RED PLANET EXPANDS IN JAPAN WITH THE OPENING OFRED PLANET SAPPORO SUSUKINO CENTRAL
SAPPORO – Red Planet today opened its second hotel in Sapporo, the 212-room Red PlanetSapporo Susukino Central. The new hotel features Red Planet’s signature modern, smarthotel design and is located just off picturesque Odori Park, in the downtown Susukinoneighbourhood alongside local attractions and within easy access of public transportation.
The hotel is a short walk to the Sapporo Clock Tower, Sapporo TV Tower, and scenicNakajima Park.Spurred by the Rugby World Cup this September and increasing direct airlift to New ChitoseAirport which serves the Sapporo metropolitan area, Hokkaido continues to grow andexpand economically, and the prefectural government estimates more than 5 millionoverseas visitors will visit the region by 2020, a 79% increase in just four years.“Like all Red Planet hotels across Asia, our new hotel is designed with comfort andenvironmental sustainability in mind,” said Tim Hansing, Red Planet’s CEO. “With ourthoughtfully designed rooms, eco-friendly amenities, and multi-lingual staff, Red PlanetSapporo Susukino Central provides the perfect hub for travellers expecting a hotel whichcombines the comforts of an exceptional hotel experience with the application of relevanttravel technology.”With a well-connected location within the vibrant Susukino area, the new hotel will serveboth professional- and leisure-focused visitors to Sapporo.
About Red Planet Japan, Inc.
Red Planet Japan, Inc. is the JASDAQ-listed Japanese operation of Red Planet Hotels Limited.The company commenced operations in Japan in August 2013 with the opening of Red PlanetOkinawa Naha, followed by hotels in Tokyo, Nagoya, and Sapporo. Hotels in Hiroshima andKyoto are currently under construction. The company intends to acquire another fivedevelopment sites in 2019. Red Planet Japan has also acquired its parent company’sThailand-based operations and development sites in Bangkok, Thailand and Manila,Philippines, with three hotels sequenced to open by 2020 and 2021. The Company is listedon the Tokyo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol 3350.
About Red Planet Hotels
Red Planet Hotels, founded in 2010, is a privately-owned regional hotel group focused onAsia’s expanding budget hotel sector. The company operates 31 hotels in Indonesia (7),Japan (6), the Philippines (13), and Thailand (5) for a total of 4,991 rooms. 12 additionalhotels, comprising 2,388 rooms, will open across Japan, Thailand, and the Philippines by2021. These hotels will open using Red Planet’s robust and scalable technology platform,providing both advanced reservation software, ensuring a fast and efficient booking process,and local attraction guides for customers. Red Planet comprises a stylish budget hoteloffering, with all its properties centrally located and equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi. RedPlanet’s companies based in Jakarta (Red Planet Indonesia – PSKT:IJ) and Tokyo (Red PlanetJapan – 3350:JP) are listed on the Indonesian and Japanese stock exchanges, respectively. Formore information, please visit: www.redplanethotels.com