IDEAL Travel Times (February 2012, Issue #10)Hotels: Are you looking for a comprehensive marketing program for yourselves? If so, we areideally suited for you and provide just that at best value price. Also newly launched are a host ofnew products and services which we would love to discuss with you. We invite you to exploremore and join our network. Membership OpenTravel Professionals: Are you looking for unique properties providing an exceptionalexperience? If yes, visit our member.GALLERY HOTEL – SINGAPOREThe ExperienceGallery Hotel is a member of Ideal Hotels Worldwide primarily because of its uniqueness and itbeing the first „HIP‟ Hotel (Highly Individual Places) in Singapore and the second in Asia, thefirst being in Japan. The Gallery Hotel, like other HIP hotels, strives to be more than atemporary abode at ones destination; it aims to be the destination itself.It is a trendy corporate business hotel with 222 rooms located at the popular Robertson Quayentertainment district. The creative environment inspires you to enjoy the ease and excitementof a truly unique hotel.Gallery Hotel was voted Best Boutique Hotel at AsiaOnes Readers Choice Awards in 2009 and2010. It was also in the top 3 finalists for Best Accommodation Experience (Superior Hotelcategory) at the Singapore Tourism Awards in 2005 and 2008.The FacilitiesThe hotel‟s cantilevered glass sided rooftop pool is the first of its kind in Singapore. Located onthe fifth floor, it is a quiet spot to cool off, or to sit back, relax, and enjoy the urban views.GYM 360 at the hotel is a spacious and air-conditioned fully equipped fitness centre that catersto all your workout needs. Features include conditioning and strength-training equipment, multi-sensorial cardiovascular machines, stretching areas with yoga mats, kickboxing area, juice barand locker rooms.Ayuthaya – The Royal Thai Spa is a unique spa experience that provides authentic Thai styledtreatments that were practiced in the ancient royal courts. This award-winning spa will be sureto knead your stresses away and put you in a calm and soothing mood with its relaxingatmosphere. Take a moment from the hectic rush of everyday life and pamper yourself at theSheen Nail Spa. The friendly and well-trained technicians will take care of your hands and feetwhile you relax in the clean and hygienic environment.
Meetings & Events: Gallery Hotel offers a total of five function rooms catering to groups ofvarious sizes and requirements, ranging from board meetings in smaller rooms to bigger eventsaccommodating up to 160 people in the larger banquet rooms. Weddings and celebrations arecustomized to one‟s needs as well.Bars & Restaurants include: Bar 84 promises a unique, inspiring and magical experience to thrill all diners. Okinawa features Japanese Home style dining from the island of Okinawa Satsuma, the first and only speciality restaurant for Tokyo styled cotemporary cuisine in Singapore, also awarded as Singapore best in Tattler magazine. Sapporo Ramen Miharu, an authentic Japanese noodle restaurant. Torisho Taka by Aoki on level 2 is an authentic Japanese Yakitori restaurant eM by the river features an aldresco style café and bar besides the historic Singapore river. Zenden Lounge is a perfect place to sit and back and relax with light snacks and beverages Zenden Restaurant on level 4 is an all day dining restaurant serving contemporary Asian cuisineThe RoomsStandard Gallery Room features the hotel‟s distinctive modern design and includes all theamenities that cater to your business and relaxation needs.The Glazzhaus Rooms: similar to the above with added attractions to this room are its floor toceiling glass windows and its view of the hotel‟s unique cantilevered glass-sided lap pool.Bookend Club rooms will enjoy the attractive views of the picturesque Singapore River, alongwith the room‟s modern and stylish ambianceObservatory Suites: Similar to the above but bigger living space. The rooms are furnished withluxurious king-sized beds and living room areas to relax and enjoy in comfort.The crème de la crème of Gallery‟s rooms are the Executive Suites. Featuring attractive viewsof the Singapore River, they are bigger than the Observatory Suites at 60 square metres withseparate bedroom and living room areas for extra opulence!Tempted? Experience this beautiful Hotel, a work of art in itself and have a great time.PRESIDENT TERME, Abano Terme, ITALY .
The ExperienceThe Hotel projected, built and managed by the Sabbion family since 1968 is located in the heartof Abano Terme, surrounded by the Montirone Park, a symbol of the spa‟s long history.Its history that you sense in the Hotel is rich in style, elegant but most of all ideal in its setting,which invites you to relax and promises you the privacy that is necessary to enjoy the holiday,moment by moment. These are the features that characterize the atmosphere of this Ideal 5 starhotel.The FacilitiesThe Breakfast room : Buffet-style service for a full continental breakfast with a wide choice ofproducts, including a range of pastries freshly baked by the hotel pastry chef, an organic corner,fresh fruit. Please feel free to come in your bath robe.The Hotel‟s pride and joy, our kitchen offers a wide range of gourmet menus, mixing typicalVeneto cuisine with international dishes. A selection of choice, naturally produced, seasonalproducts, expertly prepared by our chefs and accompanied by an ample wine list can satisfyeven the most demanding palate.There is a special menu for any food intolerance or dietary requirements as prescribed by ourspecialist doctor available at no extra cost. Guests are kindly requested to dress for dinner. For an informal lunch next to the pool, the Pool Grill Restaurant offers all guests who do notwish to give up their relaxation time the possibility to have lunch in the garden during the springand summer, and on the verandah in the winter, at no extra charge. The menu offers a richbuffet of hors-d‟oeuvres, simple but delicious first and second courses and the famous selectionof desserts.Wanting to offer guests a high impact location in the heart of Padova, the RistorantePresidentino 360°FoodLab was created as a tiny satellite of the Hotel President of AbanoTerme. It is a small window opening onto top quality cuisine; a restaurant, a place to explore,where the multi-sensorial experience rotates 360° around food. A subtle and refinedatmosphere, carefully studied right down to the smallest details where you can live a trulyunique enogastronomic experience.Visit the website and book your “sensorial experience”.The RoomsThe hotel has 56 double rooms and 37 standard single rooms. All the rooms have a balcony,high speed wireless connection, LCD TV with satellite TV and multilingual pay-tv, a safe, air-conditioning, minibar, Spa kit, bath robe warmer in the bathrooms. Connecting rooms areavailable.
The 6 spacious Junior Suites have 2 bathrooms (shower and bath), 2 balconies, doublewardrobe, high speed wireless connection, LCD TV with satellite TV and multilingual pay-tv, asafe, air-conditioning, minibar, Spa kit.The 7 Suites are larger and have 2 bathrooms, 2 balconies, a small living area with a sofa andTV, double wardrobe, high speed wireless connection, LCD TV with satellite TV and multilingualpay-tv, a safe, air-conditioning, minibar, Spa kit.LOTUS DESARU BEACH RESORT, Kota Tinggi, MALAYSIAThe ExperienceLotus Desaru is one of the largest resorts in Malaysia and offers 700 well-appointed spaciousapartment suites ranging from one to four bedrooms with a cosy living and dining area. An ideallocation for your perfect beach getaway, company meeting, wedding and family reunion – whereprivacy, variety and service make a difference.Located along the east coast in the District of Kota Tinggi has stretch of about 26km of pristine,sandy beach and fringed with rhu and palm tree.The resort flaunts South East Asia‟s biggest tilting bucket known as the Giant Coconut Fall andother amazing features namely the Lazy River, Aqua Play and Poolside Grotto that should notbe missed. For those of you who are looking for an adrenaline rush on your holiday, there areexciting team building, paintball and water sport activities!The FacilitiesLotus Desaru Beach Resort provides you with a wide selection of eateries ranging from a coffeehouse, seafood restaurant, and beachfront bar serving sumptuous Indian, Oriental and Westerncuisines.Teratai Coffee House offers Indian, Malay and some International cuisines, while LianHua Chinese Restaurant will make you love it‟s wide variety of Chinese dishes. If you arelooking for Western taste, then Rhu Bar is perfect for you with all our pastas, pizzas and more,perfect for its location, enjoy it with breeze of the beach as it is located right in-front of thebeach. Enjoy cocktails, mock tails, and more beverages with our Fun Pub 1881 while listeningto the smooth music of our In-house Live Band.There are also lots of facilities for Guest‟s convenience such as retail shops, internet room,karaoke rooms, and petting zoo for kids, arcade games, indoor & outdoor equipments, sandybeach field, swimming pools, gymnasium, business centre, kids club and more to make yourholiday comfortable and more fun.Lotus Desaru Beach Resort‟s main attraction is its Water Park. Have a splashtacular time withyour family and friends, get wet and have fun with giant coconut fall, lazy river, aqua play, kid‟sslides and more. There are also a lot of recreation activities like beach activities, sea sports,indoor, outdoor games, fun fairs, free movies, live bands and more for you to enjoy your stay.
And for those who seek extreme fun and adventure with nature then the extreme park is perfectfor you and your group. Have fun with lots of activities like jungle trekking, paddle boating, waterrafting, high ropes, flying fox, ATV ride, mountain biking, paintball challenge and more.Rejuvenate your Body, Mind and Soul with „Lotus Suria Ayurveda Spa‟ with wide variety oftherapy like Pizhichil (Oil Bath), Sirodhara, General Massage, Head massage and more.Spa packages are avaialble inclusive of room, full board meals and therapy.The RoomsAll the apartments are conveniently built with a living and dining areas respectively.There is also a kitchenette for ease ofall guests, making them feel right at home.• 700 one, two and three and four bedroom apartments• Individually controlled air conditioning• Separate lounge and dining area (in 2 and 3 bedroom apartments)Perfect for you and your family. “The resort for all reason”Vikas SharmaIDEAL Hotels LimitedSuite 1001, 10/F Tung Ming Building 40 Des Voeux Road Central Hong Kong91 11 40514174http://www.idealhotelsww.comAbout IDEAL Hotels Worldwide: IDEAL Hotels Worldwide (IHWW) is the 1st Comprehensive HotelLow Cost Marketing (LCM) alliance from Asia to the World! IHWW is headquartered in Hong Kong withsales offices in 15 cities across all 5 continents.