SINGAPORE, 24 September 2021: Pan Pacific Hotels Group will
grow its global pipeline with 13 new properties across 10 key gateway cities by

More than 3,300 rooms will be added to the group’s
inventory, bringing its portfolio to 48 hotels, resorts, and serviced suites
across 29 cities.

Pan Pacific Hotels Group’s parent UOL Group Limited is
driving the expansion that will see the group establish its presence in key
gateway cities, including London, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Dalian, Hanoi, Phnom
Penh, and Siem Reap.

The expansion started with the recent openings of Parkroyal
Monash Melbourne in April and the Pan Pacific London on 1 September. Another 13
properties will open in the coming three years.

“We recognise that the world is saddled with the crisis
of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, in the long run, businesses and economies
will be reignited through various measures. Travel for leisure and business
will have to resume. The hospitality industry will recover. We are fortunate to
be able to tap into UOL’s development, and design capabilities and are planting
our seeds for the future through strategic footprints in key gateway cities,
with the view that when the skies reopen, we will be well-placed in strategic
locations to take advantage of returning demand,” said Pan Pacific Hotels
Group chief executive officer Choe Peng Sum.


Freshly unveiled on 1 September, the Pan Pacific London is
the group’s flagship hotel in Britain with 237 rooms in a mixed-use development
centrally located at One Bishopsgate Plaza, a two-minute walk from Liverpool
Street Station.


Parkroyal Collection Kuala Lumpur is slated to open in June
2022 located in Bukit Bintang.

Other new openings in Malaysia in 2022 include the expansion
of its Parkroyal resorts’ portfolio in Langkawi and Malacca. The 301-room
Parkroyal Langkawi Resort has direct beachfront, extensive meeting facilities,
and a beach club for corporate and leisure guests. The 418-room Parkroyal
A’Famosa Melaka Resort will undergo a major upgrade of what was the former
A’Famosa resort and includes new builds.


The group will also plant its flag in Indonesia with
properties in the capital city, Jakarta. Over the next three years, Parkroyal
Jakarta, Parkroyal Serviced Suites Jakarta, and Pan Pacific Jakarta, owned by
UOL Group Limited, will open within the Thamrin Nine, mixed-use development.


Singapore’s first zero-waste hotel, the Pan Pacific Orchard,
will open in the fourth quarter of 2022, also owned and developed by UOL Group

Parkroyal Collection Pickering becomes the renewed the
350-room Pan Pacific Orchard will be a green retreat within the prime space of
District 9.

(Source: Pan Pacific Hotel Group)