Tuesday 2, February 2016

Dubai – MENA Herald: Regional travellers are choosing short luxury getaways to celebrate special occasions such as Valentine’s Day, according to one leading international hotelier.

“The increasing number of regional guests at the hotel around special occasions, as seen during New Year’s Eve celebrations, inspires us to enhance our bespoke offerings. We want to and exceed our GCC guest expectations and continue to attract more travellers to this beautiful destination known for its intersection of art, design, fashion and culture. We create tailor made memorable experiences at The St. Regis Istanbul and want to illustrate that sentiment through our special Valentine’s Day celebrations for guests,” said Rui Res, General Manager of Istanbul’s luxury address, The St. Regis Istanbul.

Set in a captivating location at the center of the stylish Nişantaşı quarter, The St. Regis Istanbul, creates a romantic sanctuary for guests seeking to celebrate Valentine’s Day with luxurious bespoke accommodations coupled with alluring timeless experiences, to carter to the rise of regional guests during special occasions.


Couples can indulge in an experience of discreet luxury and timeless elegance with the ‘Ultimate Romance’ Package that includes a one night stay in the award winning guest rooms or signature suites of the guest’s choice, a delectable breakfast for two at the St. Regis Brasserie, early check-in and late check-out, a deluxe bottle of sparkling, bouquet of red roses, and customized welcome amenities in the room specially created the Executive Chef, starting at a rate of TL940++ (approx. AED 1134).


The first international outpost for Wolfgang Puck’s iconic Spogo restaurant, located on the hotel’s rooftop with stunning views of the vibrant city offers an inviting five course menu created by Executive Chef Peleg Miron and includes dishes from around the globe. To make the evening more intimate, couples can enjoy a tantalizing main course to share which includes a choice between Dry Aged Bone-In Rib Steak with Pommes Aligot or Sautéed Whole Maine Lobster with Chili Sambal, starting at a rate of TL250 per person (approx. AED 300).

While the St. Regis Brasserie, the hotel’s all day dining venue, offers a special chocolate based menu for a passionate and romantic evening for two. Created by Executive Chef, Gürcan Gülmez, couples can savor chocolate laced dishes like the Pan Seared Beef Tenderloin with chocolate demi-glaze or the Risotto Milanese with Smoked Turkey in bitter chocolate zest, starting at a rate of TL200 (approx. AED 240).


Couples can enhance their romance with the exclusive packages at the Iridium Spa offering therapeutic couples Hammam, starting at rate of TL600 (approx. AED 725), or rejuvenating bespoke couples massage complemented with a Vichy shower therapy, starting at a rate of TL450 (approx. AED 543). To make the couple experience more memorable, Iridium spa offers guests a bottle of bubbly and seductive room settings, for an additional TL100 (approx. AED 120), leaving a lasting impression.