EXPERT OPINION Rixos Borovoe – destination that exceeds expectations Christoph, before we start talking about the Rixos Borovoe, could you tell us about your background and your career in the hospitality business? Christoph Shleissing, General Manager, Rixos Borovoe 30 world monitor My career spans over 35 years within the international hospitality industry, working for IHG, Hilton, Millennium and Rixos. I have been traveling around the world with great assignments in Russia, Europe, Vietnam, Africa, Middle East and Kazakhstan. Hospitality is all about passion and the desire to make each individual customer feel special, welcome, cared for and generously looked after. Today in our trade it is all about authentic experiences and unforgettable memories, coupled with an astute care for our planet. indoor swimming pool, Hammam, saunas, steam room, fitness centre, a private sun terrace and a large variety of world renowned massage and beauty treatments for him/her. The active sports area covers indoor/ outdoor tennis, direct lake access, private summer beaches, football field, the only wake park in the region, fishing, outdoor yoga platform and so much more. For the evening program the state-of-the-art Karaoke Bar is waiting for you. We see ourselves as obligated to continuously improve our offering and new top-notch activities will be presented to our guests very soon. We act as the ambassadors for this incredible part of Kazakhstan and do not spare any effort to spread the word around the world. Could you tell us about the Rixos Borovoe and overall concept? What are the advantages of staying at the Rixos Borovoe? The Rixos Borovoe is to be considered the only year-round, 5-star resort within the country of Kazakhstan. It offers an outstanding location in the Natural Park of Burabay with the purest air to breathe. Our facilities cater to all ages and customer groups. Today the property has an impressive portfolio of services: 200 rooms and suites, outstanding Rixy kids club, the largest casino in Central Asia, unique in the world Krimskij Banja bath resort, dedicated conference facilities with a capacity up to 400 delegates, 10 restaurants and Bars including our famous Chalet and SummerCafe, a brand-new Indian-Thai fusion restaurant Masala, extensive Spa and Wellness area with a large The main advantage of staying at the Rixos Borovoe is the fact that it is a destination resort. Once you enter, you leave your worries behind and set your soul free to wonder. Another area where the hotel excels is in providing the ultimate setting for team building, product launches, corporate events, and festive celebrations and weddings. The hotel is also known for its dedication to presenting the most authentic culinary journeys with the freshest, local ingredients. We take you’re the enjoyment of your visit personally and always strive to exceed expectations. A passionate and devoted team at your service makes Rixos Borovoe your home away from home.