April 22, 2019


TOKYO – Red Planet Japan, Inc. announced that it has started accepting reservations for its newest hotel, Red Planet Sapporo Susukino Central. The hotel shall open its doors on 19 September 2019, in time for the Rugby World Cup 2019 scheduled from 20 September to 2 November 2019. The new hotel will be Red Planet’s second in Sapporo, and the fifth in Japan.

Red Planet Sapporo Susukino Central is a 212-room hotel conveniently located in the centre of the Susukino downtown area, offering easy access to local transportation and landmarks. Guests are steps away from a subway station and ten minutes from Odori Park which is home to the Sapporo TV tower and the annual snow festival.

The latest hotel highlights the Red Planet brand’s modern design, high-speed wireless internet, comfortable custom-made beds, high thread count bed linen, and invigorating power showers.

“Red Planet Sapporo Susukino Central furthers the brand’s growing portfolio in Japan,” said Red Planet’s Chief Executive Officer, Tim Hansing. “With the addition of this hotel, we are establishing a leading position in Hokkaido and strengthen our reputation as a provider of high-quality, modern, and well-appointed hotels in city centres.”

Red Planet operates hotels in Tokyo, Sapporo, Nagoya, and Okinawa. The group will open another hotel in Hiroshima’s Nagarekawa district in mid-2020. Red Planet Japan, Inc. is also developing two flagship properties in Manila, due to commence operations in 2019 and 2020 respectively, and has recently acquired its parent company’s Thailand-based hotel operations, comprising five operating hotels and one hotel under development.

30 hotels across Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines operate under the Red Planet brand.

For more information or high-resolution photography, please contact:

Aline Massart
Vice President Marketing
Red Planet Hotels
Tel: +66 2 613 5818
Mobile: +66 80 453 2570
E-mail: aline@redplanethotels.com

About Red Planet Japan, Inc.

Red Planet Japan, Inc. is the JASDAQ-listed Japanese operation of Red Planet Hotels Limited. The company commenced operations in Japan in August 2013 with the opening of Red Planet Okinawa Naha, followed by the opening of Red Planet Tokyo Asakusa in 2015. Red Planet Nagoya Nishiki subsequently opened in October 2017. In June 2018, Red Planet opened Red Planet Sapporo Susukino South, its first property in Sapporo. Red Planet Sapporo Susukino Central and Red Planet Hiroshima are currently under development and are expected to open by 2019 and 2020, respectively. The company’s newly established joint venture intends to acquire another 5 development sites by mid-2019. Red Planet Japan has also acquired its parent company’s Thailand-based operations and development sites in Bangkok, Thailand and Manila, Philippines, with three hotels sequenced to open by 2020. The Company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol 3350.

About Red Planet Hotels

Red Planet Hotels, founded in 2010, is a privately-owned regional hotel group focused on Asia’s expanding budget hotel sector. The company owns and operates 30 hotels in Indonesia (7), Japan (5), the Philippines (13), and Thailand (5) for a total of 4,779 rooms. 14 additional hotels, comprising 2,669 rooms, will open across Japan, Thailand, and the Philippines in 2019 and 2020. These hotels will open using Red Planet’s robust and scalable technology platform, providing both advanced reservation software, ensuring a fast and efficient booking process, and local attraction guides for guests. Red Planet comprises a stylish budget hotel offering, with all its properties centrally located and equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi. Red Planet’s companies based in Jakarta (Red Planet Indonesia - PSKT:IJ) and Tokyo (Red Planet Japan - 3350:JP) are listed on the Indonesian and Japanese stock exchanges, respectively. For more information, please visit: www.redplanethotels.com