Park Hotel Group has signed a management
contract with a member of K2 Group to manage Park Hotel
Yeongdeungpo, Seoul, scheduled to open in early 2017.
With its headquarters in Seoul, K2 Group
specialises in credit card authorisation and financial transaction
systems with over 360 exclusive distributors in South Korea. The
partnership marks K2ís first hotel project as it seeks to
diversify into new industries.
Mr Allen Law, Chief
Executive Officer of Park Hotel Group, said, ďGoing into South Korea has always been in the
plan and this opportunity comes at a time when the country enjoys
double digit year-on-year growth in inbound tourism in the first
half of 2016, led by the governmentís commitment and investment to
boost tourism. There are many reasons to visit South Korea with
its intriguing history and culture, traditional cuisine,
breath-taking natural scenery, influence of its colourful
entertainment industry and more.Ē
Located in Seoulís Yeongdeungpo district
near to the scenic Hangang River, the new build Park Hotel
Yeongdeungpo, Seoul is 45 minutes from Incheon International
Just outside the Seonyudo subway station, the hotel
offers easy connectivity to the Yeouido financial hub located just
10 minutes away.
Within the Yeouido district, one can explore many
landmarks and attractions including the historical National
Assembly Building, 63 Square featuring an art gallery, aquarium,
performance hall, wax museum and an observatory with panoramic
views of Seoul. IFC Mall and duty-free stores are also a stoneís
throw away. For some respite from the city bustle, the Seonyudo
and Yeouido Parks are also easily accessible from the hotel.
Park Hotel Yeongdeungpo, Seoul will offer 150 rooms
and suites with three dining outlets including an all-day dining
restaurant, gourmet coffee deli and a rooftop restaurant and bar.
The hotel also has a gymnasium and function rooms.
ďThe continued upswing in tourism infrastructure
and activity in South Korea complements the Groupís plans to build
its brand presence in the country and Park Hotel Yeongdeungpo,
Seoul shall serve as a launch pad for further planned expansion in
the country. The top feeder markets of South Korea also mirror our
hotel destinations in Asia Pacific and this is hugely beneficial
as we seek to develop synergies to drive interest and footfall to
the hotel,Ē added Mr Law.
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