Industry Update
Press Release28 March 2014

Archipelago On Track To Grow To 100 Hotels By The End Of 2014

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Archipelago International

On March 19th, during the illustrious annual "Aston Fair Trade Show", a tourism industry business to business event that brings together hundreds of representatives of Jakarta's Travel Trade Industry, Media Communities and Archipelago Hotels from far and beyond Indonesia and Malaysia Archipelago International, the maverick Indonesian Hotel operator with Hawaiian roots, took the opportunity to announce the group's future development plans.

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During the Aston Fair Trade Show the company reported that while it operated 75 hotels at the outset of the year it opened 5 brand new hotels during the first quarter of this year and is well on track to open another 20 by December therefore reaching a historic milestone of 100 operating hotels while maintain a business development growth pipeline of another 70 hotels scheduled to open in 2015 and 2016.

The new hotels will be a mix of 5-star Grand Astons, 4-star Astons and 3-star Aston City and Quest Hotels as well as several select service favehotels and trendy boutique budget NEO hotels located in Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, Madiun, Bojonegoro, Solo, Malang, Yogyakarta, Bali, Balikpapan, Banjarmasin, Lombok, Kupang and Penang, Malaysia.

Furthermore and following last year's launch of "The Alana" and "HARPER Hotel", Aston Fair spectators also received insight into the pipeline of these two new hotel labels and exciting developments in Jakarta, Makassar, Bandung, Bogor, Jogjakarta and Samarinda.

The Alana is Archipelago's latest upscale designer lifestyle hotel label. Alana, which in Hawaiian means "precious", aims to be truthful to this name, offering high end lifestyle boutique hotels that are sophisticated yet friendly and welcoming. Alana Hotels cater to travellers who appreciate style, personalized service and a stimulating environment. The first property to open was The Alana Surabaya, while further Alanas are set to open in Yogyakarta, Solo and Sentul.

Meanwhile, Hotel HARPER which represents 3-star plus to 4-star newly built mid seized hotels that follow a very unique rustic-modern interior design concept and feature brand specific facilities such as the signature "Rustik Bistro & Bar" concept, celebrated the opening of its first hotel, The HARPER Kuta, and announced 8 more properties throughout Indonesia with the next one due to open early this summer in central Yogyakarta.

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About Archipelago International

Archipelago International is one of Indonesia’s leading hotel operators with an underlying portfolio of more than 90 hotels and 12,000 rooms. As a continually expanding brand, Archipelago International has a development pipeline exceeding 100 properties in Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia. Archipelago International hotels operate under the hotel brands Grand Aston, Aston, Aston City, Alana, Harper, Quest, Quest Vibe, favehotels, NEO and Kamuela, ranging from ultra luxurious private pool villas to serviced apartments and select service economy class hotels, thus offering Indonesia’s vastest and most comprehensive hotel network.

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