Parnas Hotel

                                                                
                                                                
Parnas Hotel FRESH SERVE GS Netvision GS Park 24
                                                                
                                                                
CEO Gwon, Ik beom
Address 521, Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Tel. +82 2 555 5656
Homepage www.theparnas.com
CEO Gwon, Ik beom
Address 521, Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Tel. +82 2 555 5656
Homepage www.theparnas.com

Overview

Founded in 1985 as Han Moo Development Co., Ltd., Parnas Hotel Co., Ltd. is a leading hotel company with almost 30 years of expertise in hotel management and service know-how, which is highlighted with the opening of InterContinental Hotel Seoul in 1988. In 2009, Han Moo Development Co., Ltd. was renamed to Parnas Hotel Co., Ltd. to redefine the company’s identity as a hotel operation company with our own brand, Parnas. ‘PARNAS’ comes from the Greek word Parnassus, a holy mountain in Greek myth, representing the company’s vision and commitment to provide guests with blissful and inspiring experiences as the leading hotel in the globe.

Parnas Hotel Co., Ltd. operates Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, InterContinental Seoul COEX, Nine Tree Hotel Myeong-dong, Nine Tree Convention Gwanghwamun, Parnas Mall and Parnas Tower, making it a leading operation company for hotels, convention centers and leasing service. Amidst the rapidly changing economic environment, both domestically and abroad, Parnas Hotel Co., Ltd. has been reborn as not only the leading domestic hotel company, but also as one of the top hotel operation company in the world, by delivering on ‘Constant Growth of Values’ in the domestic market. Always practicing a customer-centric perspective, the company’s actions reflect the GS Group’s management motto ‘Better Services Than Expected’.

History

2016
  • Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas awarded with ‘The best hotel for CEO in Korea’ for two years running (held by Monthly Hyundai Management)
2015
  • Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas awarded with ‘The best hotel for CEO in Korea’ (held by Monthly Hyundai Management)
  • Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas obtained a 5-star rating, the first foreign chain hotel operating domestically (As designated by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as well as the Korea Tourism Organization)
  • Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas awarded with ‘Luxury Business Hotel’ and ‘Luxury City Hotel’ (held by World Luxury Hotel Awards)
2014
  • Opened Nine Tree Convention Gwanghwamoon
  • Reopened Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas after remodeling
  • Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas & InterContinental Seoul COEX obtained firstly the certification for food safety management system of ISO 22000
  • Opened Parnas Mall
  • Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas & InterContinental Seoul COEX achieved Gold Level in Earthcheck a Global Environmental Certification System firstly in Korea
2013
  • Remodeled front desk, banquet halls and restaurants
2012
  • Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas selected as ‘Most Favorite Hotel of CEOs in Korea’(based on the survey result performed among 100 CEOs of top 500 companies in Korea, held by Monthly Business Management)
  • Designated as the headquarter hotel for Nuclear Security Summit Seoul 2012
  • Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas awarded with ‘The Best Brand Prize for the First Half of 2012’ for Luxury Hotel Category (held by the Korea Herald)
  • InterContinental Seoul COEX awarded with 'The Best Brand Prize for the First Half of 2012' in Luxury Hotel Category (held by the Korea Times)
  • Selected as the top hotel in KS-SQI for 5 consecutive years (2008-2012), total 7 times (2005-2006 and 2008-2012)
  • Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas awarded with ‘Korea, South’s Leading Hotel 2012’ (held by World Travel Awards)
  • Launched a business hotel brand of Nine Tree Hotel and opened Nine Tree Hotel Myeong-dong
  • Silver-certified by global sustainable benchmarking system Earthcheck for 3 years running(2010 - 2012)
2011
  • Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas awarded with ‘Korea, South’s Leading Hotel 2011 (held by World Travel Awards)
  • Issued Hotel Management Support Agreement (HMSA)