Shangri-La strengthens foothold in Australia with Traders Hotel, Brisbane

29 Jun 2012  599 | World Travel News

SHANGRI-LA Hotels and Resorts will acquire and manage Traders Hotel, Brisbane from August 7, the first Traders to be operated by the chain in Australia.

Following the group’s recent acquisition of the 563-room landmark Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney and its current majority stake in Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina in Cairns, Traders Hotel, Brisbane will mark its third venture in Australia.

The 191-room property will offer a rooftop fitness centre, an all-day dining restaurant serving modern Australian cuisine and a bar.

It will also have 700m2 of meeting space, including seven rooms that can be converted into a ballroom for up to 500 guests, and a fully equipped business centre. Meeting planners are also available.

Located above the Brisbane Transit Centre and next to Roma Street Parklands, the hotel is a 10-minute walk from the centre of Brisbane’s entertainment and dining district of Southbank.

Sourced: TTG Asia