Golden Tulip Hospitality Adds Newly Built Hotel To Belgium Portfolio

Released on = April 6, 2007, 12:28 am

Press Release Author = Rocio Manzanares/Golden Tulip Hospitality Group

Industry = Marketing

Press Release Summary = Golden Tulip Hospitality is proud to announce the signing of
the agreement to operate the Golden Tulip Antwerp Centre. The hotel will open its
doors as per September 2007.

Press Release Body = The Golden Tulip Antwerp Centre is a part of a multifunctional
project located in the heart of the city of Antwerp. The developers are Robelco and
the project will consist of three towers destined for the European office of
Alcatel, private residential use, the municipality of Vlaanderen and the hotel. The
hotel will be fully operated by Golden Tulip

The 12 stories Golden Tulip Antwerp Centre is located on the Lange Kievitstraat in
the center of Antwerp and at walking distance of the sparkling diamond district. The
hotel will offer 174 functionally designed guestrooms fully equipped with state of
the art facilities such as wireless internet. The hotel provides meeting and ) and
11 meeting rooms. Theconference facilities including a ballroom (230 m 12th
floor will consist of a state of the art wellness and spa centre.

The hotel will be fully implemented with Golden Tulip's programs and concepts such as:
BRANCHE Restaurant, Bar & Lounge
Let's Meet Again meeting and conference facilities

Hans Kennedie, President & C.E.O. of Golden Tulip Hospitality Group states: \"it is
with great enthusiasm that we welcome our first hotel, under our management in
Belgium. Through its ideal location, the Golden Tulip Antwerp Centre has a great
potential to attract the international affluent travelers and travel intermediaries.
We are confident that with the Golden Tulip Management Formula the hotel will
achieve international recognition and become profitable.\"

Frank de Snoeck, Project Director of Robelco adds: \"it is with great excitement and
confidence that we enter into this agreement. Golden Tulip Hospitality has proven to
be a very successful company. With its worldwide brand recognition and its
outstanding accomplishments in the management division we are assured that Golden
Tulip will provide the hotel the ideal tools and service to position Golden Tulip
Antwerp Centre in this competitive market.\"
With this new addition the current Golden Tulip hotel portfolio comprises of 6
hotels in Belgium and Luxembourg, situated in prime locations such as Antwerp,
Brugge and Ostend.

About Robelco

Robelco established in 1996 by Jan F. Lisman and Eric De Vocht, is a company
developing exceptional Real Estate projects.

The vision and the ambition of her shareholders, combines to a limited but very
competent and experienced structure, even as her financial independency and her
capacity of autonomous and rapid decision-making have enabled Robelco to develop a
Real Estate portfolio marked by diversity and quality.
Short realization periods combined with fine-tunes delivery times are completing the
needed elements to the launch of the products developed by Robelco.

Examples like the business park (Park Lane) used by Nokia, Worldcom MCI, Goodyear,
Guidant, UUNet and the site (Leopold Square) rented by Ericsson, IBM, KPMG, are
illustrating the application of the values.

Havenlaan 86C
1000 Brussels
Tel : +32 2 400 78 78
Fax: +32 2 400 79 79

About Golden Tulip Hospitality Group

Golden Tulip Hospitality Group with its head offices in Amersfoort, The Netherlands
and Lausanne, Switzerland, is a worldwide hospitality company with more than 500
hotels, 47,000 rooms in more than 45 countries. The Golden Tulip Hospitality Group
franchises and manages hotels in Europe, the Middle East & Africa, the Asian Pacific
Region and the Americas. In 2005, Hotels Magazine has ranked this company the 18th
largest hotel chain.

As a multi-brand hospitality firm, the Golden Tulip Hospitality Group offers
services in the two, three, four and five star categories. On the two-star side
Golden Tulip has an alliance with the French B&B hotel chain. The three-star concept
is the Tulip Inn for the limited-service first-class category, the four-star
category falls under the Golden Tulip brand for the Superior First-Class business
and Resort hotels and the recently introduced five-star concept Royal Tulip. In
addition Golden Tulip offers its services through its commercial alliance with TOP
International, a German based hotel consortium.
In the fall of 2006, Golden Tulip introduced BRANCHE, Restaurant, Bar and Lounge.
This is a free standing restaurant chain, which will have establishments in most
Golden Tulip Hotels and Tulip Inns operated by Golden Tulip.

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Contact Details = Golden Tulip Hospitality Group
Mw. Rocio Manzanares-
Corporate Communication Manager
Tel: +31 33 2544 828
Fax: + 31 33 2544 816

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