LONDON NIKKO HOTELS THE RITZ, PARIS SHANGRI LA HOTELS TAJ PALACE JAMIE OLIVER ARMANI PRIVEE
    • We live in a world of hospitality and entertainment It’s a magical place of brands, boutique hotels, resorts, restaurants, clubs, mixed-use entertainment, sports tourism and leisure WE PLAN, DEVELOP AND OPERATE - TO MAXIMIZE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE CREATIVE | DISCIPLINED | EFFECTIVE VISION + EXECUTION Please contact us: info@wilkings.com Now please take a look at our project summary …
    • Wilkings Hospitality has been engaged by the Kyoto Prefecture Government, through the Kyoto Development Research Institute, to analyse current tourism trends in Kyoto and to recommend ways to extend the global growth in sports tourism, especially extreme sports tourism, to Kyoto. Kyoto wants to attract a younger demographic to the region and we are now making a comprehensive study of the region’s facilities, comparisons with other world cities who have adopted similar strategies, the financial implications, and the economic and social benefits. EXTREME SPORTS TOURISM KYOTO, JAPAN
    • . EXTREME SPORTS TOURISM KYOTO, JAPAN
    • OLYMPIC GAMES LOS ANGELES, USA At the Los Angeles Olympic Games the UCLA campus at Westwood was home to the athletes village and the food service and retail services for the general public. Wilkings Hospitality provided an ultra fast-track turnkey solution to plan, design and install the 2,500 square metre “Foods of the World” pavilion and the 2,000 square metre retail souvenir shop. After the closing ceremonies it was our duty to restore the original campus topography with every hill and every tree returned to its original contour and position, in five days. The contract was completed on time and budget with minimal disruption to normal campus activities. .
    • Cipriani, Yas Island, is one of the world’s largest dining and entertainment complexes. It comprises a Cipriani restaurant, Yotto Japanese restaurant, Allure exclusive nightclub, Cipriani Cigar Lounge, the exclusive and private Yas Marina Yacht Club, and private dining rooms. Wilkings Hospitality provided a fast-track turnkey solution to design, build and equip the entire complex. The multi-facet project required daily coordination with concept designers in Italy and Thailand, architects in Dubai, owners and regulators in Abu Dhabi, and Cipriani in London and New York. It opened successfully on time and under budget. CIPRIANI YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI
    • CIPRIANI YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI
    • CIPRIANI YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI
    • CIPRIANI YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI
    • CIPRIANI YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI
    • YOTTO BY CIPRIANI YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI
    • ALLURE BY CIPRIANI YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI Allure by Cipriani on Yas Island is Cipriani’s first exclusive nightclub operation, with capacity for 700 people, stunning interior design and huge terraces overlooking the Super Yachts in the incredible Yas Marina.
    • ALLURE BY CIPRIANI YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI
    • VOGUE CLUB DUBAI, UAE Wilkings Hospitality acted as lead consultant in the creation of the design and operating concept for the proposed Vogue Club in Dubai. We developed the design, the operational planning and the financial analysis for a 1,600 square metre high-glamor Vogue-branded dining and entertainment destination at the world-famous Meydan Hotel, coordinating at all times with Vogue head office.
    • VOGUE CLUB DUBAI, UAE
    • VOGUE CLUB DUBAI, UAE
    • VOGUE CLUB DUBAI, UAE
    • HED KANDI HOTEL DUBAI, UAE Hed Kandi is a music, fashion and lifestyle brand from London. The first Hed Kandi hotel is planned for Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah. Wilkings Hospitality conceived a high-style contemporary hotel with energy and excitement, reflecting the aspirational attributes of the Hed Kandi brand. This 200 room beachfront boutique lifestyle hotel includes a Kandi Spa, Hed Kandi Club and Kandi poolside chill-out lounge.
    • HED KANDI HOTEL DUBAI, UAE
    • HED KANDI HOTEL DUBAI, UAE
    • HED KANDI CLUB DUBAI, UAE
    • Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates owner, Majid Al Futtaim, asked Wilkings Hospitality to identify and introduce an iconic American candy brand for their malls. It’Sugar stands head and shoulders above the competition, so we helped negotiate an exclusive license for multiple It’Sugar candy stores across the Middle East. The first site opened in Mall of the Emirates in 2011 and achieved immediate popularity with local residents and Dubai’s millions of visitors. IT'SUGAR CANDY STORES DUBAI, UAE
    • OSAKA LIVE OSAKA, JAPAN The esteemed architect Tadao Ando is a living legend in Japan. A genius on a par with Niemeyer and Gehry, Ando has designed some of Japan’s most spiritual and enduring structures. The city of Osaka required a new use for Tadao Ando’s iconic waterfront building, known as the Suntory Museum. Wilkings Hospitality reimagined the building as a centre for live performance, restaurants, rooftop bar, and a music and dance academy conceived in association with the Osaka Kyoiku University.
    • OSAKA LIVE OSAKA, JAPAN
    • MORE CAFÉ MUSCAT, OMAN More Café, originally from Dubai, is famous for superb food, relaxing environment, funky design and great value. More Café asked Wilkings Hospitality to develop a regional franchise program which led to the first franchise with a highly respected and proven operator in a prime location in Muscat, Oman. More Café Muscat opened in November 2012 to instant success, laying the foundation for further expansion throughout the Gulf region.
    • MUMTAZ MAHAL MUSCAT, OMAN Muscat’s Mumtaz Mahal is famous for exceptional cuisine offering specialities from every region of India. It is renowned for excellence in food quality, service, friendly staff, stunning views, sunset terrace and a warm environment. When the owners decided to renovate they asked Wilkings Hospitality to advise. We looked at every aspect: interior design, ethnic sensitivities, lighting, artwork, uniforms, menu design and the total customer experience. The result is a beautiful and very successful modern Indian restaurant.
    • QUBE SPORTS BAR DUBAI, UAE The Meydan Hotel is one of Dubai’s most prestigious developments and the centre of its vibrant equine community. Wilkings Hospitality conceived, designed and built Meydan’s Qube Sports Bar, incorporating the latest in high definition projection, audio and lighting, and sports network programming,
    • THE TRACK GOLF CLUBHOUSE DUBAI, UAE The Track at Meydan is Dubai’s first fully floodlit golf course, with spectacular night views of the Dubai skyline and the magnificent Meydan hotel. Wilkings Hospitality was commissioned to create The Track Clubhouse and Restaurant, with menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and welcoming to players, guests and the general public.
    • COMMISCEO BEACH CLUB ABU DHABI, UAE
    • COMMISCEO BEACH CLUB ABU DHABI, UAE The Fairmont Hotel at Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi, has breathtaking views over the Grand Mosque and the natural beaches that demark Abu Dhabi island. An adjacent three-story villa on Fairmont’s property has the same views. Wilkings Hospitality was commissioned to envision a Latin themed restaurant and beach club to bring life and pizzazz to the Bab Al Bahr district. We created the Commisceo brand exclusively for Fairmont Hotels, using vibrant colours, traditional furnishings and energetic lifestyle.
    • COMMISCEO BEACH CLUB ABU DHABI, UAE
    • COMMISCEO BEACH CLUB ABU DHABI, UAE
    • MUSIC ACTION BAR NEW DELHI, INDIA.
    • MUSIC ACTION BAR NEW DELHI, INDIA
    • GINJIRO RESTAURANT TOKYO, JAPAN Wilkings Hospitality knows Japan well and since 1987 has accumulated volumes of development and operating experience, and general business knowledge of Japanese ways. We have collaborated on many hospitality projects in all the major cities. Our Tokyo- based design partners, Age Co. Ltd, designed and produced the beautiful Ginjiro restaurant.
    • BRASSERIE EN NEW YORK, USA Brasserie En is another beautiful example of the powerful energy and serene balance achieved by our Japan design partners, Age Co. Ltd. from Tokyo.
    • BONGO’S CUBAN CAFÉ MIAMI, USA Gloria Estefan and husband Emilio established their own high-energy live entertainment and restaurant concept called Bongo’s Cuban Café. Wilkings Hospitality worked with David Rockwell, lead designer, to manage project development and to ensure the project was completed on time and on budget, while maintaining the integrity of the Rockwell design.
    • HONYAKI SUSHI HOUSE DUBAI, UAE Wilkings Hospitality was hired by Jumeirah Group to conceive and develop from scratch a new Japanese restaurant concept for a prime location at Dubai’s premier resort, Souk Madinat Jumeirah. We acted as producer for all facets of the new concept. The name, brand identity, interior design, table top settings, uniforms, menu design and turnkey interior fit-out were provided by Wilkings Hospitality on a fixed time and budget basis.
    • HONYAKI SUSHI HOUSE DUBAI, UAE
    • ROTI INDIA RESTAURANT MUSCAT, OMAN
    • ROTI INDIA RESTAURANT MUSCAT, OMAN
    • BARBACOA CHURRASCARIA DUBAI, UAE Barbacoa Churrascaria is one of Brazil’s finest churrasco restaurants. Renowned for its top quality meat, service and meticulous food preparation, and the warm, inviting interior which celebrates Brazil’s zest for life and love of barbequed meats. Wilkings Hospitality was chosen to support Barbacoa’s licensee in Dubai for site selection, development and operating budgets, lease negotiations and feasibiity analysis.
    • STARS’N’BARS YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI Wilkings Hospitality delivered an inclusive turnkey design/build solution for the first Stars’n’Bars Sports Bar and Grill franchise on world-renowned Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. We re-imagined the original Stars’n’Bars concept from Monaco, and created a franchisable formula for an international roll- out, without losing any of the original Stars’n’Bars excitement and magic.
    • STARS’N’BARS YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI
    • JULIANA’S TOKYO TOKYO, JAPAN Juliana’s Tokyo is one of the most successful nightclubs in nightclub history. Located in the warehouse district of Shibaura, Juliana’s Tokyo quickly developed into a musical phenomenon. Juliana’s hosted over 1,000 clubbers 7 days a week, returned its investment in 6 months, and was the first nightclub ever to publish CDs under its own brand name. The Wilkings Hospitality team was responsible for the original concept, brand, complete interior design and audio-visual specifications. We also managed the day to day operations, music policy and marketing strategy.
    • JULIANA’S TOKYO TOKYO, JAPAN
    • JULIANA’S ISTANBUL ISTANBUL, TURKEY
    • ALPENROCK HOUSE WHISTLER, CANADA. Alpenrock House is a highly successful Swiss concept which offers the authenticity of a Swiss mountain village in a theatrical environment, with a high-quality casual restaurant, bars, live and DJ entertainment at night and activities for the whole family during the day. Wilkings Hospitality modified the original Zurich concept for development in Canada, retaining the original Swiss mountain village theme.
    • ALPENROCK HOUSE WHISTLER, CANADA. .
    • MINISTRY OF SOUND LAS VEGAS, USA The Wilkings Hospitality team developed the operating and design concepts for the proposed Ministry of Sound nightclub and day club in Las Vegas, originally to be located at the Cosmopolitan hotel on Las Vegas Boulevard.
    • MINISTRY OF SOUND LAS VEGAS, USA
    • SPORTS MARINE CLUB ABU DHABI, UAE Wilkings Hospitality was commissioned to develop the master plan and detailed financial analysis for the redevelopment of the Abu Dhabi Sports Marine Club, home of the Abu Dhabi Formula One boat racing team. The club owns eight hectares of prime waterfront land, on which we planned specialty retail areas, family restaurants, a new members’ clubhouse and a Formula One Boat Racing museum.
    • SPORTS MARINE CLUB ABU DHABI, UAE
    • SCIENCE DISCOVERY CENTRE DOHA, QATAR Katara, a mixed use waterfront development sponsored by the government of Qatar, commissioned Wilkings Hospitality to imagine a new Science Discovery Centre, focused on the digital sciences and new media technology, in combination with the traditional STEM sciences. We established a world-wide research program to determine the state of the art in digital science and science discovery centre design and best practices. From this research we developed an operating philosophy and design methodology for a new era science technology discovery centre, to be developed on Doha’s expansive waterfront.
    • SCIENCE DISCOVERY CENTRE DOHA, QATAR
    • EDUTAINMENT CENTRE ABU DHABI, UAE Al Fahim Group, a major Abu Dhabi based real estate developer, wanted a new style of Family Entertainment Centre for their new regional shopping mall, strategically located halfway between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Wilkings Hospitality was commissioned to conceptualize, research, plan and design this 9,000 square metre indoor and outdoor “Edutainment” centre, with activities for every age, both mental and physical challenges, and both educational and entertainment components for the whole family.
    • EDUTAINMENT CENTRE ABU DHABI, UAE
    • VISION + EXECUTION info@wilkings.com TORONTO | DUBAI | KYOTO