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Minor Hotels in Partnership with Clinique La Prairie of Switzerland
Montreux (Switzerland) – March 3, 2020 (travelindex.com) – Minor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of more than 530 hotels in 56 countries, has entered into partnership with Clinique La Prairie to operate the pioneering Swiss health clinic’s very first aesthetics and medical spa outside of Europe.
Due to launch later this year, the Clinique La Prairie Aesthetics & Medical Spa will operate at The St. Regis Bangkok under MSpa International, the corporate division of spa and wellness with Minor Hotels. The St. Regis Bangkok is owned by Minor Hotels.
The partnership represents the growth and confidence in Thailand as an international medical tourism destination, recognizing the global demand for personalised wellness offerings beyond traditional health and spa services.
The state-of-the-art medical spa will be a luxurious haven of rejuvenation centrally located in Thailand’s capital city. An escape from the hectic pace of Bangkok, the medical spa will offer forever young treatments and healing therapies in line with Clinique La Prairie’s commitment to helping and inspiring people to live a healthier, longer and better life.
Dillip Rajakarier, Group Chief Executive Officer of Minor International, owning company of The St. Regis Bangkok said, “We are delighted to partner with Clinique La Prairie on their first business venture in Asia and we are excited to see this collaboration come to fruition. Bangkok is the global capital of medical and wellness tourism and we are confident that the demand for, and the expertise of the Clinique La Prairie Aesthetics & Medical Spa, will be very well received by residents of Bangkok and visitors to Thailand.”
Zoe Wall, Group Director of MSpa International, added: “Clinique La Prairie is a global leader when it comes to longevity-based programs. The Clinique La Prairie Aesthetics & Medical Spa will bring a host of exclusive firsts to Bangkok. A team of medical spa professionals and aesthetics medicine specialists will combine expert knowledge with contemporary science and state-of-the-art technology to ensure bespoke experiences with a results-driven focus. Individual consultations to address longevity, beauty and nutrition will be available to guests in which they will receive a tailor-made program to enhance their lifestyle.”
Simone Gibertoni, CEO of Clinique La Prairie says: “Since 1931, Clinique La Prairie is a unique destination where the level of care en-wraps the guests in cutting edge health care and wellness. After nearly 90 years of heritage in Switzerland, the clinic’s ambition is to offer its expertise and its holistic approach to well-being – based on the four pillars of medical care, wellness, nutrition and exercise – abroad.”
Slated to open in 2020, Bangkok’s Clinique La Prairie Aesthetics & Medical Spa will be located on the 15th floor of The St. Regis Bangkok. The luxury facility will feature dedicated male and female relaxation areas, each spread over two floors with a relaxation lounge and floating pods, locker facilities, showers and restrooms on the mezzanine level, while the lower wet area of each showcase steam rooms, Jacuzzis, cold plunge pools, and experience showers inviting personalized selection of water pressure, lighting and music.
About Minor Hotels:
Minor Hotels is an international hotel owner, operator and investor currently with more than 530 hotels in operation. Minor Hotels passionately explores new possibilities in hospitality with a diverse portfolio of properties designed intelligently to appeal to different kinds of travellers, serving new passions as well as personal needs. Through our Anantara, AVANI, Oaks, Tivoli, M Collection, NH Collection, NH Hotels, nhow, Elewana, Marriott, Four Seasons, St. Regis, Radisson Blu and Minor International properties, Minor Hotels operates in 56 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe, South America and North America.
With dynamic plans to expand existing brands and explore strategic acquisitions throughout opportunistic markets, Minor Hotels pursues a vision of a more passionate and interconnected world.