About Secret Retreats
Secret Retreats is a curated collection of independent and privately owned hotels, restaurants and boats – including boutique hotels, villas, yachts and river boats – located throughout Asia. It is a community of hoteliers and travel professionals that work together with the mutual goals of providing unique travel and hospitality experiences that connect guests with the very heart of Asia’s many cultures and traditions. The community, built as it is by independent owners and chefs, work collaboratively to help each other’s business endeavours through sharing resources and ideas, cross selling and co-promoting in the creation of unique travel itineraries, sharing contacts and guests and working together in sales and marketing actions. Secret Retreats and their members are also vibrant advocates of sustainable and responsible travel, and supporting the local communities in which they are based to ensure continued opportunities for both locals and travellers for years to come.
About Rare India
Rare India is a collection of some of the finest boutique hotels, palace stays, wildlife life lodges, homestays and retreats of the sub-continent. They believe in the ethos that conscious luxury travel is future ready and the Rare community is an inclusive list of experiential hotels and hospitality concepts with a quality and style quotient that appeals to the world traveller. RARE members believe in working with the community, and pride themselves on offering personal and high standards of service.
RARE hotels are often set away from the well-trodden regular routes, they aspire to tread softly on the land they are set in and preserve the innocence of the destination. Founded in 2004, Rare India’s list comprises of a unique collection of boutique hotels, wildlife lodges, wellness retreats and palace stays spanning four countries – India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bhutan. www.rareindia.com
. v India is a member of RTSOI ( Responsible Tourism Society of India ) and also of the Indian chapters of, PATA, TOFT, IATO and the Transformational Travel Council, USA.