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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Naumi Hospitality Acquires Hotel in New Zealand and Launches Its Namesake Brand Beyond Singapore for the First Time

Naumi Hospitality announced today, through its Singapore headquarters that it has entered into an agreement to acquire and assume management of Hotel Grand Chancellor Auckland Airport.

The 193-room property located in Auckland Airport Precinct will be operated under its award-winning Naumi brand and is slated to open in the fourth quarter of 2015. The acquisition of this two-hectare property marks the group's first foray into New Zealand, making it its first property with major meeting facilities that can accommodate MICE groups for up to 200 persons.

The yet-to-be-named hotel will be closed for an extensive renovation to be retrofitted into a contemporary and modern development much akin to its unique hotel concepts in Singapore. Room sizes start from 27 square metres and all guestrooms come attached with a balcony, while those on the first floor open up into the gardens. The rooms, public and F&B spaces will be extensively stripped and retrofitted with a new interior design and is slated to be opened in the fourth quarter of 2015.

Naumi Hotel - Facade Day
“This is a very exciting project for us. It will allow us to develop the boutique Naumi brand into a full-fledge millennial hospitality brand with different product concepts,” says Mr Gaurang Jhunjhnuwala, Director at Naumi Hospitality. “With two award-winning hotels, Naumi Hotel and Naumi Liora in Singapore, this acquisition will be a big step forward and a testament to our group's drive towards the growth of Naumi Hospitality into leading markets.”

Located in the North Island of New Zealand, Auckland is the city with the largest and most populous urban area in the country. Voted “Top 10 Cities In The World” by Lonely Planet in its 2014 Best In Travel Awards, it is also the world's largest Polynesian city and a melting pot of cultures with a mix of European descendants, Maoris, Pacific Island descendants and a growing Asian population*.

Hotel guests can expect the same design ethos which Naumi has become known for and look forward to experience our famed Naumi-Centric service philosophy - meticulous yet unobtrusive with an exuberant passion to please, through our dedicated team members.

Naumi Hospitality is a part of The Hind Group, who also owns and operates Rang Mahal Restaurants in Singapore, and Ovolo Hotels in Hong Kong and Australia.


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