WORLDHOTELS has signed an agreement with Othon
Hotels of Brazil for five new affiliate hotels in Rio de Janeiro,
Salvador and Belo Horizonte.
These new additions complement the growing
global portfolio of the group which encompasses 450 affiliate
properties in 250 destinations and 65 countries worldwide. In
South America, WORLDHOTELS now boasts seven affiliate properties,
five in Brazil and two Argentina, and is looking to double the
number of hotels in that region by the end of this year.
Othon Hotels has a diverse, five-brand portfolio
of 26 properties with 2,000 guestrooms located in Brazil, Portugal
and the United States.
“The five Othon Hotels we are welcoming today
are spectacular properties,” said Roland Jegge, Vice President for
WORLDHOTELS Asia Pacific. “We believe these high-visibility hotels
will generate regional interest and growth opportunities for our
group and provide unique accommodation for guests from around the
Rio Othon Palace (Rio de Janeiro): As the
tallest luxury hotel in the city, all 572 rooms offer spectacular
views of Copacabana Beach and Sugar Loaf Mountain. It is one of
the Othon’s flagship hotels and one of Rio’s top luxury hotels.
The Leme Othon Palace (Rio de Janeiro):
Refurbished in 2007, this 195-room hotel offers memorable ocean
views, complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas, in-room broadband
Internet, as well as a business centre and modern convention
Olinda Othon Classic (Rio de Janeiro): A hidden
gem along the Copacabana beachfront, this 100-room hotel’s façade
and sophisticated interior were renovated in 2006 to recapture the
glamour of Rio in the 1940’s.
Bahia Othon Palace (Salvador): This property is
one of Salvador’s most luxurious hotels. Its clever design affords
all 265 guest rooms and 13 suites spectacular views of the ocean.
Belo Horizonte Othon Palace (Belo Horizonte):
Centrally located in downtown, this 287-room modern luxury hotel
has spectacular views of the Serro do Curral hills, which form the
“beautiful horizon” for which the city is named.
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