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Worldwide growth of the WorldHotels Collection: The brand family of BWH Hotel Group welcomes a total of three new hotels in the UK and one in Thailand. The four independently managed hotels in attractive locations in Europe and Asia will now welcome their guests under the global brand umbrella for hotels in the upscale and luxury segment.

The global portfolio of the WorldHotels Collection grows by a total of four new hotels: In Bath, England, the Rudloe Arms celebrates a UK premiere as the first hotel in the WorldHotels Crafted Collection. In Scotland, the collection under the umbrella of BWH Hotel Group welcomes Kingsmills Hotel, WorldHotels Elite Collection, and Ness Walk Hotel, WorldHotels Luxury Collection, both located in Inverness, not far from the famous Loch Ness lake. Furthermore, the Layan Green Park Hotel in Phuket, Thailand, joins the WorldHotels Distinctive Collection. The hotel project, which is still under construction, is expected to open in December 2022. The WorldHotels Collection brand is a soft brand within the BWH Hotel Group, which unites select, independently operated hotels in the upscale and luxury segments.

British Premiere: First WorldHotels Crafted Property in Bath

The Rudloe Arms, a boutique hotel in Bath owned by renowned British chef Marco Pierre White, has become the first hotel to join the WorldHotels Crafted Collection. It boasts 24 rooms in the stunning Treetops building, all with underfloor heating and Juliette balconies, as well as twelve quirky and eccentrically designed rooms in the main house, each with its own style. The adults-only hotel, set in 14 acres of grounds with wooded areas, beautiful ponds, wild meadow gardens, and stunning views across the Box Valley toward Bath, is the perfect place for a gastronomic getaway, with produce on the menu often grown in the grounds of the hotel itself. Owner Marco Pierre White was Britain’s first three-star chef and has had a major impact on gastronomy in his country. Now he serves as the first WorldHotels GB Ambassador.

Terii Dunne, Business Development Director at BWH Hotel Group GB said; “I have enjoyed working with Marco since 2019, and to have him as WorldHotels GB ambassador, and the Rudloe Arms live for guests to book via WorldHotels.com is fantastic for us, and our brands. We are proud to be supporting independent hotels and helping them grow, despite the immense challenges that face our industry. WorldHotels Crafted Collection is it is a new generation of lifestyle hotels made for a new generation of travellers that crave creativity, immersive experiences and great design, and The Rudloe Arms provides all this and more.”

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Two Hotels Near Famous Loch Ness

Situated in the Scottish Highlands, the Kingsmills Hotel features luxurious accommodations, two stunning indoor Inverness restaurants and a heated outdoor Garden Restaurant. The Kingsmills Hotel is also located near five of Scotland’s world-class golf courses, allowing guests to easily access the country’s national game.

Ness Walk is an idyllic five-star retreat just a short distance from Loch Ness. Originally constructed as a 19th-century house, the luxurious hotel features an opulent lounge, a restaurant with sweeping views of River Ness and accommodations with stylish ensuite bathrooms. The hotel is also ideally situated near the North Coast 500, a 516-mile journey set in the Scottish Highlands that provides magnificent views of Scotland’s landscape and lochs.

“We’re privileged to welcome the Kingsmills Hotel and Ness Walk Hotel to the WorldHotels portfolio. Both hotels exemplify the luxurious qualities of WorldHotels’ brands and it’s exciting to expand our presence in Scotland,” said Wytze van den Berg, Managing Director EMEA, WorldHotels. “Guests from around the world will enjoy the stunning beauty of both properties, as well as their proximity to Scotland’s scenery, golf courses, whisky distilleries and more.”

New Construction Project in Phuket, Thailand

In addition to WorldHotels’ growing presence in Scotland, the brand has added Layan Green Park in Bangtao Beach in Phuket, Thailand. The hotel is scheduled to open its doors in December 2022 and will become the first new construction in Thailand to receive the EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies) certification. Layan Green Park will be a four-star property and will also become the first WorldHotels Distinctive hotel to open in the south of Thailand and in Phuket, one of the world’s top vacation destinations.

“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Layan Green Park to the WorldHotels Distinctive collection,” said Olivier Berrivin, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, WorldHotels. “WorldHotels is always seeking to expand with the right properties in the region and we believe Layan Green Park is the ideal fit for our brand. We look forward to opening this new build next year and welcoming guests from all parts of the globe.”

Layan Green Park will feature more than 400 rooms in five different categories, two restaurants that focus on locally sourced products and seasonal ingredients, a “Wellbeing Spa”, lounge bar and pool bar, as well as landscaped grounds with freshwater swimming pools, a yoga terrace, and jogging paths. Additionally, the new landmark property will have a kids pool, club and playground making this an ideal retreat for families. Layan Green Park is also just 700 meters from Bangtao beach and two kilometres from the upscale vacation and entertainment area Laguna.