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One Ocean Resort Hotel and Spa, Atlantic Beach, Florida
Opens Under Remington's "The Gallery" Collection
 

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DALLAS, June 3, 2008 - One Ocean(TM) Resort Hotel and Spa, the first property developed under Remington's new "The Gallery" collection, celebrates its grand opening this month in Atlantic Beach, Fla. The 193-room oceanfront property features a signature Gallery showcasing original works by celebrated American photographer Greg Whitaker; The Spa at One Ocean, a world-class spa with 8 oceanfront treatment rooms; gourmet dining by noted Executive Chef Ted Peters at Azurea; and 10,000 square feet of flexible indoor/outdoor meeting space.

In keeping with The Gallery's promise to combine an expression of luxury with art and photography in authentic, natural settings, the resort's guest services and amenities include a staff of "Docents" or personal concierges who guide guests through their arrival and discovery, matching experiences to interests.

"One Ocean reflects our hospitality legacy with a world-class debut property that captures the essence of its surroundings and appeals to the unique personalities of its guests," noted Mark Sharkey, President of Remington. "This artistically unique resort will provide amenities that allow guests to feel 'in their element' and offer fulfilling, diverse and enriching experiences."

As the first Remington "Gallery" property, One Ocean(TM) Resort Hotel and Spa represents the company's newest initiative to create a signature collection of luxury resort hotels in some of the world's most breathtaking destinations. Among their distinguishing characteristics, The Gallery properties feature unique photography that connects each resort hotel's creative spirit and surroundings and appeals to guests' sense of discovery. The Gallery's mantra Always in Your Element(TM) perfectly describes the guest experience, which is characterized by seamless service and customization.
 
 

About the The Gallery

CONCEPT: 
The Gallery™ concept is a signature collection of luxury resort hotels by Remington, designed to embrace unique settings while connecting to core natural elements, with services, amenities and activities addressing guests’ individual interests and preferences.  These resort hotels will feature a range of dining and recreational options, including world-class spas and golf courses; select properties will offer resort ownership options. 

The Gallery plans properties in some of the world’s most coveted destinations, presenting authentic experiences, intuitive service and elegant settings.  With “Always in Your Element” as its mantra, The Gallery will forge guest experiences and loyalty through seamless service and customization.  The “Gallery” term describes Remington’s artful approach to both home and escape, integrating artistic and photographic themes throughout the guest experience. 

THE ART OF HOSPITALITY:
Photographic Galleries will be provided for guests to enjoy at each resort, and the décor of the lobbies, restaurant, spa and guest rooms will showcase lifestyle photographic artworks. 

“Docents” will serve as personalized concierges will guide guests through the art of discovery at each resort.  This will create lasting, memorable impressions unique to the interests of each guest. 

The Gallery has commissioned noted lifestyle photographer Greg Whitaker to shoot original works for The Gallery.  His unique lifestyle images will embrace the essence, emotion and core elements of the resort experience. 

Photography workshops and lessons will be offered at The Gallery properties, which will sponsor local aspiring photographers whose works will be featured onsite.  Docents will provide assistance and support with photo processing, printing and equipment needs. 

As The Gallery’s youngest guests enjoy on-site Kids Clubs, photos will capture their experience and commemorate family vacations. 

AMENITIES:
• World class destination spa, with separate pool and restaurant
• Fine dining and three-meal restaurants
• Meeting space and business center
• Wireless Internet connectivity (in guestrooms and property-wide)
• Owner wine cellars
• Luxury leisure areas, freeform pools with cabanas, poolside service
• Parks, plazas and gardens, landscaped with indigenous trees, plants and flowers
• Stunning rock formations, waterscapes and lighting features
• Fitness facility (some with outdoor space)
• Upscale retail space
• Kids’ club with daily age-appropriate activities 
• Owner storage and garage space

SERVICES:
• 24-hour concierge with “docents” on each floor daily 
• 24-hour in-room dining 
• Personal chef experiences, in room or elsewhere on property 
• Dedicated activities concierge (e.g., golf, tennis, fishing, scuba, sailing) 
• Airport transportation 
• Valet parking 
• Dry cleaning/laundry delivery to unit 
• Car care 
• Overnight shoeshine 
 

About Remington
Remington's experience spans over four decades in a wide array of lodging categories, segments and locations. The company's newest foray into the luxury market, The Gallery(TM), is an independent collection of luxury resort hotels. Remington's growth platform is focused on setting the standard in the luxury market, which caters to an important, growing customer base that remains untapped in the hospitality industry. Each resort in The Gallery collection will be one-of-a-kind delivering a truly unique luxury experience to guests. All properties will feature Docents trained in the fine art of hospitality serving as personalized concierges. Amenities such as state-of-the-art spa and fitness facilities, fine dining, golf and a kids clubs will be available at all Gallery properties. One Ocean(TM) Resort Hotel & Spa is the first luxury resort to open under The Gallery name.

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Contact:

Remington
Amy McDaniel
Senior Vice President
(972) 778-9205
amymcdaniel@remingtonhotels.com
http://www.remingtonhotels.com

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Also See: Remington Undertaking $10.5 million Renovation and Rebranding of the Radisson Hotel Fort Worth to Hilton / February 2006
Remington Heads West Again With New Property Management / April 2005
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