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Rydges to Manage New 200 Room Hotel in Palmerston

May 8, 2015 Hotel Developments No Comments Email Email

Amalgamated Holdings Limited, the leading Entertainment and Hospitality Group in Australasia, today announced it will grow its Northern territory hotel network with the addition of the new-build, multimillion dollar development in Palmerston.


Operated under AHL’s highly successful mid-market Rydges brand, Rydges Palmerston – Darwin will feature 200 rooms, suites and apartments along with extensive bar, restaurant and convention facilities.

AHL signed a long term management agreement after an extensive operator selection process conducted by Wayne Bunz from CBRE.

The property will be developed and owned by a number of the Northern Territory’s leading business identities including John ‘Foxy’ Robinson, Nick Paspaley and Mick Burns.

Palmerston is a satellite city of Darwin and is one of fastest growing cities in Australia. The development forms part of Palmerston’s Maluka Views precinct.

David Seargeant, Group Managing Director of AHL said, ‘This new hotel is ideally situated to cater for the rapidly growing corporate, military, government, gas and construction markets in the Palmerston area.  We also look forward to providing the local residents of with new and exciting food and beverage options located in the heart of the local community’.

Guests of the hotel will also be invited to enjoy the benefits and rewards of AHL’s free to join hotel loyalty program Priority Guest Rewards which provides discounts on accommodation, in-house dining and points towards future free stays.

“AHL is committed to staying in touch with its guests and offering them an overall hotel experience which is world-class whether it is at a Rydges, QT or an Atura property,” said David Seargeant added. “Through offering a complete hotel experience including free WI-FI, our guests can be assured of a stay which is genuine value.”

Grant Melville has been appointed as the hotel’s General Manager and the property is schedule to open in August 2015.

Rydges Hotels & Resorts are operated by Amalgamated Holdings Limited (AHL), who are no strangers to taking the lead with their hotel brands also operating the multi-award winning hip QT Hotels & Resorts and new urban, industrial and art-inspired Atura Hotels.

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