Hotel Missoni Opens In Kuwait
The Rezidor Hotel Group along with Italian fashion house Missoni has announced the the official opening of Hotel Missoni Kuwait, on March 1, 2011. The brand famous for its striped textiles and la dolce vita style already has a hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Missoni Kuwait is part of the Symphony Centre, a boutique emporium located in the capital's shopping district. For the hotel design Creative Director Rosita Missoni combines vibrant patterns and bold colors with turquoise, green and gold accents appropriate for a hotel facing the sea. There are a total of 169 rooms as well as meeting space, a gym, steam room, sauna and a pool deck overlooking the city. Dining options include the Italian restaurant, Cucina; Luna Restaurant, located on the 18th floor, which serves a fusion of Arabic-oriental and Mediterranean cuisine; Choco Café offering pastries, chocolates and a selection of small plates and the Pool Bar serving continental cuisine. Rooms have Bang & Olufsen televisions and mirrors in the bathroom that convert into televisions. Check-in is done via iPad. The hotel also will have a 1,500-square meter luxury Six Senses Spa, opening later in the year.
This is just one of many designer/hotel collaborations. Brands from Armani to Christrian Lacroix have gotten into the hotel business. Check out a round-up of some of the highlights over at the Huffington Post.