Golden Tulip is
to introduce its upscale Royal Tulip brand to Almaty in Kazakhstan next year.
The hotel group
launched the five-star Royal Tulip brand in 2006 (joining the four-star Golden Tulip
Hotels and Resorts offering, and the three-star Tulip Inn category). It currently
has seven Royal Tulip properties in cities including Amsterdam, Shanghai, Dubai
and Oman, with the collection being referred to by the group as “upper upscale
hotels, offering the most elegant and high standard facilities with a deluxe
level of comfort and personal service”.
The Royal Tulip
Almaty is due to open in September 2009 in the north of the city, and will
feature 166 rooms, conference and banqueting facilities, a “speciality
restaurant”, all day-dining eatery and bar, Nuances Spa, and a fitness centre.
This is the first
Golden Tulip-branded hotel in the region, and the group says it plans to
develop 8-10 properties with the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) in
the next five years.
information visit goldentulip.com.
Report by Mark