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Swiss-Belhotel International Opens the 93-room Swiss-Belinn
Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

June 18, 2012 - Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the opening of Swiss-Belinn Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan on 15 June 2012. This 3-star international business hotel offers an array of international standard services and facilities for business and leisure travellers to Central Kalimantan.

The opening ceremony was symbolised by the signing of an inscription by the Regent of Pangkalan Bun, Dr. H. Ujang Iskandar accompanied by Agung Anggono – Director of PT Mitra Permata Waringin.  Swiss-Belhotel International was represented by Mr. Emmanuel Guillard – Senior Vice President of Operations and Development, Indonesia, Malaysia. Local government and corporate representatives, invitees and journalists also attended the event.

(From Right) Swiss-Belhotel International Senior Vice President of Operations and Development,
 Emmanuel Guillard, The Regent of Kotawaringin Barat, Dr. H. Ujang Iskandar signed the inscription,
 Director of PT. Mitra Permata Waringin, Agung Anggono.

Swiss-Belhotel International currently has a worldwide portfolio of more than 80 hotels, resorts and projects ranging from 2-star to 5-star classifications. A deep commitment to professionalism and excellence is the hallmark of the Swiss-Belhotel International brand. Swiss-Belhotel International has built a strong presence in Indonesia and remains firmly committed to expanding the Group's Indonesian portfolio of 36 operating hotels and 42 development projects throughout the archipelago.

“We will continue to expand in the secondary and tertiary cities in Indonesia, where business has begun to develop and grow and where, in many instances, the tourism and travel business is only just beginning to flourish. It is our aim to contribute to the economic growth of these cities by increasing the volume and quality of hospitality services, and by developing local opportunities,” commented Mr. Guillard.

About Swiss-Belinn Pangkalan Bun
Swiss-Belinn Pangkalan Bun is the first three-star international hotel in Pangkalan Bun, the capital of Kotawaringin Barat Regency in the west of Central Kalimantan. Strategically located in the heart of the city, the hotel is just 10 minutes from Iskandar Airport and only few minutes from Kumai Harbour. Ready to welcome both business and leisure travellers, the hotel’s 93 well-appointed guestrooms in contemporary design, comprise 69 Deluxe, 13 Grand Deluxe, 6 Executive Suite, 4 Royal Suite, and 1 Presidential Suites, including non-smoking and specially appointed rooms for the disabled. Each guestroom is equipped with individually controlled air-conditioning, IDD telephone, high-speed Internet access, mini-bar, 32” LCD TV with satellite channels, tea and coffee making facilities, and hand air dryer and home theatre in suites.

Guest services and facilities include a guest lift with security access, business centre, laundry and   dry-cleaning service, fitness centre, swimming pool, spa and massage. For culinary enjoyment,  Swiss-Belinn Pangkalan Bun provides International and local dishes for buffet breakfast and à la carte menu at Barelo Lobby Lounge and Bar. Tantalising snacks and beverages are available throughout the day, while 24 hour in-room dining is also available for guests to dine in the privacy of their room. For guests' comfort and safety, there is a 24 hour security service with CCTV cameras.

Pangkalan Bun is the nearest entrance to Tanjung Puting National Park, an excellent destination for back-to-nature and adventure travel.This 300,040 hectare National Park is the habitat of wild and rehabilitated orangutans. Located in the peninsula on the south coast of the world's third largest tropical rain forest of Central Kalimantan, the park has vast tracts of wetlands, lowland, tropical heath and swamp forest.

About Swiss-Belhotel International

Swiss-Belhotel International is a rapidly expanding international management company with over 80 hotels, resorts and projects globally. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Hong Kong (SAR), Swiss-Belhotel International manages properties in the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East including CHINA • VIETNAM • PHILIPPINES • MALAYSIA • INDONESIA • AUSTRALIA • IRAQ • KUWAIT • OMAN • QATAR • SAUDI ARABIA. Swiss-Belhotel International has twice been awarded Indonesia’s Leading Global Hotel Chain 2010/2011 and 2011/2012, and Most Favourite 4-Star Hotel. Swiss-Belhotel International’s rapid expansion will see substantial growth in Indonesia and the Middle East as well as a focus on growth in China. For more information, please refer to the Group website,

Harshanty Kaloko
Regional PR and Promotion Manager

Annisa Nurulita
Regional PR Executive
Indonesia Regional and Sales Office, Jakarta,
Hotel Ciputra Jakarta, 7th floor, Suite 701
Jl. Letnan Jenderal S. Parman, Jakarta 11470, Indonesia
Telephone (62-21) 560 6040, 566 9710
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Also See: Emmanuel Guillard, Top Executive of Swiss-Belhotel International, Awarded Leader in Global Hotel Chain in the Indonesia Travel Business Leader Awards 2012 / April 2012

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PT Stareast Sejahtera Breaks Ground on the Grand Lagoi Project and its 196-room Swiss-Belhotel Lagoi Bay in Bintan, Indonesia; To be Managed by Swiss-Belhotel International / March 2012

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