Southeast Asian hotel giant expands portfolio to Caribbean

Last week, at an official launch event in Punta Cana, attended by the Vice Minister for Tourism and the Indonesian Ambassador, Archipelago International opened its first corporate office in the Dominican Republic and announced the signing of multiple management agreements in the Dominican Republic and Mexico.

Archipelago International, based in Indonesia, currently has more than 270 operating hotels (45,000 rooms) and a pipeline of more than 80 hotels (16,000 rooms) across 15 countries and five continents.

“Since opening our first resort in the region in 2019, Grand Aston Cayo Las Brujas Beach Resort & Spa, Cuba, we have grown to having five hotels (3,242 rooms) in operation today,” said Jose Luis Leonardo, vice-president, The Americas Region Archipelago International.  “In the next twelve months, we will open one hotel in Cuba, four hotels and condotels in the Dominican Republic and two in Mexico. These are Aston Panorama Hotel, Havana (320 rooms), Reserva Real by Harper, Punta Cana (187 rooms), Aston Rubí City Suites, Santo Domingo (179 rooms), Grand Aston Punta Cana Beach Resort & Spa (170 rooms), Aston Bocettos City Suites, Santo Domingo (126 rooms), Aston Puebla Hotel, Puebla (105 rooms) and IIk Tulum by Aston Tulum (104 rooms).”

New hotel signings for Dominican Republic & Mexico

Major new signings for the Dominican Republic include:

  • Grand Aston Larimar City Golf Hotel & ResidencesPunta Cana (228 rooms)
  • Grand Aston Cáicu Coral Golf Hotel & Residences, Punta Cana (669 rooms)
  • Riviera Bay by AstonCana Bay (110 rooms)
  • Harbor Bay by Aston, Cap Cana (186 rooms)
  • Juanillo Hills by Aston, Cap Cana (60 rooms)
  • Aston Piantini Boutique HotelSanto Domingo (144 rooms)
  • Aston Towers Larimar CityPunta Cana (432 rooms)
  • Paradise Tower by Harper, Punta Cana (144 rooms)
  • Harper Paradise Punta Cana (135 rooms)
  • Aston Arts Hotel & ResidencesPunta Cana (368 rooms)
  • The Alana Experience Punta Cana (530 rooms)

New signings in Mexico include Grand Aston Tulum (153 rooms), Aston Naomi Boutique Hotel & ResidencesPlaya Del Carmen (246 rooms), Zonna Beach Resort & ResidencesPlaya Del Carmen (257 rooms) and The Alana Hotel & ResidencesPlaya Del Carmen (376 rooms).