A rendering of the new Four Seasons Hotel Seoul // (c) 2013 Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
A rendering of the new Four Seasons Hotel Seoul // (c) 2013 Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has announced it will open its first property in Korea. Construction is already underway on the Four Seasons Hotel Seoul, which is projected to open in May 2015.

A rendering of the new Four Seasons Hotel Seoul // (c) 2013 Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
A rendering of the new Four Seasons Hotel Seoul // (c) 2013 Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul will open in the centrally located Sejongro Square, a major business district in Seoul, where financial institutions, government offices, shopping venues, and historic sites are located.

The 25-story Four Seasons Hotel Seoul will feature 317 luxury guest rooms that are being designed to meet the needs of international executives travelling to Korea. The hotel will also include top quality restaurants, spacious meeting rooms, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

Internationally renowned interior designers including LTW, AvroKO and AFSO are finalizing designs, and local architect Heerim, local interior designers Kesson, and general contractor Daelim Industrial are also brining nexium 40 mg price at walmart their expertise to the project.

“Despite its rapidly developing economy, supply of luxury hotels in Korea has been limited. Recognizing the vast potential in this market, we have been exploring growth opportunities here for many years,” said Chris Hart, President Hotel Operations, Asia Pacific at Four Seasons. “We are confident that Four Seasons Hotel Seoul will change the face of luxury hospitality in Korea.”

The project is being developed in partnership with Mirae Asset Global Investments, a market leader in real estate investment in Korea.

“As the first top-tier luxury branded hotel in Korea, the superior product and services of Four Seasons will elevate the hospitality market in Korea and attract a new segment of global luxury travellers,” says Mr. Sang-Kee Jeong, Vice Chairman of Mirae Asset Global Investments. “We anticipate that the introduction of Four Seasons will be a catalyst for the Korean luxury market.”