Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts, owner and operator of upscale and lifestyle hotels in major cities of Europe, has announced the opening of two rebranded Arenaturist’s hotels for next season.
Following EUR 25 million extensive renovations, Park Plaza Histria Pula and Park Plaza Verudela Pula are set to open in May 2012.
Both resorts are situated four kilometres away from the historic city of Pula, the ideal summer destination for families with children and all who wish to enjoy their holidays on the Adriatic Sea.
Commenting on the announcement, Boris Ivesha, President and CEO of Park Plaza Hotels, said:
"Croatia is a fast growing holiday and group incentive destination offering ample natural and cultural diversity with strong Mediterranean influences. We are proud to enter into our first resort venture in Croatia with our upscale Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand."
Park Plaza Histria Pula will feature state-of-the-art leisure and business facilities. The 241-room resort has modern guest rooms with a private balcony offering a stunning panoramic sea view. The rooms are thoughtfully equipped with a range of four-star amenities, including Wi-Fi Internet access, LCD TV, mini bar, air-conditioning, safe deposit box, and luxurious bathroom amenities.
The Congress Hall at Park Plaza Histria is the ideal conference venue and can host up to 700 guests. For smaller intimate meetings there are three Executive Board rooms. All meeting facilities are equipped with the latest technology and professional meetings and events staff is at your disposal to make your event a success.
The Mediterranean style resort Park Plaza Verudela Pula consists of 385 self-catering apartments. The apartments have been renovated throughout and are equipped with air-conditioning, kitchenette with microwave and spacious refrigerator including freezer, a modern bathroom with shower and hairdryer. A brand new kids club in Park Plaza Verudela Pula offers a good equipped baby corner (0-3 years) for the youngest and a teens club with high tech interactive audio/video room.
In April 2008, Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts became a shareholder in Arenaturist, one of Croatia's leading hospitality companies. The company secured a management agreement and operates Arenaturist’s 8 hotels and 5 apartment complexes (with a total of 2,868 rooms) and 7 campsites in Istria, Croatia.