Planet Hollywood to open hotels in Qatar, Panama and China

4 Apr 2011 by BusinessTraveller

Wyndham Hotel Group has announced plans to open three new-build Planet Hollywood hotels in Doha, Panama City and Hainan Island.

The group signed exclusive rights to franchise the Planet Hollywood Hotels name in September last year, building on the success of the brand’s restaurants and bars, and the existing Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

Planet Hollywood Entertainment City is set to open in Doha in 2014, featuring 300 rooms, a restaurant, cafe, lounge, meeting facilities, spa and swimming pool. The hotel will join the first Wyndham Grand property in Doha, due to open this spring (see online news March 14).

Planet Hollywood Panama City is also due to open in 2014, and will offer 309 rooms and oceanfront suites, two restaurants, meeting, convention and event facilities, an oceanfront business centre, gym; pool, rooftop bar and terrace, and spa facilities.

Finally the brand’s first Chinese property will be located within a resort complex in Boao, Hainan Island, and will feature 350 rooms, three restaurants, bar, indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, spa and more than 3,600sqm of meeting and event space.

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Report by Mark Caswell

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