Club Med focuses on upscale travellers, to open 17 new resorts

Club Med will complete 13 renovations or extensions of existing resorts by 2024.

Club Med will open 17 new resorts by 2024. The new openings will further solidify the brand as the leader in the booming all-inclusive market for upscale travellers.

“Throughout our 72-year history, we’ve successfully adapted our portfolio to appeal to upscale travellers and families, as well as demonstrated our leadership in the all-inclusive mountain experience. Maintaining our ambitious expansion plan, we are on track to open 17 new resorts, as well as complete 13 renovations or extensions of existing resorts, by 2024,” says Carolyne Doyon, President & CEO of Club Med North America and the Caribbean.

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Club Med is looking at new properties in Asia, Europe, and North America.

Of the 17 resorts, two will be based in Asia.

Next year, Club Med will open a property on the northern island of Hokkaido. Known as one of Asia’s top travel destinations, Hokkaido offers a fun-filled family experience, perfectly powdered snow for skiing and trekking, natural landscapes, and local culinary delights.

Club Med Borneo Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, will open in 2024. The new resort on the Malaysian side of the island of Borneo is known for its beaches, biodiverse rainforest, Mount Kinabalu (Southeast Asia’s highest peak), famed dive site Sipadan Island, and native species such as orangutans and clouded leopards.

Club Med Phuket, Thailand, located on Kata Beach, will undergo renovation. Guests can look forward to newly refreshed facilities and experiences aimed at recreating an authentic Thai atmosphere. Enhanced with an eco-chic, modern, and upscale twist, the refreshed resort spaces will include a redesign of the main restaurant, meetings & events center, pool and sun deck, and more.

Club Med Magna Marbella, Spain, which will open this year, islocated 45 minutes from the Malaga International Airport in the Andalusia region of Spain. With a focus on the cultural and natural richness of southern Spain, the resort will mix tradition and modernity to offer an experience focused on wellness, nature, family experiences, and discovery of the destination. Guests will find unique features in the 485-room resort, such as a family fun zone, garden parties, 14 hectares of Andalusian gardens, a Club Med Spa by Cinq Mondes, and five different swimming areas.

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Club Med Tignes in the French Alps will open this December.A historic destination that has been home to Club Med since 1958, Tignes Val Claret is a natural sports paradise located at an altitude of 2,150 meters. The brand-new Club Med Tignes resort will be located in the center of the liveliest part of town, making it a hotspot for winter sports and nightlife. The resort will feature 430 rooms, including 25 Exclusive Collection (5-Star) suites, two restaurants, a full spa and wellness salt wall, the largest Club Med pool in the Alps, a full childcare program, and a ski domain suitable for every level.

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Club Med is focusing on mountain resorts to attract upscale travellers.

Other upcoming resorts include Club Med Val d’Isère, French Alps, Club Med Utah, USA, Club Med San Sicario, Italian Alps, Club Med Pragelato-Sestriere, Italian Alps, Club Med Gregolimano, Greece.

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