WORLDHOTELS Signs Five Othon Hotels in Brazil

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Friday, 3 September 2010

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 world.

The Hotels

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 Othons flagship hotels and one of Rios 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 rooms.

Olinda Othon Classic (Rio de Janeiro): A hidden gem along the Copacabana beachfront, this 100-room hotels faade and sophisticated interior were renovated in 2006 to recapture the glamour of Rio in the 1940s.

Bahia Othon Palace (Salvador): This property is one of Salvadors 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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