21 MAY 2018


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Article from BTNews 21 MAY 2018

Raffles heads for Boston

Made famous by the original in Singapore and now beginning to branch out round the world, the Raffles Hotel brand is set to make its first landfall in North America with a 147-room property opening in Boston in three years’ time.

The Raffles Boston Back Bay Hotel & Residences is being developed by a partnership between Accor, which now owns the brand, Boston hoteliers Gary and Jeffrey Saunders of Saunders Hotel Group and developer Jordan Warshaw of the Noannet Group.

Hotel highlights will include a mixture of signature services such as the Raffles Butler and public spaces, including a two-storey sky lobby above Copley Square, plus five food and beverage venues.

There will also be a state-of-the-art Raffles Spa with a 20m indoor pool, a rooftop garden terrace and lounge, and what are promised to be “expansive” meeting and pre-function space.

AccorHotels North & Central America COO Kevin Frid said: “As the first Raffles property in North America, the hotel, joining a collection of 12 worldwide, will bring to the continent the unparalleled standards of excellence for which the brand is known”.

www.raffles.com/promo/boston   www.accorhotels.com

www.saundershotelgroup.com   www.noannet.com

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