Jakarta, September 16, 2013 – The hospitality group Golden Tulip Hotels will open its first hotel in Indonesia this coming November 10, 2013.
The first hotel to open is “Golden Tulip Galaxy” located in Banjarmasin, Kalimantan.Golden Tulip Galaxy is a superior first class hotel with a prime location in the center of the capital of South Kalimantan, Banjarmasin.
The hotel has 138 deluxe rooms and suites, the hotel will feature a large Lobby with “The Galaxy Lounge”, the brand’s restaurant concept “The Branche”, a second restaurant under management of “Ducking” plus the topfloor “Opio Wine Bar & Lounge”.In addition there is a large entertainment outlet called “The Peak Executive Lounge”The hotel will also cater to meeting and banquets guest with the largest ballroom for the city and wide range of meetings rooms.
The hotel will furthermore feature an outdoor pool with pooldeck & bar and the luxurious “Dedari Spa”.The hotel aims to be the leading hotel of the city and to be the main meeting point for both local residents and guests from the surrounding provinces.
Mr. Mark van Ogtrop, Managing Director of Golden Tulip South East Asia comments:
“We are very excited to open our first hotel in Indonesia, being the Golden Tulip Galaxy in Banjarmasin. The hotel is truly a very nice property and very well developed and we are confident that with this entry we may be leading hotel in the city. For us this is a very important milestone as we are witnessing a very strong growth of our portfolio of hotels for the country and we are very much looking forward to launch our brand in Indonesia, which has proven to be one of the most important markets for us in the future.”
Mr. Erick Herlangga, Regional Director of Golden Tulip Indonesia comments :
“This is an important opening for us and we are very pleased to have been able to team up with a strong owning company to accomplish this first launch. We currently have over 20 hotels in the pipeline across the 3 Golden Tulip Brands and our budget brand Premiere Classe and we are optimistic that after this first opening we may welcome many more hotels throughout the country to our group.”
About Louvre Hotels Group, the 8th largest hotel group worldwide
Louvre Hotels Group, based in Paris France was established in 1976 and since 2005 owned by Starwood Capital Group from USA.In July 2009 Louvre Hotels joined forces with the Golden Tulip Hospitality Group, and currently ranks in the position of the 8th largest hotel group worldwide.
Louvre Hotels Group operates six clearly differentiated hotel brands, ranging from 1 to 5 stars: being: Royal Tulip, Golden Tulip, Golden Tulip Essential, Première Classe, Campanile and Kyriad.
Thanks to its expansion plans in growth markets, as well as markets in which the group already has a strong presence (France, Europe, North Africa, Brazil and India), Louvre Hotels Group is a key player in the international hotel industry. It now counts more than 1,100 hotels, representing a total capacity of over 80,000 rooms in more than 40 countries.
Golden Tulip South East Asia has its regional office in Bangkok and a country office for Indonesia in Jakarta.