Date: May 2018
Location: De Centrum City project, Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Name: Park Inn by Radisson Putrajaya – opening 2021
No. of Keys: 191
Owner: Engineering company Protasco Berhad, with Radisson to operate the new-build hotel.
The hotel is currently under development in the De Centrum City mixed-use project near Malaysia’s administrative capital Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur, the Infrastructure University of Kuala Lumpur and the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
The $2.5-billion De Centrum City project will also have a shopping centre, residential apartments and offices.
“Radisson Hotel Group envisages strong potential for all our brands in Malaysia, and the signing of Park Inn by Radisson Putrajaya is the first step in a broader expansion plan for this dynamic country.
This follows two Radisson Red hotels in Kuala Lumpur which were recently signed. We look forward to welcoming guests to our exciting new hotels in future,” Katerina Giannouka, president, Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group, said in a statement.
“We are delighted to be partnering with Radisson Hotel Group”, Ir Edward Khoo Mong Wei, executive director, property & construction at Protasco Berhad, said in a statement.
“Park Inn by Radisson is a globally recognised brand with a proven track record of success in the upper-midscale sector. I look forward to introducing guests to our vibrant accommodation and international amenities in future.”
There are several Park Inn by Radisson hotels planned for Asia-Pacific as part of Radisson’s expansion across the region.
The announcement follows the group’s recent signing of the Radisson Red Cebu Mandaue in the Philippines with developer Cebu Landmasters in April 2018.
THPT Comment: Radisson plans to have more than 200 hotels operating and under development in South Asia by 2022….Fab growth.
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