Jakarta, 11 March 2020 - FOX Hotels, part of TAUZIA Hotels network, continues to expand its footprint with the upcoming opening of two properties in East Indonesia; FOX Lite Royal Bay Makassar and FOX Lite Jayapura. The opening will mark the debut of TAUZIA Hotels in Papua. Featuring adaptable, sociable and sensible design, the mid-scale hotel brand offers relaxed yet intuitive service to its guests.

Inspired by the persona of ‘Gypsy the Fox’, a fictional adventurer character who travels the world to revive hotels by creating unique and dynamic stay experiences, the FOX Hotels brand brings forth vibrant and eclectic designed properties that caters to a new generation of business and leisure travellers.

FOX Lite Royal Bay Makassar is conveniently located on Jl. Sultan Hasanuddin, close to notable local attractions such as the famous Losari Beach - which is only 10 minutes walk from the hotel, Fort Rotterdam, and shopping centres. The hotel features 186 modernly designed rooms and suites, a swimming pool, a restaurant,as well as a ballroom and five meeting rooms which are ideally suited for social events and business meetings.

Set to open by the end of 2020, FOX Lite Jayapura will be the first FOX Hotels property in Papua. It enjoys a prime location with proximity to various local attractions including Mall Jayapura, Mandala Stadium, and Base G Beach. The 113-room hotel will offer facilities such as a restaurant, swimming pool, and meeting rooms.

“We are thrilled to open FOX Lite Royal Bay Makassar and FOX Lite Jayapura, further strengthening FOX Hotels’ network in East Indonesia,” said Patrick Vaysse, Chief Operating Officer of TAUZIA Hotels. “Each hotel will serve as a fresh alternative for accommodation choices in their respective city, offering unique contemporary design combined with friendly stay experiences where guests can enjoy ‘A Moment in Life’.”

In addition to FOX Lite Royal Bay Makassar and FOX Lite Jayapura, TAUZIA Hotels announced the forthcoming opening of FOX Lite Cikarang and FOX HARRIS Pangkalpinang Bangka. Both properties are also set to open in 2020. Situated in the east of Jakarta and only 5 minutes drive from Lippo Cikarang Mall, FOX Lite Cikarang is an ideal place to stay for both business and leisure travellers in the rapidly expanding market of Cikarang, also known as the future industrial district. The 100-room hotel enjoys close proximity to the Waterbom Lippo Cikarang, Citywalk Lippo and Central Lippo Market.

Scheduled to open in April 2020, FOX HARRIS Pangkalpinang Bangka will offer easy access to the city’s notable landmarks such as the Pasir Padi Beach, Museum Timah, and the Bangka Botanical Garden. Guests staying at the 133-room hotel will enjoy comprehensive facilities including a restaurant, kids club, and an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel is also uniquely equipped with a grand ballroom that can cater up to 680 people, a wedding chapel and six meeting rooms.

As part of the hotel openings activities, the Cut & Paste: Collage Competition was held in search for vibrant collage artworks to adorn the hotels. The collage artworks of all winners and nominees will then be displayed in rooms and other public areas as part of FOX Hotels’ signature design element. The Cut & Paste: Collage Competition is open from 1 March and participants are welcomed to submit their

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About TAUZIA Hotels:
Established in 2001, TAUZIA Hotels is a portfolio of 127 hotels in operation and development under the brands of Préférence – a label for a collection of charming and discreet boutique hotels, Vertu – upscale hotels bearing the concept ‘Joy of Life’, HARRIS – upper midscale hotels promoting healthy lifestyle where guests can ‘Stay Bright’, FOX - midscale hotels with contemporary and adaptable design, YELLO – midscale hotels for aspiring travellers who appreciate creative design and technology, and POP! – economy hotels for smart and eco-friendly travelers. TAUZIA aspires to build a blend of culture in its management style and product development while promoting diversity in the hospitality industry. TAUZIA was recently recognized with Indonesia Most Innovative Business Award 2018 by Warta Ekonomi. Visit or @tauziahotels for more information.

TAUZIA is a member of The Ascott Limited (Ascott), a Singapore company that has grown to become one of the leading international lodging owner-operators. Spanning more than 170 cities across over 30 countries, Ascott’s other brands include Ascott, Citadines, Citadines Connect, Somerset, Quest, The Crest Collection and lyf. Ascott is a wholly owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited (CapitaLand), one of Asia’s largest real estate companies headquartered and listed in Singapore. Ascott boasts over 30 years of industry track record and award-winning brands that enjoy recognition worldwide. For more information on CapitaLand and Ascott, please visit and