Jamal Satli Iglesias, President of BlueBay Hotels announces the expansion of its hotel offer in chain's strategic destinations
BlueBay Hotels will invest 180 million Euros in remodeling, improving and expanding its hotel offer until 2024. The renovation and construction works will be carried out in 3 hotels located in Riviera Maya, Mexico and Mallorca, Spain.
BlueBay Hotels, the eighth hotel company by international presence and the twelfth largest Spanish company by number of rooms, announces the expansion of its hotel offer in two strategic sun and beach tourism destinations. President of BlueBay Hotels Jamal Satli Iglesias announced that the chain will invest 180 million euros until 2024 for the implementation of these projects in three of its establishments, committing to vacation tourism that he considers strategic for chain´s international expansion. “It is a clear commitment to destinations such as Mallorca and especially Alcudia area with its magnificent beaches and a strategic position for European tourism. In the same way, for the American continent, Riviera Maya in Mexico is a destination of great importance ”affirms the president of BlueBay Hotels.
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The hotel group has begun to implement the renovation and construction works in three establishments: BlueBay Grand Esmeralda (Riviera Maya, Mexico), Bellevue Club Mallorca (Mallorca, Spain) and Bellevue Lagomonte (Mallorca, Spain), with a goal of finish them in 2024.
Satli Iglesias confirms that the chain took advantage of the halt and shutdown of hotel operations due to COVID-19 to begin the renovation and construction works in BlueBay Grand Esmeralda located in Riviera Maya, Mexico, a 5-star resort, 180 hectares on the beachfront, made up of 979 rooms.
The project started with remodeling works in execution of the swimming pools and the beach with piers, that will be used to access 30 units of new villas on the sea – a stilt houses built on the water. In addition to a construction of 1200 rooms, of which 200 units of loft type – family villas have already begun to be built this year along with a development of new 6000 square meters SPA. The loft rooms will be finished in 2022. The construction of 1000 remaining rooms is expected to be finished in 2024.
The biggest attraction of this Caribbean resort will be the development of the new water theme park, designed for all ages, where customers can enjoy many slides and pools in a world where water is the protagonist. The offer of this new water park that will occupy 60,000 square meters will complement a gastronomic proposal with three new theme restaurants and the refurbishment of the existing ones.
In the same way, the stagnation of the sector due to COVID-19 was used to proceed with remodeling of 3,000 hotel beds, swimming pools, themed water areas, and leisure areas with seven new restaurants in Bellevue Club Mallorca, which will result in launching new rebranded resort in 2022. Located in Alcudia, it is the largest hotel complex in Europe, which has 5,700 hotel beds distributed in 17 builidngs, with an area of 250,000 square meters.
The comprehensive resort refurbishment aims to make it one of the largest family complexes in Europe with an important water park in the area, which will occupy more than 30,000 square meters, a wide complementary gastronomic offer with more than 14 restaurants and snacks, 17 swimming pools, outdoor gym, running tracks, and a pool club, an area for adults only. Fully themed, rebranded resort with a new leisure concepts and differentiating offer. All this in a privileged, integrated environment, surrounded by lush vegetation and colorful fauna of Alcudia.
Bellevue Lagomonte located in Alcudia, Mallorca, a 4-star hotel, consisting of 272 rooms and renovated in 2019, will expand its hotel beds with the construction of 200 new family units that will have equal access to the new Bellevue Club Mallorca water park.
“With this strong commitment to a development of our strategic destinations at international level, and one of the most important sun and beach tourism destinations in the world, we aim to position our products in their corresponding markets as flagship products of the area and at the same time offer to the client a differentiating leisure offer with the best quality of facilities and services ”, says Jamal Satli Iglesias President BlueBay Hotels.
About BlueBay Hotels
BlueBay Hotels is the eighth Spanish hotel company by international presence and the 11th largest hotel group regarding hotel rooms. The group has its headquarters in Palma de Mallorca and currently operates 62 hotels in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the Caribbean under the hotels’ four brands: BlueBay Hotels & Resorts, Le Royal Hotels & Resorts by BlueBay, Blue Diamond and BelleVue Hotels & Resorts, which cater to its customers’ needs worldwide from luxury and grand luxury tourism to an offer more centred on sun and beach tourism.
BlueBay Hotels future development is based on innovation, quality and commitment to its customers and its 6000 employees.
The group and its different establishments have received several awards from leading companies within the tourism sector such as the Jetsetter Best Hotel, the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, the Tomas Cook awards, the RCI awards and the Holiday Check awards, among others. Equally notable is the award for best company stand at FITUR 2014, and The Golden Fleece from the Santiago Order received by the Chairman of BlueBay Hotels, Jamal Satli Iglesias for his work of exceptional merit.