Aria Resorts Isle Of Wight Investment
A massive investment and development is underway in the Isle of Wight
Wednesday, 20, Dec 2017 11:56
By William Coleman
There has been some fantastic news for over the past fews news for the leisure and tourism industry. We have seen record breaking sales figures for motorhomes and caravans and massive numbers of Brits staying home for their holidays as well on a large influx of visitors from abroad. So following what has been an amazing 2017 for tourers we get the news of a £30 million investment in the Isle of Wight, which will create up to 150 new jobs.
Aria Resorts, who are a leading developer in the hospitality industry, are going to be putting up £30m over the next for years for developments in the Isle of Wight. This large figures will go towards existing holiday parks so they can be sustainably upgraded. With such a large development taking place and new jobs being created the local economy will see a real boost.
Rookley Country Park, St Helens Holiday and Colwell bay have been purchased by Aria Resorts who will be investing heavily in these sites. These investments will go toward the rejuvenation of these sites as well as brand new facilities being developed. There will also be the addition of new lodges and places to wine and dine yourself when you're visiting the area.
On top of purchasing the above mentioned three hotels, Aria has also purchased the iconic Priory Bay Hotel. This iconic hotel, which sites on a 60-acres site, will be getting a development with a brand new spa and restaurant be added with eyes on 2019 for the re-opening.
Aria Resorts have already bought sites around the UK and developed them to higher standard. They already own The Bay Filey in Yorkshire which saw a high end development of cottages and apartments as well as New England style beach houses.
The main aim of the Rookley Country Park redevelopment is to bring more families to the Isle of Wight. There will be 20 new Lakehouse premium lodges; 46 new caravans including high end models, some with hot tubs; 30 newly refurbished premium cottages, some of which comes with hot tubs too. To aim more at families the development will also include a swimming pool and new children's play area.
Edward Andrews, a Director of Aria Resorts, commented: "Our aim is to build one of the UK's leading, responsible holiday operators by investing millions of pounds into upgrading facilities on the Isle of Wight. The island is one of the finest places in Britain to take a holiday, with its stunning coastlines, wide range of festivals and a growing food scene. With this expansion, we will be creating many permanent jobs and contributing to the growth of the local economy."
The new developments are well under way and have started at the Rookley Country Park. With such a massive investment you can be sure that Aria Resorts will be building a very high standard of holiday experience. Jobs to be created include managerial and sales positions, roles in food and beverage, housekeeping and administrative functions, as well as in entertainment and activities.