The new 270-room Crowne Plaza Semarang will open
its doors on 22 January 2012. Owned by the Golden Flower Group,
the hotel will be managed by InterContinental Hotels Group.
first Crowne Plaza hotel in Central Java is located at Semarang’s
central business district, near government and regional corporate
offices, major banks and popular shopping malls. The hotel is also
just a 15-minute drive from Ahmad Yani Airport.
“Being the first Crowne Plaza-branded hotel in
Central Java – and the second in Indonesia following Jakarta –
Crowne Plaza Semarang will add to the thriving tourism and
economic activities in this part of the region,” said Ian Reid,
General Manager of Crowne Plaza Semarang. “As one of the country’s
busiest hubs, Semarang is an ideal gateway connecting both
business and leisure guests who travel domestically and
All of its 270 rooms and suites –
including four Junior, 20 Executive, and one Presidential suites –
are well-equipped with state-of-the- rt amenities for guests to
stay connected, such as docking stations, wired and wireless
Guests of the Club rooms and suites have access
to the Club Lounge and a personalised check-in /check-out area.
For extended-stay travellers, the hotel has four suite units that
each comes with 2-3 bedrooms, a kitchen, a living room, a dining room, laundry facilities and entertainment systems.
Designed with optimal guest satisfaction and convenience in mind,
Crowne Plaza Semarang includes restaurants offering popular local
and international cuisines, a business centre, a fully-facilitated
health club, an outdoor pool, and a sauna. It also features a pillar-less ballroom that can
accommodate more than 2,000 people, complete with a wedding chapel
“The opening of Crowne Plaza Semarang underscores
IHG’s strong expansion in Southeast Asia,” said Alan Watts, Vice
President of Operations, Southeast Asia at IHG. “Indonesia has
reflected strong GDP growth in the past few years. This encourages
long term economic and tourism growth in terms of investments,
infrastructural developments and employment opportunities, while
continuing to be a favourite travel destination for both business
and leisure travellers.”
In 2011 alone, Indonesia recorded
7.63 million tourist arrivals, representing a 9% growth
from the previous year. The country is targetting 8.72 million tourist
arrivals by end-2015.
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