Icebergs Dining Room at Bondi Beach was the perfect setting for a small media lunch on Wednesday 24 July with representatives from COMO Hotels and Resorts: Henry Scott, GM at COMO Uma Canggu in Bali; Josefine Norrman, Cluster Sales Manager – Maldives; Roselina Irmawati, Cluster Sales Manager – Bali; Katherine Gordon, Regional Director of Sales & Marketing – COMO Metropolitan London and COMO The Halkin; Gabi Vincent, Director of Sales at COMO The Treasury, Perth; and Orawan Chiraporn Director of Sales – Thailand and Bhutan cluster.
While enjoying antipasti, Iceberg’s signature 150-day grain-fed Angus rib-eye and twice-cooked corn-fed chicken, guests heard about COMO’s latest addition in Tuscany, COMO Castello Del Nero, and the partnership with Singapore Airlines that is due to take off in September 2019. The agreement sees COMO Shambhala’s award-winning ‘wellness cuisine’ introduced on select flights departing Singapore, offering passengers nutritious, delicious meals in the air.
COMO The Treasury in Perth says it is an exciting time to be in the Western Australian capital. The city is brimming with new developments and is gaining popularity as a stopover destination with the launch of direct flights to London and (soon) Tokyo. Guests of COMO The Treasury are encouraged to see more of Western Australia with day trips out to destinations such as Margaret River; the wine region is one hour from Perth by seaplane.
In Bali, COMO Uma Ubud has introduced a spacious family suite to cater for multigenerational travellers, while COMO Uma Canggu is preparing for an 8-day surf and wellness retreat in November, hosted by Australian pro-surfer, Sally Fitzgibbons. The experience includes a 4-night stay at COMO Uma Canggu for surfing classes and wellness and a 3-night sojourn at COMO Shambhala Estate for therapeutic massages, yoga, Pilates, pranayama and high-intensity outdoors activities such as a mountain biking tours and sunrise ascents of Mount Batur.
COMO Uma Paro and COMO Uma Punakha in Bhutan are an adventurer’s delight, with some 75% of the country covered by jungle, while COMO Cocoa Island and COMO Maalifushi are consistently rated among the Maldives finest island resorts.
Lead image: COMO Castello del Nero, Tuscany