Indonesian hotel operator Aston International will open five new hotels in Indonesia, bringing its total count to 25 properties in the nation.
Aston will open Aston at Grand Kuta in Bali, Grand Aston City Hall Hotels & Serviced Residences in Medan, Aston Primera Pasteur Hotel & Conference Center in Bandung, Aston Cengkareng City Hotel & Conference Hotel in Jakarta and Aston Balikpapan Hotel & Residence.
The group will add 12 more Aston hotels, which are scheduled to begin operations between 2010 and 2011, under the Grand Aston, Aston Hotels and Aston City Hotels brands.
The group will also introduce two boutique resorts called Royal Kamuela in Nusa Dua and Ubud, which are currently under construction.
Aston International has also announced nine new hotels consisting of four Quest hotels and five favehotels, and that it will build three Aston brand hotels in Makassar and Surabaya, according to Asia Property Report.
Aston said it intends to operate 50 Aston, Quest, fave and Royal Kamuela brand hotels by 2012.