As part of a major upgrade of the Grand Hôtel du Boulevard in the centre of Romania’s capital city, Sass Café is opening a Bar and Lounge in what will be the top-end Corinthia Bucharest Hotel.

The new hotel will be aiming at the well-heeled traveller, with 30 suites, a grand ballroom and state-of-the-art spa and fitness facilities, according to its pre-opening publicity. The five-star establishment is due to open in the autumn.

“This exciting collaboration brings together the world-class expertise of Corinthia Hotels in delivering unparalleled hospitality experiences, and the renowned glamour and sophistication of Sass Café to create lifetime memories with an unique blend of refined luxury and gourmet lifestyle,” the company says.

Samy, owner of Sass Café brand and Eye Management company added: “It is an honour to be partnering on this project with Corinthia Hotels, a major actor of the luxury hospitality industry, at the historical Corinthia Bucharest, former Grand Hôtel du Boulevard. Eye management company and Sass Café- are thrilled to introduce our dining brand to the Romanian market thanks to a dynamic joint venture built on trust, and like-minded philosophy with a vision to import a new dining trend in Romania, and creating highest guests experience for our customers”.