by Michael J. Shapiro | February 12, 2014
A partnership created by Amanresorts founder Adrian Zecha and Peak Hotels & Resorts has purchased Amanresorts from DLF Global Hospitality for approximately US$358 million. The joint venture group -- called Aman Resorts Group Ltd. -- also has committed to making substantial, immediate investments in existing and new properties. Amanresorts operates 26 luxury properties in 18 countries under the Aman brand. The company was founded by Zecha in 1988, with the opening of the Phuket, Thailand, resort.