db San Antonio Hotel Inaugurated

Posted on: March 10, 2015

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat inaugurated the db San Antonio Hotel + Spa as part of a new chain – db hotels and resorts which also includes the db Seabank Resort + Spa.

With an investment of €32 million in refurbishment and extension the db San Antonio was completed in a record time of 6 months and it is now the Maltese hotel with the 2nd largest number of rooms.

Architecturally built in Moorish style, its 515 rooms spread across 10 floors are fitted out with state of the art comforts and amenities. Residents and non-resident guests can choose from its 5 restaurants offering cuisines from around the world. Two of the restaurants will open their doors by the end of the year.

The db San Antonio Hotel also boasts of 4 indoor, outdoor and rooftop pools, a fitness centre, Spa facilities with Moroccan treatments and conference facilities.

Silvio Debono, Chairman Seabank Group: “In the last 3 years, our group has invested a total €72 million in the db Seabank and the db San Antonio to offer excellence to all our guests. In this regard, the new hotel chain db Hotels + Resorts is being launched to assure that the level of excellence is integrated within the systems and managerial procedures. db San Antonio hotel was designed and will start operating on the same style of All-inclusive basis, with a 5 star service at a 4 star prices. We have ambitious plans for our new hotel chain and we are looking at both the local and foreign markets.”

Vincent Degiorgio, Director of db Hotels + Resorts: “Over 30 companies employing around 900 people worked on this investment project. In addition, over 1,000 employees worked to supply it with goods and services to get it up and running. The job was executed with positive synergies throughout, making it possible to complete it in a record time of 6 months.”

Today, db San Antonio Hotel + Spa employs around 300 staff, going up to 400 during the busy summer season. Job satisfaction is high, leading to very low staff turnover compared to national average in the sector. In fact, a number of employees have been working for the hotel since the start of the company in 2001.

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