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05/ 6/16 9:00 AM EDT

Hooters Bolsters Presence in Asia with First Location in Hong Kong

Destination Resorts Co., Ltd. brings a new locations, Hooters of Hong Kong

Hooters Bolsters Presence in Asia with First Location in Hong Kong

ATLANTA, GA – May 6, 2016 — Hooters today announces plans for a new location with franchisee Destination Resorts Co., Ltd., with the first Hooters in Hong Kong opening in mid-late summer 2016.

Hooters of Hong Kong will open on Wyndham Street in Hong Kong’s trendy Soho area, a multicultural wine, dine and posh nightlife area. Conveniently housed nearby the financial district and the popular night entertainment area of Lan Kwai Fong, Hooters of Hong Kong will serve residents and tourists alike. This location will feature 140 seats to enjoy to live coverage of all the major sporting games and events on 20 high definition televisions, a live DJ and best of all, iconic Hooters Girl hospitality.

“With bustling Hooters locations throughout Asia, we’re proud to bring the first Hooters to Hong Kong, all in order to better serve our valuable customers,” said Gary Murray, CEO, Destination Resorts Co. Ltd. “We’re committed to delivering world-famous chicken wings and iconic Hooters Girl hospitality to Hong Kong residents and guests.”

The new location is part of a 30-location Southeast Asia development agreement between Hooters and Bangkok-based international franchisee, Destination Resorts Co., Ltd. Along with recent locations previously opened in Asia, these locations will bolster Hooters presence in Asia to 22 total locations.

“Breaking ground in a new city like Hong Kong exhibits Hooters pledge to expand internationally, as well as throughout new areas in Asia,” said Mark Whittle, senior vice president of global development, Hooters of America, LLC. “Our international expansion would not be possible without the dedicated efforts of partners like Destination Resorts Co. Ltd. who understand and bring the Hooters restaurant concept to a variety of new markets.”

Hooters is continually opening restaurants and is actively seeking qualified franchise partners to open new locations in select markets across the U.S. and around the globe. For more information about becoming a Hooters franchisee, visit

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About Destination Resorts Co., Ltd.

Headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand, Destination Resorts Co., Ltd., has a passion for creating innovative resort destinations that excite our guests. CEO Gary Murray remains on the forefront of setting new standards and trends in hospitality, while remaining committed to operating in ways that are both environmentally and socially responsible. Destination Resorts Co. created some of Thailand’s most exciting destinations, including Hooters Phuket, Novotel Surin Phuket – Surin Beach, DusitD2 Phuket Resort, Sri Racha International Golf at Sri Racha Hills, Hard Rock Café Phuket at Patong Beach, Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort & Spa, Novotel Hua Hin Cha Am Beach Resort & Spa, Swissotel Resort Phuket and Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok Sukhumvit 15. For more information about Destination Resorts Co., visit

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