52sharesHome > Events > Event News > Astir Odysseus Kos Resort Participates in ‘Blue Flag Mediterranean Week 2019’The Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa recently participated in the “Blue Flag Mediterranean Cleanup Week 2019”, an international campaign aimed at raising awareness for the protection of the shore and the marine environment.A total of 11 NGOs and Blue Flag operators from Greece, Cyprus, France, Malta, Italy, Montenegro, Israel, Spain and Turkey among other Mediterranean countries, participated in the annual cleanup events, which were held in early July.The organizations joined the initiative under the slogan, “Caring for the sea that unites us”.The Astir Odysseus Resort & Spa, a five-star seaside hotel that cares for the maritime environment of Kos, undertook an active role during the ‘Blue Flag Mediterranean Week’, which is coordinated in Greece by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature. The resort’s staff cleaned the neighboring shore by removing plastic and other kinds of waste with the help of the hotel’s little guests.The children along with their parents were also informed about the threat of marine pollution, the effects of plastic waste on the food chain and the protection of marine species.Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & SpaAccording to an announcement, everybody embraced the educational cleanup operation with great excitement.Covering an area of 100 stremmas (24.7 acres), Astir Odysseus Kos offers 337 rooms of a total of 1,000 beds.The luxury resort offers many dining options, wellness and sport facilities, while its premises are surrounded by 14,779 trees and plants.
NewerInterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort to open in September OlderGiraudo to lead One&Only Portonovi, Montenegro The Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa on the island of Malta is to open a new Athenaeum Spa in October.Since its debut over 50 years ago, Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in Attard has become a quintessential part of Malta. Located next to the beautiful San Anton Palace, the 147-room hotel is set in tranquil gardens. The new spa marks the final phase of a significant refurbishment of the property which began last year and has so far transformed the executive lounge, lobby and guest bedrooms.The Athenaeum Spa has been created by world-renowned interior designers Goddard Littlefair, the team behind many leading spas and hotels worldwide, including Konopiste Espa Spa in Prague, Gleneagles in Scotland and Portland House in London.ADVERTISEMENTInspired by the relaxed charm of the Mediterranean, its design evokes a sense of calm and serenity. An oasis that’s flooded with natural light, ideal for relaxing in luxury. The details throughout the space have been meticulously considered to add to the experience – natural materials including stone are celebrated and contrasted against polished marble. Columns and archways give a sense of grandeur, while the perfectly positioned greenery brings the restorative beauty of the outdoors inside.The Mediterranean inspiration continues into the treatment rooms, with natural ingredients like salts, honey, oils and botanicals being used for a variety of therapies.In partnership with leading skincare brand Espa, the spa will offer luxury products, treatments and expertise, guided by a holistic philosophy to enhance both physical and emotional wellbeing. Facilities will include a hot area comprising vitality pool, sauna, steam room, experience showers and heated beds, which looks out onto a secret garden where abundant citrus, herbs and lavender ensure a nature inspired holistic experience. The Athenaeum Spa sits within the gardens of the hotel’s pool garden area also features an indoor swimming pool with jacuzzi, seven treatment rooms, relaxation lounge and terrace, gym and studio.Adrian Attard, general manager at Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa said: “We are delighted to be marking the final phase of the hotel’s refurbishment with a spa that will provide an unparalleled holistic health experience alongside a highly personalised service tailored to each guests’ needs. “The Athenaeum Spa’s unique attributes will bring an entirely new dimension to Malta’s luxury spa scene, from its carefully crafted treatments, thermal experiences and authentic design, we are creating an oasis that is truly confident, exquisite and elegant.”