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Golden Tulip opens in Aley
Four more hotels underway
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The French hotel management chain Golden Tulip will be soft opening its new property, Golden Tulip Lili’s Resort in Aley, on March 15. The official opening is expected on May first, said Viviane Khoury, Regional Sales & Marketing Director at Golden Tulip MENA.

The Aley hotel will be a small 4-star, 45-room property, with facilities for children, along with a spa and extensive recreational facilities. The resort has a bowling center, a health club, and a ballroom and features indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
The hotel will employ 55 during the off-season and far more during peak times, to attend to the hotel’s large banquet facilities.

The second property will be the Golden Tulip Achrafieh Hotel, expected in mid 2015. The hotel will be located near the Voice of Lebanon Radio station. It will be an eco-friendly, four plus star hotel, consisting of 76 rooms and suites, with business facilities.

The chain is considering operating three additional hotels, which will be revealed at a later stage. It currently operates four properties, locally: Golden Tulip Galleria in Jnah, Golden Tulip Serenada in Hamra, Golden Tulip Jiyeh Marina in Jiyeh, and Golden Tulip Hotel De Ville in Sodeco. The Golden Tulip group of hotels is part of the Louvre Hotels, which is currently the eighth largest group worldwide and second in Europe. The chain has a large presence in the Middle East & North Africa, with more than 50 hotels. Its regional head office is based in Dubai.

Reported by Rana Freifer
Date Posted: Feb 25, 2014
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