25 JUNE 1977BACKGROUNDA Public Limited Company under the name of “HOTELS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED” was formed and registered on 25th June 1977 with the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies under the Companies Act, 1913 subsequent 1994 under the Ministry of Civil Aviation & Tourism.
17 OCTOBER 1977YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENTFounded on 17-OCTOBER-1977 The foundation stone of this Hotel was laid on 17-10-1977. Accordingly, the Company is fulfilling all its obligations. But since there is a lack of technical expertise for operating such a big and high standard hotel, an international chain of hotels, previously known as “ TOKYU HOTELS INTERNATIONAL” operating under the business name of “PAN PACIFIC HOTELS & RESORTS” (PPHR) has been engaged to operate and manage Sonargaon Hotel as the Managing Agent of Hotels International Limited. Sonargaon Hotel was built on about 8 acres of land in the heart of the city’s most prestigious place, Karwan Bazar.
AUGUST 1981COMMENCEMENT OF OPERATION OF THE HOTELThe Hotel was commissioned in August 1981. Under an agreement signed in 1981 between Hotels International Limited (HIL) and Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts (PPHR), PPHR have been running operation and management of Sonargaon Hotel.