Park Hotel Group announced yesterday the signing o

first_imgPark Hotel Group announced yesterday the signing of a management deal with Roxy-Pacific Holdings Limited to open Park Hotel Melbourne, on Little Bourke Street, in 2022.“We are thrilled to introduce Park Hotel to Melbourne and bring the upscale brand’s culturally rooted, globally inspired hospitality to travellers and locals in this city,” said Allen Law, Chief Executive Officer of Park Hotel Group.The 23-storey hotel will feature 319 guest rooms and suites, a lobby lounge, a concept restaurant and bar with alfresco terrace seating on the eighth floor. as well as a fitness centre. The new-build hotel will offer five versatile function rooms that can be combined into a ballroom to accommodate meetings and events ranging from 20 to 200 persons.“… the new Park Hotel Melbourne is a continuation of the Group’s strategic efforts to strengthen our hospitality and is in line with our plans to grow our stable of recurring income streams,” said Teo Hong Lim, Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Roxy-Pacific.“As a popular tourist destination, tourism in Melbourne grew significantly in 2018. Going forward, Australia’s tourism and hotel sector is expected to record strong growth in the coming years, likely to exceed the country’s broader economic growth, and should augur well for the new hotel.”Designed by Bates Smart, Park Hotel Melbourne will pay homage to the unique attributes of Little Bourke Street and its neighbourhood. The hotel façade will reflect the old red brick warehouses and architecture in the surrounding precinct.Taking inspiration from Kirk’s Bazaar, a lively horse and livery trading centre in the mid-1800s within the vicinity, the hotel interiors will have semblances of the city’s yesteryears. The décor features tumbled tile flooring, timber cladding and saddlery accents with contemporary, sleek furnishings to evoke curiosity and a sense of discovery. Designed to engage locals and visitors of the city, the bustling bar in the lobby will welcome guests on arrival with a flavour of the distinctive laneway culture of Melbourne.TOP IMAGE: Park Hotel Group signs the agreement for Park Hotel Melbourne on 27 March 2019. (L to R) – Mr Brent Anderson (Regional General Manager South/ SE Asia, Tourism Australia), Mr Mohd K Rafin (Chief Corporate Officer, Park Hotel Group), Mr Allen Law (Chief Executive Officer, Park Hotel Group), Mr Teo Hong Lim (Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Roxy-Pacific Holdings Limited), Mr Chris Teo (Deputy CEO and Executive Director, Roxy-Pacific Holdings Limited) and Mr Benjamin Hopkins (Managing Director, Roxy-Pacific Melbourne House) MelbournePark Hotel Melbournelast_img

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