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.Golden Tulip Hospitality
Group Creates New Extended-stay
Brand Concept: Tulip Residences
|Lausanne (CH), 5 June 2008 – Following the continuous growth
in demand in Europe for extended stay hotels, Golden Tulip Hospitality
Group is proud to announce the launch of its new extended-stay brand concept:
Focusing on today’s growing need of the business travellers to stay longer in the cities they frequent for projects, Golden Tulip is now offering a solution for them to consider. Also for leisure travellers, the new Tulip Residences are an ideal alternative to consider them for their needs. The Tulip Residences will be located in urban areas, such as the major cities, airports and commercial centres.
The interior offerings are based on four-star functionality and cosiness
balanced with elements of luxury and elegance. Tastefully furnished studios
and one-bedroom suites are equipped with high-definition televisions, free
Wi-Fi connection, en suite bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen facility.
Tulip Residences will cater for a bar function, will offer a choice of
easy prepared meals and will recommend nearby restaurants. Tulip Residences
will also offer a convenience centre, offering a range of beverages, such
as beer, wine and softdrinks. In addition, also microwave meals will be
Tulip Residences Copenhagen Centre
DK-1600 Copenhagen Denmark
The typical Tulip Residences will be consisting out of a combination of studio’s and one-bedroom suites. Depending on the building configuration Tulip Residences may also provide two- or three- bedroom suites. The studios will be measuring 30 sqm and the one-bedroom suites will be measuring a minimum of 40 sqm.
Hans Kennedie, President & C.E.O of Golden Tulip Hospitality Group comments: “I am very proud to introduce the launch of the new brand “Tulip Residences”. This innovative new concept is our reply to those who need to stay for a longer period of time in a destination.
The first roll out of Tulip Residences will be focussed on the Benelux countries, Scandinavia and Central Europe. Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Frankfurt, Munich, Zuerich, and Geneva are earmarked to all have Tulip Residences. The expansion will be financed through an acquisition, sales and lease back program with a number of equity players. We expect to have some 40 Tulip Residences in the next 4 – 5 years.”
About Golden Tulip Hospitality Group
Golden Tulip Hospitality Group (www.goldentulip.com), with its head
office in Lausanne, Switzerland, is a worldwide hospitality company with
more than 780 hotels and 75.000 rooms in more than 50 countries. The Golden
Tulip Hospitality Group franchises and manages hotels in Europe, the Middle
East & Africa, the Asian Pacific Region and the Americas. In 2006,
Hotels Magazine has ranked this company the 18th largest hotel chain.
Golden Tulip Hospitality Group
Ms. Alexandra Alexandropoulou –
Corporate Communications Manager
Avenue de Gratta-Paille 2
1000 Lausanne - Switzerland
Tel: +41 21 510 1580
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