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Carlson Hotels Appoints Peter Feran General Manager of the 142-room
Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam, Located in Bandar Seri Begawan,
the Capital City of Brunei

 
SINGAPORE – (Mar. 19, 2010) – Carlson Hotels, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has appointed Peter Feran as general manager of Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam, a 142-room property located in the heart of downtown Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei’s capital city. The property will be converted to the upscale, full-service Radisson® brand on May. 1, 2010 and marks Carlson’s  entry into Brunei, a country located on the north west coast of the island of Borneo. 

Feran, an Australian national, will take the helm of leadership at the hotel on March. 17, 2010. A natural leader with strong operational skills and background, Feran has almost two decades of international hospitality experience in hotels throughout Asia, Australia and the United Kingdom. Prior to his latest appointment, he was hotel manager at the Radisson Plaza Hotel Sydney, a heritage-listed property.

“We needed a strong leader with extensive experience and an exceptional property performance record to bring the full Radisson brand experience to our guests in Brunei, which is also a new market for us. Peter’s experience in all facets of hotel operations will be a key strength as we continue to grow the Radisson brand in Asia,” said Jean-Marc Busato, managing director, Asia Pacific. 
As one of the world’s leading brands, Radisson is being positioned to deliver vibrant, contemporary and engaging hospitality characterized by the Yes I Can! service philosophy.
 

Carlson Hotels has signed the 142-room Radisson Hotel located in the heart of downtown Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei’s capital city. The property, which will be converted to the upscale, full-service Radisson brand on 1 May 2010, marks Carlson’s entry into Brunei, a beautiful country located on the north west coast of the island of Borneo. The property currently operates as the Sheraton Bandar Seri Begawan.

The Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam is owned by Hotel Associates Sdn Bhd., a Bruneian investment holding company. It will be managed by Carlson Hotels.

The hotel will undergo a comprehensive refurbishment that will encompass public areas and guest facilities including 130 standard rooms, 10 junior suites, an executive suite and a presidential suite. The enhancements will include the development of an all-day dining restaurant and a specialty restaurant. Perfect for business meetings, weddings and other events, the hotel’s meeting and banquet facilities feature a variety of venues including two banquet rooms and two board rooms with wireless high speed Internet access available throughout the facilities.

The Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam is within walking distance of some of the city’s famous tourist attractions such as the Jame’ Asr Mosque, Brunei’s largest mosque; Kampong Ayer, the world’s oldest over-water village; and the Ulu Ulu Resort, a national park and home to the near extinct Proboscis monkey.

About Carlson Hotels
Carlson Hotels is a leading global hotel company with more than 1,060 locations in 77 countries.  Its brands include: Radisson®, Country Inns & SuitesSM, Park Inn®, Park Plaza® and Regent®. Carlson Hotels is part of Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company. For more information, please visit www.carlsonhotels.com. 

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Contact: 

Jay Krishnan
Carlson Hotels 
Tel: +65 6511 9297
Email: jkrishnan@carlson.com

 

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Also See: The Mayapada Group Partners with Carlson Hotels to Operate a 110 room Regent Hotel Located on Sanur Beach, Bali, Indonesia / January 2010
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