September 28, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Amersfoort (NL) / Lausanne (CH), 28 September 2007 – Golden Tulip Epe celebrated yesterday its 25th anniversary with loyal guests, business partners, Ambassador Club members, suppliers and local authorities. The hotel has been, for years, the largest hotel in the region of Epe and one of the biggest employers in the area, with 85 employees.

In celebration of this anniversary Golden Tulip Epe presented a cheque donation to the foundation “Stichting Natuur voorlichtingen Veluwe” of €1500 to contribute to increasing awareness of the Veluwe region focussing on the environment.

Built in 1982, the hotel is the largest 4 star hotel in the region and it consists of 123 rooms, 13 deluxe rooms, 2 suites and 18 meeting rooms. The hotel offers an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam bath, relaxation area, solarium, massage service, tennis court and bowling alleys. The hotel is completely smoke-free and a WIFI service is available free of charge in all parts of the hotel.

Mr. Hans Kennedie, President & C.E.O. of Golden Tulip Hospitality Group, states: “It is with warm feelings that we celebrate the anniversary of Golden Tulip Epe, which for years, has been serving the community of Epe and guests dedication”.

Mr. André Aaij, Hotel Manager of Golden Tulip Epe added: “For 25 years our hotel has been well known for its fantastic natural surroundings, the perfect location for leisure and business stays, and the great facilities. But most important is the unique personal touch that our team of fine staff members gives to any guest that stays with us: a very warm home-away-from-home feeling!”

About Golden Tulip Epe
Between Apeldoorn and Zwolle, in the middle of the Veluwe, you will find Golden Tulip Epe. The hotel is easily accessible from the highways A50 and A28. The pleasant hotel rooms, multipurpose meeting rooms, restaurant "de Renderklippen", the cosy bar with 4 bowling alleys, the heated indoor swimming pool, darts and billiard, the tennis court and of course our bicycle rental will make every stay successful! Since 1 June 2007 the hotel is completely smoke-free.

About the Golden Tulip Hospitality Group

Golden Tulip Hospitality Group (, with its head offices in Amersfoort, The Netherlands and Lausanne, Switzerland, is a worldwide hospitality company with more than 909 hotels, 81.000 rooms in more than 50 countries. The Golden Tulip Hospitality Group franchises and manages hotels in Europe, the Middle East & Africa, the Asian Pacific Region and the Americas. In 2006, Hotels Magazine has ranked this company the 18th largest hotel chain.

As a multi-brand hospitality firm, the Golden Tulip Hospitality Group offers services in the two, three, four and five star categories. On the two-star side Golden Tulip has an alliance with the French B&B hotel chain. The three-star concept is the Tulip Inn for the limited-service first-class category, the four-star category falls under the Golden Tulip brand for the Superior First-Class business and Resort hotels and the recently introduced five-star concept Royal Tulip. In addition Golden Tulip offers its services through its commercial alliance with TOP International, a German based hotel consortium.

In the fall of 2006, Golden Tulip introduced BRANCHE, Restaurant, Bar and Lounge. This is a free standing restaurant chain, which will have establishments in most Golden Tulip Hotels and Tulip Inns operated by Golden Tulip. (For more information please visit

For more information, please contact:

Golden Tulip Hospitality Group
Ms. Rocio Manzanares –
Corporate Communication Manager
Tel: +31 33 2544 828
Fax: +31 33 2544 816