Laurent Marchand, president of Groupe GM, saod, “After our recent expansion in Hong Kong and Macao, we are thrilled to be further developing in the Asia Pacific region. Australia and New Zealand are some of the world’s top travel destinations and thus represent great opportunities for our group. We have no doubt that our partnership with Paris Groupe Ltd will be fruitful and help us deliver the best service in the region.”
Paris Groupe will be headed by Jason Williams along with business partners Brian Tuia and Daren Manks.
“There is an important and growing need for quality and bespoke amenities in Australia and New Zealand. We are proud to be partnering with Groupe GM, an internationally renowned brand known for its luxurious amenities, and we look forward to bringing the ultimate guest experience for our clients in the region,” explained Williams.
Australian and New Zealand hotels are in demand, with record levels of international visitors and domestic overnight travel last year. Australia’s international visitor trips are forecasted to grow 6.2%, and visitor nights 5.9%, on average each year during the next three years as more. More than 7,000 new Australian hotel rooms were added in 2018, and growth in new capacity is forecast to continue, with another 33,000 new rooms expected to be added over the next three years.