Aimbridge EMEA enters Georgia with Alliance Palace Aparthotel
June 27, 2023 | Community, News, Openings, Our Team, Signings
Aimbridge Hospitality EMEA has announced its entry into Georgia with the signing of the management agreement for the Alliance Palace Aparthotel owned by Alliance Group, one of the largest developers in Georgia.
The Alliance Palace Aparthotel forms part of a 41-storey multifunctional complex located in Georgia’s second largest city, Batumi, on the shores of the Black Sea, offering views over the coast, Batumi Old Town, and the Caucasus Mountains.
The Eastern European region plays a critical role in helping Aimbridge accelerate growth across Europe. The move signals Aimbridge’s first steps into the country and coincides with the creation of its new Eastern European office located in Tbilisi, Georgia.
David Anderson, divisional president at Aimbridge EMEA, said: “This is a very exciting development for Aimbridge EMEA as we make our first move into Georgia and cement our position in the Eastern European market.
“We believe Eastern Europe has tremendous untapped potential,” continued Anderson. “Tourism to the region continues to surge as the travelers seek out exciting new experiences and destinations, and their expectations for accommodations with outstanding, consistent service – exactly what Aimbridge is known for – remains high. The Alliance Palace is a great example of the new investment in hospitality in the region, and in Batumi, and we’re thrilled to be working with the property’s owners to help the aparthotel flourish.”
Speaking on behalf of Alliance Group, Akaki Songulia, CEO and co-founder said: “We are proud to announce a landmark partnership with Aimbridge Hospitality EMEA. This transformative alliance marks a significant milestone for the Georgian hospitality sector, as Alliance Palace is the first multifunctional project in Georgia operated by the biggest hotel-management company.
“By leveraging the strengths and expertise of both Alliance Group and Aimbridge Hospitality EMEA, the partnership will revolutionize the hospitality landscape of Georgia, creating a compelling and thriving environment for visitors, as well as business ventures.
“Alliance Group is excited to embark on this transformative journey with Aimbridge EMEA, as we collectively redefine the tourism and hospitality experiences of this destination.”
Alliance Palace houses three types of apartments, with studios of 32 sqm, one-bedroom apartments of 45 sqm, and family apartments of 66 sqm, each offering air conditioning and fully equipped kitchenettes. Every room also has its own balcony to enjoy the views.
The property boasts an all-day dining restaurant operated by Georgian celebrated chef Guram Bagdoshvili, serving local specialties, international dishes, and Asian and Asian Fusion cuisine.
Guest amenities on-site include business, administrative and wellness facilities.