The TAS Alliance confirms Ascott is the latest international partner

The TAS Alliance, powered by The Apartment Service, is delighted to confirm that Ascott is the latest serviced residence company to join the growing global membership of The TAS Alliance - now in its third year.

London | Singapore June 2016

Ascott is the world's largest international serviced residence owner-operator with over 28,000 operating serviced residence units in key cities of the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. The company also has over 17,000 units which are under development, making a total of more than 45,000 units in over 290 properties. Its portfolio spans more than 100 cities across 27 countries.

“Our partnership with Ascott has increased the number of apartments in the TAS Alliance network by 45,000 apartments in key cities. This enhances our already excellent coverage, especially in extremely important markets where demand is growing.”

said Shabina Awan, Director of Partnerships and Alliances for The Apartment Service.

She added:

“Being a partner of The TAS Alliance allows Ascott to reach out to a wider audience through our network.”.

Addison Goh, Ascott’s Vice President, Brand and Marketing said:

“Ascott has built up our global scale and strong cross selling and marketing network worldwide over 30 years. TAS Alliance offers another channel for us to cater to more potential guests. As a leader in the serviced residence industry, Ascott provides TAS Alliance’s customers with the comfort of having an established and internationally-recognised operator to take care of their accommodation needs.”

Mr Goh added:

“This year, Ascott will be opening more than 4,000 units in almost 20 cities. We will continue to expand our footprint around the world to achieve 80,000 units by 2020 so that more travellers will be able to experience Ascott’s award-winning hospitality.”

Jo Layton, Managing Director - Group Commercial Sales for The Apartment Service added:

“The TAS Alliance members and partners and the TAS Alliance team at The Apartment Service are excited to welcome Ascott to our family. We believe that this alliance will only strengthen our already longstanding relationship with this key global operator and enhance the accommodation solutions for our clients and our guests. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with the Ascott team.”

   

For press enquiries please contact:

Bard Vos
Marketing Manager
marketing@thetasalliance.com

Jo Layton
MD Group Commercial Sales
Jo.Layton@thetasalliance.com

About The TAS Alliance

The approach of serviced apartment unification allows The TAS alliance to join together independent serviced apartment providers under one branded marketing and sales combination in a global network. This will deliver value and distribution awareness to suppliers as well as the guarantee of quality assured, comprehensive, easy to access solutions for buyers internationally.

The TAS Alliance acts as a stop source of bookings, extranet facilities, traveler tracking, issue resolution processes, multi-currency billing options, and much more. With access to over 55,000 apartments globally in 160 countries, partners are considered a US operator and a global serviced apartment agent. In the past 30 years, there have been over 55,000 units in every key city accessible through the TAS Alliance. The TAS Alliance offers full solution exposure for buyers looking to enhance and expand their serviced apartment programs.

For more information visit: www.thetasalliance.com.

About The Ascott Limited

The Ascott Limited is a Singapore company that has grown to be the world's largest international serviced residence owner-operator. It has over 28,000 operating serviced residence units in key cities of the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, as well as over 17,000 units which are under development, making a total of more than 45,000 units in over 290 properties.

The company operates three award-winning brands – Ascott, Citadines and Somerset. Its portfolio spans more than 100 cities across 27 countries. Ascott, a wholly owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited, pioneered Asia Pacific's first international-class serviced residence with the opening of The Ascott Singapore in 1984.

In 2006, it established the world's first Pan-Asian serviced residence real estate investment trust, Ascott Residence Trust. Today, the company boasts over 30 years of industry track record and award-winning serviced residence brands that enjoy recognition worldwide.

For more information, visit www.the-ascott.com, and connect with us on social media at www.the-ascott.com/connect