Golden Tulip expands domestic portfolio

Golden Tulip Hospitality has welcomed Golden Tulip Amsterdam City Centre and Golden Tulip Amsterdam Fashion located in two prime locations in Amsterdam as well as Golden Tulip WTC Leeuwarden.Golden Tulip Amsterdam Fashion is currently under construction and is expected to open its doors during the second quarter of 2009. The 272 room hotel will be located across the World Fashion Centre rising from the Andreas Ensemble Project, a new-built home project with French allure.

Tulip Inn Amsterdam City Centre, formerly branded under the Ramada Flag, is located in the heart of Amsterdam, five minutes walking from the Dam Square, the shopping street “Kalverstraat” and Amsterdam’s Central Station.  The hotel offers in total 106 rooms (60 standard rooms and 46 STAR rooms). Further facilities include a luxurious Coffee bar “Piazza Dóro”, a recently renovated lobby as well as internet facilities. The rooms will undergo renovation as per March 09 2008.

Golden Tulip WTC Leeuwarden is part of a 20 million euro construction project consistent of offices, the hotel and a restaurant. Located at the World Trade Centre of Leeuwarden, construction will commence on March 1st 2008 and expected to open its doors end 2009. The 10 storey Golden Tulip WTC Leeuwarden will offer 144 rooms in nine floors and a 10th Floor with a panoramic view of the city.

Hans Kennedie, President & CEO of Golden Tulip Hospitality Group states: “Golden Tulip WTC Leeuwarden adds an important new destination to our portfolio whilst the other two complement our existing Amsterdam portfolio comprising of ten properties.”

Harry Westers, Managing Directors of Westcord Hotels adds: “Golden Tulip’s brand recognition and its proven success track record give us the necessary tools to develop new projects in these two regions. In total Westcord Hotels franchises eight of the twelve hotels we own and operate. Our relationship with Golden Tulip has been strong and very successful, we are confident that this will continue.”