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Hanwha Hotels & Resorts


Hanwha Hotels & Resorts is becoming South Korea’s premier leisure and service provider of resorts, hotels, and food services.

Our Resort Division began operations in 1979 as the developer of South Korea’s first resort condominium project.

We own South Korea’s best condominium chains that include the Saipan World Resorts in Saipan and the Ocean Palace Golf Club & Resorts in Japan that combined, boasts over 5,200 guest rooms across 13 properties. In Japan and South Korea, we own and operate six premier golf courses totaling 126 holes. We partner with Resort Condominiums International (RCI), a worldwide membership network, to operate hotels and resorts in China and Southeast Asia.

We also operate Seorak Waterpia, Pororo Aqua Village in Gyeongju, Jeju Therapy Center, Royal Saddle Equestrian Society, and Jade Garden in Chuncheon – all renowned attractions and the envy of other companies in the industry. In addition, we operate 63 Square on the Han River, which offers high-quality services and attractions, including 63 Art and an elaborate aquarium.

With our expertise and technologies used in the construction of 63 Sea World, the first aquarium in South Korea, we also built the breathtaking Aquarium Belt. The Aquarium Belt is South Korea’s largest network of aquariums located across 4 cities: Jeju, Yeosu, Ilsan, and Seoul. And in partnership with Geoje city government, we recently created a new tourist destination, the Hanwha Hotels & Resorts Geoje Belvedere. The marine resort with 470 rooms and a private marina opened in 2018 to rave reviews.

Our Hotel Division has developed THE PLAZA into a world-class 410-room luxury boutique hotel. Located in the heart of Seoul, THE PLAZA offers impeccable service and experience accented by its unique interior design. In 2016, the hotel became the first in South Korea to join the Autograph Collection, a luxury portfolio owned by Marriott International. Our exceptional customer service and upscale accommodations have been recognized by the hotel industry. THE PLAZA was selected as one of the Top 25 Hotels for Luxury and Best Service by the TripAdvisor 2019 Travelers’ Choice Awards. It also ranked No. 2 of the nine Best Luxury Hotels in Korea by Global Traveler, a worldwide business travel magazine. The International Hotel Awards selected THE PLAZA as its 2018 Best Luxury Hotel and Best City Hotel, the first of its kind in South Korea.

Connoisseurs can experience THE PLAZA’s seven outstanding cuisines in the landmark 63 Building, along with a panoramic view of Seoul. Food is prepared with fresh seasonal ingredients by top award-winning chefs.

Hanwha Hotels & Resorts’ Food Culture Division is becoming a global food services company providing a portfolio of services, including food service contracts, dining business services, and food material supplies. The food culture division uses a unique but highly effective food service operating system and has provided catering and a range of professional services for more than 30 years. We currently provide premier nationwide food services of 170,000 meals to 350 businesses a day. Our food culture division also runs concept restaurants including, the Chinese Bistro T-won and Dowon-Style. Our dining business unit features commissioned services in multi- use complex facilities, as well as PLAZA, an elegant wedding and banquet service. And with a food analysis lab certified by the Food Sanitary Inspection Institution, a rigorous sanitation management system, and a state-of-the-art distribution system, we are an industry leader in food material supply.

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