Arabella Beach Hotel – IHG opens its first collection brand in Kuwait

IHG has introduced its first collection brand to Kuwait as Arabella Beach Hotel Kuwait, Vignette Collection. Prominently positioned on the Arabian Gulf shoreline, the 195 room property joins IHG’s growing Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio…

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Central to the IHG Vignette Collection is the balance of individuality and belonging. A family of like-minded hotels, each Vignette Collection property is entirely individual in its identity yet unified by the vision to offer a more authentic way to travel. Arabella Beach Hotel, Vignette Collection gives a glimpse into Kuwait’s rich heritage, capturing the breathtaking allure of the region.

“We are thrilled to announce the second Vignette Collection hotel opening in the Middle East, in Kuwait, as we continue to expand our luxury and lifestyle portfolio in the region,” commented  Haitham Mattar, Managing Director, India, Middle East & Africa at IHG Hotels & Resorts. “The partnership with Aqarat marks an important milestone for IHG Hotels & Resorts, singling a shift in the local hospitality market as we cater to the growing number of guests seeking curated hotel experienced driven by luxury and personalised services. As a group, IHG Hotels & Resorts remains dedicated to the delivery of unique, immersive, and authentic stay experiences that anticipate guest needs at every touchpoint of their personal journeys.”

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Each hotel in the Vignette Collection series stands out with unique features but is all linked by a common vision aimed at bringing positive change for people, places, and the planet. Each hotel in the Vignette Collection, designed for the next generation of travellers seeking luxury, indulgence, and lifestyle, has its own characteristics, personality, and unique design to achieve immersive experiences and to form a comprehensive and deeply studied project.

The property  offers 195 well appointed rooms and suites, each elegantly designed for moments of tranquility and togetherness. Interiors modernise traditional Sadu weaves with tactile textures drawing inspiration from the surrounding shores. Suites feature spacious terraces with panoramic vistas overlooking the expansive blues of the Arabian Gulf. A roof top pool, private beachfront and wellness centre all sit alongside the Arabella Complex’s 15 dining destinations to offer holistic hospitality.

Vignette Collection seamlessly weaves responsibility with community and locality to bring both socially empowering and environmentally conscious experiences to guests around the world.

Means For Good initiatives, bespoke to each Vignette Collection hotel, partner with chosen non-profit organization, working in partnership to spearhead positive contribution to the local ecosystem across responsibility, community, and locality. Arabella Beach Hotel Kuwait supports 312 Café, a neighbourhood coffee shop employing individuals with disabilities, to extend opportunities in hospitality.

Memorable Rituals, celebrate each Vignette Collection property’s unique identity to provide purposeful and meaningful travel encounters that connect guests with the hotel’s cultural landscape. Guests  are enveloped with the hotel’s signature scent throughout their stay, with the gift of a take home diffuser of the distinct aroma offering a memento to trigger reminiscence of a destination to remember.

Arabella Beach Hotel Kuwait is one of two Middle Eastern openings for the brand this year. The current Vignette Collection portfolio includes The Palm Dubai Beach Resort Vignette Collection, Yours Truly DC in the U.S., Hotel X Brisbane Fortitude Valley in Australia, Sindhorn Midtown Hotel Bangkok in Thailand, Casa da Companhia, Vignette Collection and Vignette Collection Convent Square in Portugal with 12 hotels in the pipeline, and more than 100 properties globally anticipated to join over the next 10 years.

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