Pullman Hotel Asia Pacific Expansion Continues

Pullman Hotels have announced that its hotel brand will further expand
into the Asia Pacific making it one of the fastest growing 5 star hotel brands
in the Asia Pacific region with 50 Hotels to open by 2014.

 

This year new Pullman Hotels will be seen in Vietnam Indonesia and
India.

 

The full media release from Pullman and Accor can be read below:

 

 

 

 

PULLMAN FLEXES ITS MUSCLES
WITH CONTINUED EXPANSION IN ASIA PACIFIC

 

The Pullman brand is one of the Asia Pacific’s fastest growing 5 star
hotel brands with 18 hotels in operation and commitments for a network of
around 50 hotels by 2014

 

Pullman hotels and resorts recent announcement that the Hyatt Regency
Hotel Auckland has now become Pullman Auckland marks the entry of the one of
the regions fastest growing brands to the New Zealand market and will be one of
four new countries that the brand will enter in Asia Pacific this year. Beyond
New Zealand, the Pullman brand will debut in Vietnam, Indonesia and India in
2011.

 

The Pullman Asia Pacific
network today

 

The Pullman Hotels and Resorts brand was launched in Asia in January 2008,
and has since grown its network of 18 operating hotels. Additionally nine
Pullman hotels are committed to open in 2011, which will take the Asia Pacific
operating network to around 30 hotels by year end.

 

Michael Issenberg, Chairman
and Chief Operating Officer for Accor Asia Pacific says that
“Expansion of the Pullman brand continues
apace with significant growth in major markets and led by growth in China where
we have nine hotels operating today and a further 16 committed.  The
brand’s expansion has found traction around the world but nowhere more so than
here in Asia Pacific where the response from hotel owners and developers has
been very positive.”

 

2011 Pullman openings include

 

Earlier this month, Pullman Ocean Bay Sanya Resort and Spa opened and
marked Accor’s 100th hotel in China. This 413 room hotel is adjacent Sanya Bay
and provides guests access to a private beach and surrounding tropical
rainforest. All Asian inspired rooms and suites have ocean views.

 

Opening in April 2011 and also in China is Pullman Lijiang Resort and
Spa.  Located next to ShuHe Ancient Town and only ten minutes from the
Unesco World Heritage Site DaYan Ancient Town, the hotel experience connects
the old with the new with the design a fusion of contemporary architecture and
traditional NaXi inspired designs and motifs throughout the public spaces and
129 guest rooms.

 

Vietnam’s first Pullman hotel is to be Pullman Danang Beach. Located on
the white sandy beach, the hotel will feature 207 guest rooms, extensive dining
options and event facilities.  With the leisure and incentive guest in
mind, the hotel will also have 3 swimming pools.

 

Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana is located adjacent the beach in central
Legian. With 351 rooms and suites, Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana is extensively
equipped with ballrooms, meeting rooms, swimming pools, fitness centre, tennis
courts, and many other recreational activity facilities. The hotel is scheduled
to open in mid 2011.

 

Ideally located by the new metro link in Gurgaon, the corporate
satellite city of New Delhi, Pullman Gurgaon Central Park presents a fresh
approach to upscale accommodation as the first Pullman hotel in India.
Featuring 285 stunning rooms and suites, Pullman Gurgaon Central Park offers an
extensive range of food and beverage outlets, a large gymnasium, a designer spa
with beauty salon and the state of the art technology, personal IT service and
conferencing facilities Pullman is renowned for. This hotel is also schedule to
open by second quarter of this year.

 

Beyond this, during 2011 Pullman hotels and resorts will also open in;
Dongguan, Gurgaon, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Phuket.

 

Innovative services make all the difference

 

All Pullman Hotels and Resorts have identifiable elements helping
Pullman stand out from the crowd.  These identifiers include:

 

‘Pullman Welcomer’ easily
identifiable moving throughout the hotel and fully dedicated to fulfilling the
requests of guests – a signature role to ensure a guests stay is both efficient
and pleasurable.

 

Co-Meetings combining quality
meeting venues with innovative services including online visual booking
solutions, dedicated extranet for event organisors, innovative breaks enabling
guests to recharge and restore.

 

‘Pullman Event Manager’ providing a
single contact to event organisors and is involved from the beginning of the
event planning til the end and is on hand to make suggestions, help create
innovative elements and ensure the smooth running of each event at a Pullman

 

‘IT Solutions Manager’ designed to
ease the inconvenience of guest technology issues, the role is on hand to help
guests stay connected during their stay.

 

Pullman Bedroom, designed
to be a haven of calm. Accommodating travelers who hop between time zones,
everything from the bed to the room service menu, connectivity and docking
stations help keep guests in touch, recharged and relaxed.

 

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