Singapore – The Pan Pacific Hotels group continues to develop its global pipeline with 13 new properties in 10 key hub cities by 2024. More than 3,300 rooms will be added to the group’s inventory, bringing its portfolio to 48 hotels, resorts and suites with services in 29 cities. Pan Pacific Hotels Group parent company, UOL Group Limited, is one of Asia’s most established hotel and real estate companies.
This expansion began with the recent openings of PARKROYAL Monash Melbourne in April and Pan Pacific London on September 1, which will be followed by 13 more properties over the next three years.
âWe recognize that the world is grappling with the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, in the long run, businesses and economies will be boosted by various measures. Leisure and business travel will have to resume. The hotel industry will recover. We are fortunate to be able to harness UOL’s development and design capabilities and are planting our seeds for the future through strategic footprints in major gateway cities, with the idea that when the sky reopens, we will be fine. placed in strategic places to take the advantage of returning the request â, said Mr. Choe Peng Sum, CEO, Pan Pacific Hotels Group.
Innovating in Europe with Pan Pacific London
Freshly unveiled on September 1 is Pan Pacific London, the flagship hotel of Pan Pacific Hotels Group in Great Britain. With 237 keys, the mixed-use development is the pride of a dream design team: it’s designed by award-winning London firm PLP Architectures, with the hotel’s interiors led by Yabu Pushelberg, and the Design Research Studio by Tom Dixon for his destination bars in Devonshire Row. One Bishopsgate Plaza is owned and developed by UOL
Thanks to this visionary architecture, Pan Pacific London has already won the award â5 star winner for best hotel construction and design in the UKâ, âBest hotel architecture in Londonâ and âBest mixed-use architecture in Londonâ at the International Property Awards (United Kingdom).
The Pan Pacific London is centrally located at One Bishopsgate Plaza, a two-minute walk from Liverpool Street Station. This strategic location not only ensures convenience and connectivity with the rest of London, but it also offers guests breathtaking views of London’s most iconic landmarks, such as the Thames, Tower Bridge, Tower of London, Gherkin, Saint Paul’s Cathedral and Quai Canary.
After the successful launch of its PARKROYAL COLLECTION brand in January 2020, Pan Pacific Hotels Group presents a new eco-chic icon with a philosophy of sustainability: PARKROYAL COLLECTION Kuala Lumpur, scheduled to open in June 2022. Located in the beating heart of Bukit Bintang, UOL-owned PARKROYAL COLLECTION Kuala Lumpur Resort will reopen as a transformed lifestyle destination.
In line with PARKROYAL COLLECTION’s signature biophilic landscaping, PARKROYAL COLLECTION Kuala Lumpur will be a beacon of ecological design, in the spirit of DP Architects and FDAT. An expanse of 78 sky planters line its facade to create a lush green facade, extending indoors to the lobby and bringing a garden to life in the hotel.
Additionally, the roof terraces of PARKROYAL COLLECTION Kuala Lumpur will feature 13,000 square feet of plants and trees, not only providing visual relief, but also shading hard concrete surfaces, mitigating the “heat island effect.” urban”. The hotel will also include a wellness floor, including a St. Gregory spa, gymnasium and fitness room, as well as a swimming pool.
PARKROYAL COLLECTION The Kuala Lumpur complex will also house Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur, a sanctuary for long stay guests with all the amenities of the location and connects to the hotel.
Other new openings in Malaysia in 2022 include the expansion of its portfolio of PARKROYAL resorts in Langkawi and Malacca. Room 301 PARKROYAL Langkawi Resort has a direct beachfront, with expansive meeting rooms and a beach club for business and leisure travelers. The 418 rooms PARKROYAL A’Famosa Melaka Resort will see a generous upgrade to the beloved A’Famosa complex as well as new builds offering relaxed accommodation choices.
Ensure a multi-brand presence in Jakarta
The Group will also plant its flag in Indonesia with a bold set of properties in its capital, Jakarta. Over the next three years, PARKROYAL Jakarta, PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Jakarta, and Pan-Pacific Jakarta, owned by UOL Group Limited, will open in the prestigious Thamrin Nine, combining shopping, entertainment and retail offerings in an integrated environment at one of Jakarta’s most desirable addresses.
Designed by a mix of architectural talents: Kohn Pedersen Fox Architectural for Pan Pacific Jakarta, PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Jakarta and PARKROYAL Hotel Jakarta; and AMA Group for Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Jakarta – the glittering resort rises above the skyline, providing ultimate ease of access in the heart of a burgeoning venue.
Accommodation of three properties in a single resort offers unparalleled choice for business and leisure travelers, with varying needs for sophistication and comfort, and for short and extended stays.
Introducing Singapore’s First Zero Waste Hotel: Pan Pacific Orchard
True to its sustainable development program, Pan Pacific Hotels Group will open the highly anticipated zero waste hotel, Pan-pacific orchard, in the fourth quarter of 2022, also owned and developed by UOL Group Limited.
Regenerated by WOHA Architects – famous for its striking biophilic signature, as seen with PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering – the renewed Pan Pacific Orchard will be a verdant retreat in the prime space of District 9. With foliage covering over 300% of the area of the hotel, the property will feature four themed Heavenly Gardens, each with its own distinct natural setting: Forest Terrace, Beach Club, Secret Garden, and Cloud Terrace.
To deliver on its zero waste promise, the 350-room hotel will use a rainwater harvesting system, a recyclable water system, and a compactor that turns food waste into nutritious water for the hotel’s heavenly gardens. Water dispensers will eliminate the use of plastic bottled water, and technology to regulate and save energy use includes light, motion and rain sensors, as well as solar cells.
Solidify future growth in key emerging markets
Along with its developments in leading gateway cities around the world, Pan Pacific Hotels Group will also establish its presence in emerging markets, thereby strengthening its confidence in long-term growth.
Marking its next move to China for 2022, Pan Pacific Hotels Group will present the country’s first PARKROYAL hotel in Dalian, a large sub-provincial city in Liaoning Province. Rising to 52 levels, PARKROYAL Dalian will be an icon offering panoramic views from its prime location on Youting Road, which offers connectivity to Xinghai Square, Dalian World Expo Center and Dalian Xinghai Convention & Exhibition Center.
The Group will also increase its presence in Indochina to a total of nine properties in the region by 2023. It will make an entry into the capital of Cambodia with Pan Pacific Phnom Penh, and in the famous town of Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with PARKROYAL Siem Reap. The 212-room Pan Pacific Phnom Penh will be centrally located on bustling Norodom Boulevard, while the 130-room PARKROYAL Siem Reap will be a 10-minute drive from the gates of Angkor Wat.
In 2022, the Group will further expand its portfolio of serviced suites in the region. PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Hanoi will open in quaint Westlake, with 126 spacious suites with stunning lake views. PARKROYAL Suites Bangkok will occupy a prime location on Sukhumvit Soi 6. Within walking distance of the Nana BTS sky train station, it will provide easy access to the heart of Bangkok’s commercial area, with high-end shopping malls including the Central Embassy and terminal 21 nearby.
About Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited
Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited is a member of Singapore-listed UOL Group Limited, one of Asia’s most established hotel and real estate companies with an outstanding portfolio of investment and development properties. Based in Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels Group owns and / or manages nearly 50 serviced hotels, resorts and suites including those under development in 29 cities in Asia, Oceania, North America and Europe. . Voted âBest Regional Hotel Chainâ by readers in Asia from 2017 to 2020, Pan Pacific Hotels Group includes three brands: âPan Pacificâ, PARKROYAL COLLECTION and PARKROYAL. Sincerity is the hallmark of Pan Pacific Hotels Group. The Group is known to its customers, partners, associates and owners for its sincerity towards people and the feeling of trust which alleviates the stress of today’s “complex world.