News for the Hospitality Executive
Singapore, 25 October, 2010:- Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd today turned the spotlight on the opening of its second property in the Middle East, Fraser Suites Dubai.
Earlier in March 2010, Frasers Hospitality made its debut in the Middle East with the opening of the 91-unit Fraser Suites Seef, Bahrain in the kingdom of Bahrain. The opening of Fraser Suites Dubai will be followed in quick succession with the launch of Fraser Suites Doha and another three properties in this region over the next two years.
From Left: Mr. Choe Peng Sum, Chief Executive Officer of Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd, H.E.,
Mr Lee Yi Shyan, Minister of State for Trade & Industry, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Saif Al Nahyan,
Mr. Ali Bin Khalfan Al Mutawa AL Dhahery, Chairman, Ali & Sons and Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan.
Officiated by Singapore’s Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Mr. Lee Yi Shyan, the grand opening was also attended by Dubai’s business elite and the Chairman of Ali & Sons, His Excellency Ali Bin Khalfan Al Mutawa Al Dhahry.
Occupying the top 23 levels of the 45-storey Sidra Tower located in the city’s prestigious Sheikh Zayed Road, the property’s 158 suites and penthouses command sweeping views across the city, including iconic landmarks such as the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, the amazing Palm Jumeirah and kilometers of golden beaches lining the Arabian Sea.
“The Middle East remains a key area for business and tourism and, strategically for Frasers Hospitality as we expand our presence in the Middle East,” said Mr Choe Peng Sum, Chief Executive Officer, Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd.
“Our Gold - Standard reputation was responsible for securing the management of Fraser Suites Dubai and we hope to bring a new level of hospitality to this region,” he added.
Fraser Suites Doha, which opens early next year, will be the third Middle East location for Frasers Hospitality and advanced negotiations are already underway for properties in Riyadh, Al Khobar and Jeddah.
Fraser Suites Dubai features light filled open plan living spaces and provides full kitchen and laundry facilities, large balconies, work desks, luxurious bedding, marble bathrooms with exclusive Peter Thomas Roth amenities and daily housekeeping services.
A round-the-clock reception and concierge attends to every guest need and the in-house Aqua Cafe offers a full international buffet breakfast and a wide variety of dishes with an emphasis on freshness and flavor throughout the day and 24-hour in suite dining.
Business facilities include a business centre, boardroom and meeting facilities, perfect for small events for six to 30 people.
Family oriented services and facilities include a 25-meter outdoor swimming pool, children’s wading pool and sundeck, tennis court, squash court, 24-hour gymnasium, aerobics room and Fraser Kid’s Club.
Fraser Suites Dubai is home to the exclusive Awazen Spa which offers an extensive range of therapeutic and holistic treatments with an emphasis on health, vitality and wellbeing.
Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd currently manages 35 properties around the world under both the Fraser and Modena marques – a total of 5,000 individual residences in 21 cities worldwide. And with another 6,000 residences on the drawing board, the company is on course to manage more than 10,600 individual residences by 2012.
About Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd
Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd, the hospitality arm of Frasers Centrepoint Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraser and Neave, Limited, is a global serviced residence owner and management company with Gold-Standard
residences across Europe, North Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East and Australia.
Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd commits to “meeting the unique needs of the executive travellers through continuous
innovation”, and providing its customers with the space, family and community away from home. Conceived with the lifestyle preferences of today’s discerning extended stay executive travellers in mind, Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd has three brand offerings – Fraser Suites, Fraser Place and Fraser Residence. A second brand, Modena, which targets the professional who spends the majority of his or her time travelling, was established under the Frasers Hospitality umbrella in July 2009. For more information on Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd, please visit www.frasershospitality.com
Modena was developed under the Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd umbrella as its second brand to address the needs of the emerging ‘road warrior’, the professional who spends the majority of her or his time travelling, whose business and leisure hours have merged, creating the need for a style of serviced residences that specifically focuses on their lifestyle needs.
About Frasers Centrepoint Limited
Frasers Centrepoint, the fully-owned property arm of Singapore-listed consumer group Fraser and Neave, Limited, is one of Singapore’s top property companies, with total assets close to S$9 billion. To date, the company has a combined global land bank in excess of 30 million sq ft.
From owning just a single shopping mall in 1983, Frasers Centrepoint has since grown to become an integrated real estate company with a portfolio of residential, commercial and serviced apartment properties spanning 13 countries across Asia, Australasia, Europe and the Middle-East. Its serviced residences management company, Frasers Hospitality, has award-winning gold-standard serviced residences in 21 gateway cities. Frasers Property, FCL’s international property arm, develops world-class projects in UK, Australia, New Zealand, China, Thailand and Vietnam.
FCL’s listed entities comprise Frasers Centrepoint Trust (FCT, a retail trust), Frasers Commercial Trust (FCOT, an office/business space trust) and Frasers Property China Limited (FPCL).
As a testament to its excellent service standards, best practices and support of the environment, the company is the proud recipient of numerous awards and accolades both locally and abroad.
Website : www.fraserscentrepoint.com
About Fraser and Neave, Limited
Fraser and Neave, Limited (F&NL) is a leading Asia Pacific Consumer Group with expertise and prominent standing in the Food & Beverage, Property and Publishing & Printing industries.
Leveraging its strengths in marketing and distribution; research and development; brands and financial management; as well as years of acquisition experience, F&NL provides key resources and sets strategic directions for its subsidiary companies across all three industries.
Listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, F&NL ranks as one of the most established and successful companies in the region with an impressive array of renowned brands that enjoy strong market leadership. It has shareholders’ funds of close to S$6 billion and total assets employed of over S$13 billion. F&NL is present in over 20 countries spanning Asia Pacific, Europe and the USA and employs about 18,000 people worldwide.
For more information on F&NL, please visit www.fraserandneave.com.
Ms Jastina Balen
Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd
T: 65 6415 0323
F: 65 6275 1478
Ms Beth Kennedy
T: 65 6421 0320
F: 65 6224 8983
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