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Starwood to open new St Regis hotel in Jakarta

5 Nov 2013 by Clement Huang

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has partnered with the Rajawali Group, one of the largest investment companies in Indonesia, to bring The St Regis brand to Jakarta.  

Set to open in 2016, the hotel will feature an all-suite setting with 124 rooms. The St Regis Jakarta will be located in the city’s central business district along Jalan Gatot Subroto, and housed within a 141,000 sqm mixed-use development.

Hotel exterior (rendering)

Indonesia is also the largest economy in Southeast Asia and a member of the G-20. The country has become an attractive market for foreign investment as well as trade, with an estimated economic growth of six per cent for 2013. For the Business Traveller Asia-Pacific special report on Indonesia entitled Island mentality, click here.

"As a capital city of one of the world's most populous countries, urbanisation and infrastructure development will continue to play a vital role in furthering growth in Indonesia,' said Darjoto Setyawan, managing director, communications of Rajawali Corporation.

Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, whose works include The St Regis Mexico City, the integrated development encompasses the new hotel, along with a 47-story office tower, and dining and retail components.

According to the statement, the commercial office tower is set to offer grade A facilities and become the address for numerous multinational corporations, local conglomerates and financial institutions, thus positioning The St Regis Jakarta in a prime location for business travellers.

Other future Starwood openings in Asia include a Sheraton hotel in the Kazakh city of Aktobe in 2014 (see here), and an Element hotel in Suzhou, China (see here).

For more information, visit www.starwoodhotels.com

Clement Huang

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