Bangkok – 13 January 2015 - GOCO Hospitality, a leading wellness hospitality consulting and management company, is delighted to launch its GOCO Spa brand in Europe with the opening of GOCO Spa Venice at the JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa in early spring 2015. Designed in collaboration with award-winning Italian architect firm Mattheo Thun & Partners, the spa is the largest in the city, offering 1,750 square meters of dedicated indoor and outdoor facilities.
Located on a private island, just a short water taxi ride from the beautiful and iconic city of Venice, the €8 million spa project enjoys spectacular views of St Mark’s Square and La Serenissima.
The hotel buildings and the spa have been sensitively refurbished by Matteo Thun & Partners to incorporate sustainable, modern and elegant design within a historic building.
“GOCO Spa” is GOCO Hospitality’s newly launched global spa brand that will operate in selected luxury hotels globally. GOCO Spa Venice occupies over 1,750 square meters of indoor and outdoor wellness facilities. It features eight treatment rooms, a spa suite, an outdoor and indoor aquatonic pool, a traditional hamam, advanced beauty rooms, outdoor yoga/meditation gardens, outdoor express treatment pavilions and a tea lounge.
Designed to set a new standard in the Italian wellness sector, GOCO Spa Venice offers a complete programme of treatments that combine the latest cosmetic innovations from prestigious brands like !QMS Medicosmetics and Amala.
The indoor and outdoor aquatonic pool will offer air and water jet features such as Hydro back benches, air tubs and neck massage jets. Hot loungers and outdoor relaxation areas will be available around the pool with uninterrupted views over the Venetian lagoon. In addition to the aquatonic pool, the wet area will feature sensorial and experiential showers, a bio sauna with salt wall, a hamam with scrub room and a classical sauna.
The luxury spa suite has been designed, as a private “spa in a spa” and will provide a highly personalized guest experience with a private indoor and outdoor thermal area. All eight treatment rooms will have private changing rooms, bathrooms, shower facilities and private terraces with spectacular views.
“We are excited to open our first GOCO Spa in Italy, located on the beautiful island of Isola delle Rose in Venice,” Ingo Schweder, CEO and Founder of GOCO Hospitality. “GOCO Spa Venice will provide a comprehensive wellbeing menu that imparts a sense of harmony. We offer guests a mixture of classical spa rituals, advanced beauty treatments, luxury thermal experiences and mind and body programs that focus on creating visible results.”
About GOCO Hospitality
Founded in 2009, GOCO Hospitality is a leading wellness hospitality development and management company, working in over 20 countries with reputed brands such as; MGM, The Ritz-Carlton, Marriott, Wynn, Viceroy, Emaar and Starwood amongst others. The company creates, innovates, and operates tomorrow’s hospitality concepts as well as delivers unique business solutions to a clientele ranging from individual investors to global hospitality brands.
GOCO Hospitality’s projects are always authentic, reflect local cultures and traditions and strive to make a social impact in their community. This philosophy allows GOCO Hospitality to cross borders and create new discoveries while being innovative, visionary and individual.
About JW Marriott
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to today’s sophisticated, self-assured travellers, offering them the quiet luxury they seek in a warmly authentic, relaxed atmosphere lacking in pretence. JW Marriott properties artfully provide highly crafted, anticipatory experiences that are reflective of their locale so that their guests have the time to focus on what is most important to them. Currently, there are 68 JW Marriott hotels in 26 countries; by 2019 the portfolio is expected to encompass more than 100 hotels in over 30 countries. Visit us online at jwmarriott.com and on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.
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About JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa
GOCO Spa Venice is situatedamidst the peaceful garden of the JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa. The resort will feature 266 guest rooms and suites offering exceptional comfort and refined style, inviting guests to relax and rejuvenate. The resort will also offer remarkable dining experiences in an array of restaurants and bars as well as unique event and wedding space set in a beautifully restored church. In addition to attracting leisure guests, the hotel is expected to be popular with the MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) market with over 13,000 square feet of meeting space across a variety of meeting rooms.