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 Dolce Sitges Opens Near Barcelona, Spain
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Jose Francisco Jimenez the Resort's General Manager

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December 20, 2004.  Montvale, New Jersey.  Dolce Sitges, the new Dolce International Conference & Resort Destination near Barcelona, Spain, was officially opened in November, 2004.   The grand opening event brought together customers from Spain, Europe and the US, VIPs, CEOs of companies, and Spanish dignitaries for the event.

Commented Andy Dolce, CEO and founder of Dolce International, "Dolce Sitges is our first property in Spain and also the first ground-up development we've done in some time.   This grand opening culminates a two-year construction period to create this magnificent conference resort, and we are excited to open the doors on schedule for our guests."

Jose Francisco Jimenez, the resort's general manager, said, "Dolce Sitges is the only property of this kind in all of Spain that offers the Dolce standards in the meeting experience while providing five-star quality throughout the entire guest's stay in the guest rooms, dining areas, fitness, and spa.  Now that Dolce Sitges is open, we can offer our companies a meeting experience unlike any they have seen in Spain."
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Sitting atop a hill with magnificent views of the Mediterranean and the seaside town of Sitges, this property is Spain's first and most technologically-advanced conference destination built to Dolce meeting standards.  Designed by Josep Joan Pera one of Spain's most renown architects, the luxurious accommodations, fine dining and spectacular bar ensure both meeting and leisure guests an unsurpassed experience in this Catalan resort. 

The full-service spa offers guests every imaginable pampering service from manicures and pedicures to a choice of many different massage therapies including the resort's signature Chocolate Massage.

Only 30 minutes from Barcelona, the second most visited city in Europe, and 20 minutes from the international airport, the long-awaited Dolce Sitges is set to become one of the leading conference destinations in Europe.  The property offers 263 bedrooms, including 198 standard rooms, 24 executive rooms, 38 deluxe rooms, and 3 presidential suites. 

The property has over 23,000 square feet of meeting space including two amphitheaters, each accommodating up to 60 attendees.  There are 10 additional meeting rooms and 25 breakout rooms along with a fully-equipped business center.  The ballroom accommodates up to 425 people. 

Dolce Sitges offers the latest communications technology throughout the property including high speed wireless Internet access in all guest rooms, all meeting rooms and all public spaces.  Seven breakout rooms are equipped with 50-inch plasma screens where up to 12 delegates can have a direct connection from their laptop to the screen.  Each meeting room also has a scanner camera offering the ability to scan documents for presentation directly to the screen.  LCD projectors, video conferencing, mobile plasma screens, conference system in boardrooms with double screen projection capabilities, and individual data plugs for every meeting attendee are available.

Recreational facilities include the complete fitness center with aerobics area, indoor pool, and outdoor pool complex with three different pools, and the full-service spa.

The massive lounge and cocktail bar with floor-to-ceiling window views of the Mediterranean also includes a pub game room with billiards and board games.

Dolce International operates twenty-six properties in the United States, Canada and Europe. 


 
Contact:
Dolce International 
Jo Ann Swahn
Senior Vice President
Corporate Communications & Strategic Planning
(201) 505-5915
joann.swahn@dolce.com
Also See: Dolce International Begins Construction on Spanish Conference Destination in Sitges, Spain / Oct 2002
Philippe Attia Named Vice President, Operations Europe for Dolce International / October 2004


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