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Press Room

1ST NOVEMBER 2007

TULIP INN GARDEREN UPGRADES INTO A FOUR STAR GOLDEN TULIP

TULIP INN GARDEREN UPGRADES INTO A FOUR STAR GOLDEN TULIPSince October 1st three star Tulip Inn Garderen is a four star Golden Tulip Hotel

Amersfoort (NL)/Lausanne (CH), 25 October 2007 – Golden Tulip is proud to announce the successful upgrade of Tulip Inn Garderen into a Golden Tulip hotel. The hotel was recently renovated, upgraded and re-branded to fit the four star room concept of Golden Tulip Hospitality.

In the course of 2007, the management of Tulip Inn Garderen, after operating the hotel as a three star hotel, became aware of the vast growing demand for more superior class accommodation by middle and upper management of companies situated in the Veluwe area. In order to keep up with guests’ demand Tulip Inn Garderen invested in upgrading both rooms and public areas to achieve the status of a four stars hotel.

Golden Tulip Garderen is situated in the middle of the forest of the Veluwe, just outside the picturesque village of Garderen. Golden Tulip Garderen offers 97 comfortable renovated rooms which confirm with four stars hotel standards. Six of the fifteen conference rooms are newly built and a new restaurant is at guests’ disposal.

Amongst other additions to Golden Tulip Garderen an outdoor swimming pool was built and as per November 1st a beauty salon will operate on site. A wellness with sauna, solarium and fitness centre will be opened on January 1st. Last but not least, a lodges’ area which consists of 50 cabins awaits travelers and hikers.

Mr. Hans Kennedie, President & CEO of Golden Tulip Hospitality, comments:”Upgrading Tulip Inn Garderen was a result of a growing demand amongst the hotels clients. We decided to change the standards and facilities to accommodate the clients’ needs.”


About Golden Tulip Garderen
Golden Tulip Garderen is centrally located on the Veluwe. Easily reachable from main highways A1 and the A28, the hotel is situated in the middle of woods and moorland. Enjoy many walking and cycling routes in Holland’s largest nature area: The Veluwe. This location is ideal for your short holiday or weekend. With 97 rooms and 15 meeting rooms this hotel is ideal for your business functions. The forest gives everyone plenty of possibility to enjoy several outdoor activities.

Oud Milligenseweg 62
3886MJ, Garderen, Netherlands
Telephone for reservations: +31 (0) 577 461951


About Golden Tulip Hospitality Group

Golden Tulip Hospitality Group (www.goldentulip.com), with its head office Lausanne, Switzerland, is a worldwide hospitality company with more than 780 hotels, 76.000 rooms in more than 50 countries. The Golden Tulip Hospitality Group franchises and manages hotels in Europe, the Middle East & Africa, the Asian Pacific Region and the Americas. In 2007, 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 three, four and five star categories. 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. (For more information please visit www.brancherestaurants.com)


For more information, please contact:

Golden Tulip Hospitality Group
Alexandra Alexandropoulou
Corporate Communications Manager
World Trade Center
Avenue de Gratta - Paille 2
1000 Lausanne 30 Grey
Switzerland
Tel: +41 21 641 1957
Fax: +41 21 641 1945
Email:alexandra.alexandropoulou@goldentulip.com

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