ME Ibiza by Meliá: New Meaning of Hotel Services
According to the Russian understanding a hotel is a complex of accommodation services, which manly includes a room itself and some minimum services like making beds and cleaning a room and WC facilities. Generally this interpretation corresponds with the WTO definition of a hotel. Still the strong competition in hotel business makes the hoteliers to add more new services to meet not only basic need of the guests. The last tourism trends appeal to the niche audience with the fine and personalized requests.
To meet the actual demand ME by Meliá develops personality-led lifestyle brand that seeks to fuse innovative style with local tastes, to captivate clientele with a love for contemporary art and design, music and fashion. ME by Meliá offers stylish design hotels that deliver personal, meaningful experiences. By capturing these elements in urban and resort destinations, the ME philosophy adds a more personal touch to the guest experience.
Now the brand includes six hotels across Europe, The Americas and Mexico. The brand new ME Ibiza as part of ME by Meliá’s cultural initiative hosts the hottest events 2019. The idea is to provide local experiences across contemporary art, design, fashion and music. This season the internationally renowned Spanish photographer «La Skimal» exhibits throughout the hotel and provides a retrospective look at the island’s club scene and electronic music. At the opening event at Radio Rooftop with breath-taking 360-degree views of the island’s in June the guests could view the exhibition, followed by an evening of music and cocktails.
Throughout July and August 2019, ME Ibiza will also have a pop-up restaurant at Radio Rooftop from renowned chef, José Miguel Bonet. It will see the ‘revolutionary’ chef showcase a limited-edition menu, with a contemporary twist on Ibiza’s traditional fare. Bonet brings his culinary experience from across the globe, blending the flavours and recipes of classic Ibizan cuisine with global cooking techniques, giving the guests the opportunity to watch the award-winning chef prepare his dishes in the open-kitchen space.
With a series of events throughout the summer, guests will also be able to enjoy sets from some of the island’s DJs, installations from Ibizan and international artists with collections that celebrate life, culture and the island’s heritage. ME Ibiza’s guests can enjoy exclusive access to a well-known international club Nikki Beach, located next to ME Ibiza.
A popular trend amongst millennial travelers looking to heal pain, refresh the mind and unwind is caught by ME Ibiza. Complimentary antigravity yoga, yoga and pilates, and personal training services (at a charge) are also available.
Located on a secluded bay near Santa Eulalia on the East coast of the island, ME Ibiza has minimalist Ibiza-inspired interiors with spacious design that complements the stunning sea views. The hotel’s ambiance is the perfect balance between serene and vibrant, with guests arriving in style by boat, luxurious ME Range Rovers or the private ME Jet. All this allowed the hotel to be a part of the exclusive ‘Leading Hotels of the World’. The luxury lifestyle hotel group is continuing to expand with openings in key markets including ME Dubai, which has been designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, and is set to launch in 2020 and ME Barcelona.
ME Ibiza’s summer season runs from 26 April to 12 October 2019. Rates start from 250 € per night in low season and 500€ per night in high season.
Travel agencies possess a strong booking tool with commissionable rates at meliapro.com. Direct bookings of up to 9 rooms in over 375 hotels in 43 countries offers up to 20% of commission in selected resorts. The booking can be done at net rates or the commissions can be received automatically on the account immediately after the customers' departure with HotelPaycom (available in approximately 140 hotels). In case a travel agency books up to 5 hotels simultaneously for a group of 10 rooms or more, the desired offer will be prepared by the Group Desk within 24 hours. The B2B portal meliapro.com translated in 8 languages is highly agent friendly. The users become a real Meliá professional expanding the knowledge with MeliáPro certificate and receive 100 MeliáReward points. The travel agencies experience rates with up to 20% discounts for private holidays. Collecting points for individual and group bookings (two points for every euro) the agency can pay personal reservations, gift vouchers for the customers, discounts on spot and with over 40 partners.
About Meliá Hotels International
Founded in 1956 in Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International operates more than 390 hotels (portfolio and pipeline) throughout more than 40 countries, with brands including Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus by Meliá, ME by Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, INNSiDE by Meliá, Sol by Meliá and TRYP by Wyndham. The Company is the global leader in resort hotels, while also leveraging its experience to consolidate the growing segment of the leisure-inspired urban market. Its commitment to responsible tourism has led the Group to become the third most sustainable hotel company in the world in 2018, according to RobecoSam, the investment company to produce the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Meliá Hotels International is also included in the IBEX 35 Spanish stock market index and it is the Spanish hotel leader in Corporate Reputation (Merco Ranking).