The Datai Langkawi
The Datai Langkawi

Archipelago Hotels and Resorts, a niche player in hotel management, has officially launched their new luxury brand, Datai Hotels and Resorts.

An Asian brand that is set to expand within Malaysia and internationally, Datai Hotels and Resorts are, according to Archipelago “distinguished by unique destinations, serene settings and are located in key getaway cities and resorts, offering authentic and enriching guest experiences”.

The Datai Langkawi, one of the world’s most sought-after and award-winning hideaways surrounded by centuries-old virgin rainforests on the Malaysian tropical island of Langkawi, is the flagship of the new luxury brand.

 “It is with great pleasure that our company launches our new luxury brand, Datai Hotels and Resorts,” said Archipelago Hotels and Resorts’ Managing Director, Franz A. Zeller.

“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.

“In addition I am pleased to announce the opening of The Datai Desaru – Malaysia in September 2014, with a number of other exciting projects in the pipeline.

“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,” he said.

James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management

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