News for the Hospitality Executive
February 13, 2013 - Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the opening of Swiss-Belhotel Harbour Bay, Batam in January 2013. This 4-star international business hotel offers an array of international standard services and facilities for MICE, and business and leisure travellers to Batam.
The opening ceremony was held at the hotel's lobby and attended by the property owner, Mr. Jimmy Ho – President Director of PT. Hotel Citra Batam Investama, Mr. Hartono - Commissioner of PT. Hotel Citra Batam Investama, Mr. Gavin M. Faull - Swiss-Belhotel International Chairman and President, and Mr. Emmanuel Guillard - Swiss-Belhotel International Senior Vice President Operations and Development. Local government officials, corporate representatives, travel agents, invited guests and journalists also attended the event.
Swiss-Belhotel Harbour Bay is a 180 guestroom, 4-star international hotel offering a comprehensive array of facilities and services, including 4 meeting rooms, two ballrooms, lobby lounge and bar, Swiss-Café, Swiss Deli, Chinese restaurant, swimming pool, spa and massage, beauty salon, fitness centre, business centre, 24 hour in-room dining, laundry and dry cleaning, and Wi-Fi Internet access in public areas. The hotel is ideally located in Batam's central business and commercial district, only 30 minutes from Hang Nadim International Airport and 35 minutes to Singapore by high speed ferry from Harbour Bay Ferry Terminal, which is adjacent to the hotel. As the ultimate combination of hotel, mall and trade centre, Swiss-Belhotel Harbour Bay allows easy access to a variety of shopping, entertainment and leisure activities, and many dining options.
“This is the perfect time to be present in Batam, which is a strategically located and fast growing centre for domestic and foreign manufacturing industries. We welcome Swiss-Belhotel Harbour Bay to our worldwide portfolio and we are proud to have been appointed to manage this impressive hotel as our third property in Batam. The passion and professionalism of our management team and staff will ensure that this outstanding hotel is a credit to both its owners and to Swiss-Belhotel International,” commented Swiss-Belhotel International Chairman and President Mr. Faull during the opening ceremony.
Mr. Faull added, “Swiss-Belhotel International currently has a worldwide portfolio of more than 110 hotels, resorts and projects ranging from 2-star to 5-star classifications. Swiss-Belhotel International has built a strong presence in Indonesia and we remain firmly committed to rapidly expanding our Indonesian portfolio of 30 operating hotels and 57 project developments throughout the archipelago.”
About Swiss-Belhotel International
Swiss-Belhotel International currently manages a portfolio of more than 110 hotels, resorts and projects located in China, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Iraq, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. Awarded Indonesia's Leading Global Hotel Chain for three consecutive years and Most Favourite 4-Star Hotel, Swiss-Belhotel International is one of the world’s fastest-growing international hotel and hospitality management groups. The Group provides comprehensive and highly professional development and management services in all aspects of hotel, resort and serviced residences. Offices in Hong Kong, Dubai – United Arab Emirates, Shanghai - China, Sydney – Australia, Hanoi - Vietnam, Jakarta - Indonesia, Bali - Indonesia, Bangkok - Thailand and Auckland - New Zealand.
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