SLS Hotels to Manage Luxury Lifestyle Hotel at Baha Mar
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NASSAU, BAHAMAS—SLS Hotels will manage Baha Mar’s 300-room luxury lifestyle hotel and its 107 residences.
Baha Mar, the $3.5 billion integrated-destination gaming resort, which features an integrated design from architect Mike Hong, will offer hotels, a casino, shopping, dining, nightlife, outdoor adventures, art galleries, golf, tennis and wellness experiences. SLS at Baha Mar marks the brand’s first international venture.
"SLS at Baha Mar represents a collaboration of best-in-class hospitality partners led by Sarkis' unbelievable vision, and is a perfect fit with our core strategy of developing and managing luxury lifestyle hotels and residences aimed at higher-end leisure and business travelers,” said Sam Nazarian, founder, chairman and CEO of sbe, of which SLS is a division. “Baha Mar's stunning beach location and fully integrated master plan make it a breathtaking destination for sbe's global clientele, both for lifestyle entertainment and for an unrivaled residential experience."
"SLS will bring a spark of creativity and fun that fits in brilliantly with Baha Mar's distinctive array of brands and partners," said Sarkis D. Izmirlian, chairman and CEO, Baha Mar. "Sam Nazarian's ability to be ahead of market trends has differentiated his eclectic hotels, nightlife, restaurants and cutting-edge design and will bring a truly unique experience to Baha Mar guests. Also, the company's experience in creating, selling and managing luxury real estate properties will bring additional value to the SLS Residences at Baha Mar."
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