|February 2007 - Mövenpick Hotels &
is taking another major step in its expansion into Asia. In mid-2006
Swiss hotel group took over a holiday resort on Phuket/Thailand; now it
just signed a management agreement with Maxz Universal Development
for a new development on Sentosa Island, Singapore. The resort is
to open at the end of 2008.
"It is an honour for us to start the New Year with such an
project and to have found a strong partner in Maxz Universal
Group," declared Jean Gabriel Pérès, President & CEO
Hotels & Resorts, after the signing of the agreement. "The future
on Sentosa will further enhance our portfolio and blends in perfectly
our strategic expansion plans in Asia."
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts (MH&R), a premium hotel management company with over 12,000 employees, is represented in 25 countries with over 80 hotels existing or under construction and focuses on its core markets in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The international hotel group with Swiss roots is forging ahead with its expansion and aims to extend its portfolio to include 100 hotels by 2010. MH&R has an established presence in the 4 and 5-star segment with two types of accommodation:
business and conference hotels and holiday resorts. In keeping with its slogan "True Excellence in Swiss Hospitality", the hotel chain is a byword for the uncompromising quality of its products and services. The hotel group is owned by the Mövenpick Holding (66.7 %) as well as the Kingdom Group (33.3 %).
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