Basseterre, St, Kitts – Nevis
October 31, 2007 (CUOPM)
The much talked about Christophe Harbour on St. Kitts’ Southeast Peninsula will be presented to the twin-island Federation on Sunday.
Kiawah Development Partners, Auberge Resorts, Mandarin Oriental and J.B. Turbidy have invited scores of government officials, members of the business community and nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis to the presentation, which takes place on Sunday 4th November 2007 at The Royal Ball Room of the St. Kitts Marriott Resort and the Royal Beach Casino.
Developers and experts involved in the multi-million dollar project will give government officials, businessmen and resident an overview, discuss hotels employment issues and provide pertinent information on the marina village, destination and environmental impact and the expected luxury resort experience.
St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas is expected give brief remarks.Prime Minister Douglas and Minister of State for Tourism, Sen. the Hon. Richard Skerritt were in New York two weeks ago for the formal launching of the Christophe Harbour development, which has received international coverage in all corners of the world.
The multi-million dollar project which has been described as a powerful partnership of award-winning hoteliers, architects, engineers, real estate developers, golf experts and environmentalists, will, when completed, result in the creation of an incomparable seaside resort that will revolutionise luxury travel in the Caribbean.
The project will sit on six spectacular beaches. Its natural harbour, sheltered by green hills and high bluffs, will provide the ideal setting for mega-yachts as centerpieces of a seaside village of restaurants, shops, boutiques, two five-star hotels managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and Auberge Resorts and oceanfront homes. Atop the green cliffs will be a Tom Fazio championship golf course and clubhouse plus a collection of luxurious villas and private homesites.
Initially, two luxury hotels are planned for Christophe Harbour, accommodating visitors and yachting enthusiasts who will dock at the Marina or call it home. The first hotel will be a five-star boutique property under the management of Auberge Resorts, respected for its collection of exceptional hotels, resorts, spas and clubs.
The second five-star hotel will be managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most prestigious hotels and resorts. Each property will be intimate, elegant and individually designed to take advantage of the splendid natural surroundings of these singular hotels.