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Pan Pacific Hotel Group Selected to Rebrand and Manage the
Le Méridien Nirwana Golf & Spa Resort in Bali, Indonesia

The 278-room Resort Will be Rebranded Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort on 1 April 2010

Singapore, 1 March, 2010 – Pan Pacific Hotels Group announced today that it will open a Pan Pacific resort in Bali, Indonesia.

Following the signing of the management agreement with PT Bali Nirwana Resort (BNR) on 9 February 2010 in Jakarta, the five-star integrated Le Meridien Nirwana Bali Resort will be rebranded Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort on 1 April 2010.

Established in 1992, PT Bali Nirwana Resort (BNR) is a subsidiary through the Hotel & Resort business unit of the Jakarta-listed PT Bakrieland DevelopmentTbk, an integrated property developer.  BNR is the owning company of Nirwana Bali Resort, managed under the Le Meridien® brand since its opening in 1997.

The expansive 103-hectare integrated resort is located on Bali’s magnificent southwest coast and features spectacular views of the island’s volcanic mountains and the Indian Ocean. With 278 rooms including luxury suites and villas, the resort offers world class recreational and banquet facilities including indoor and outdoor meeting spaces for up to 300 guests.

Its lush 18-hole world class Greg Norman golf course has also won acclaimed honours including “Best Course in Asia” and “Best Course in Indonesia” and the resort has been named by World Travel Awards as ‘Asia’s Leading Golf Resort’. 

“Pan Pacific has a long-standing reputation for premium hospitality steeped in a culture of personalised care, delicate service and attention to detail,” said Henu Kusdaryono, President Director & CEO of PT Bali Nirwana Resort. “We are confident that under the Pan Pacific brand, the resort will create new and unique experiences for our guests.”

Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort will be Pan Pacific Hotel Group’s second hotel in Indonesia. 

“I am delighted for this wonderful opportunity for the Group to commence a great relationship with partners like PT Bali Nirwana Resort,” said A. Patrick Imbardelli, President and CEO of Pan Pacific Hotels Group. “Having a brand-defining resort in a key beach destination such as Bali is in line with Pan Pacific Hotels Group’s expansion strategy of developing the resorts segment under our brands. With a great hotel like Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort, the Pan Pacific brand grows from strength to strength, ultimately creating greater value for our guests, our other hotels in the portfolio, and for our hotel owners.”

Caption (left to right):  Neo Soon Hup (Chief Financial Officer, Pan Pacific Hotels Group), Eric Levy (Senior Vice President, Development & Growth, Pan Pacific Hotels Group), Marudi Surachman (President Commissioner, PT BNR), Made Dana (Director, PT BNR), Henu Kusdaryono (President Director & CEO, PT BNR). Jakarta 9 February, 2010.

About Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited 
Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited is a listed hotel subsidiary of Singapore-listed UOL Group Limited, one of Asia’s most established hotel and property companies with an outstanding portfolio of investment and development properties. Based in Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels Group owns, manages and/or markets over 30 hotels, resorts and serviced suites with over 10,000 rooms in Asia and North America including those under development. The Group comprises two acclaimed brands: Pan Pacific® and PARKROYAL®. Pan Pacific ® is a leading brand in Asia and the Pacific Rim situated in key cities of distinguished destinations offering premium accommodations and services. PARKROYAL® is a regional Asia Pacific brand which promises a lifestyle-approach to hospitality that will leave guests with an experience to remember. For more information, visit 


Molly Blaisdell
(925) 388-0164

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