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Outrigger Resorts Opens Office in Russia

The opening of the Russia office adds another key market in Outrigger Resorts

Outrigger Resorts Opens Office in Russia

The opening of the Russia office adds another key market in Outrigger Resorts

Category: Europe - Russia - Exclusive experiences - What's new?
This is a press release selected by our editorial committee and published online for free on 2015-01-14
Filed by Outrigger Hospitality Group

14 JANUARY 2015

PHUKET, THAILAND – Outrigger Resorts has opened a sales, marketing and PR representation office in Russia, effective 1 January 2015. Moscow-based Travel Media is now responsible for Outrigger sales, representation, marketing, PR and travel industry relations in Russia and the CIS countries, which currently include Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Travel Media Holding was established in 2005 and has a Moscow office of 40 personnel highly experienced in sales, representation, PR, organizing travel industry roadshows and putting together travel industry buyer delegations. The Russia office of Outrigger will report to Mark Simmons, Outrigger VP Sales & Marketing, Asia-Pacific.

"The opening of the Russia office adds another key market in Outrigger Resorts' move to become the premier beachfront resort brand in the world," said Simmons. "Over the last few years, an increasing number of Russian holidaymakers and families have enjoyed the unique Outrigger Resort experience. It's a relationship that our new office in Moscow will nurture and grow."

On the Russian economy, Simmons added: "Outrigger is aware of the issues and is taking a proactive position based on a long-term, strategic view."

Elena Vetrova, General Director of Travel Media Holding, said: "Travel Media strongly believes that the variety of iconic beachfront resorts from Mauritius through Asia Pacific to Hawaii that Outrigger offers will be a perfect fit for Russian sun seekers. Based on our in-depth experience of the Russian market, that is the positive message we will be taking to the travel industry and travel consumers in Russia and the CIS market place."

According to the latest available statistics from various sources, around 500,000 Russians visit Phuket in Thailand annually.Phi Phi Island in Thailand attracts about 80,000, the Maldives 70,000, Mauritius 22,000, and Hawaii 24,000. Outrigger has resorts in all those destinations.

The World Travel and Tourism Council says Russia's GDP will average growth of 4.8% between 2011 and 2020.

In addition to Russia and the CIS countries, Outrigger now has representation offices in China, Korea, Japan, Australia, UK, France, Germany, Thailand and the United States.

About Outrigger Enterprises Group

Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held leisure lodging, retail and hospitality companies operating in the Asia-Pacific, Oceania and Indian Ocean regions. As part of its unique hospitality offering, the values-based company extends exceptional hospitality and authentic cultural experiences, incorporating local traditions and customs into the guest experience at each of its properties worldwide. Guided by more than 67 years of family leadership, Outrigger runs a highly-successful, multi-branded portfolio of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties, including Outrigger® Resorts, OHANA® Hotels and Resorts, Embassy Suites®, Holiday Inn®, Best Western®, Wyndham Vacation Ownership® and Hilton Grand VacationsTM. Currently, Outrigger operates and/or has under development 45 properties with approximately 11,000 rooms located in Hawaii; Australia; Guam; Fiji; Thailand; Mauritius, Maldives, Vietnam; and Hainan Island, China. For online information, log on at and

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Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, Asia-Pacific
Ste 105-108, Plaza Del Mar, No. 1 Pasak-Koktanod Rd
Cherngtalay Sub-Dist., Thalang District
Phuket Province, 83110 Thailand
Tel: (+66) 76 318 230
Fax: (+66) 76 318 232

Media Contact, Asia
Ken Scott
ScottAsia Communications
Mobile: (+44) 7949 077959

Anchalee Sriwongsa
ScottAsia Communications
Tel: (+66) 2 160 2644

Nancy Daniels, APR, Director of PR, Corporate head office
Outrigger Enterprises Group
Phone: +1 808 921 6839

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