1968: “The Leofoo Tourism Group” was established. Through diversified management over the past half-century, it has been experiencing steady growth, striving to remain new and ever evolving, while offering consumers a travel brand that delivers products with superb quality and exceptional safety.
1979: The Leofoo Safari Park was opened. With 73 hectares, it is the country’s only free roaming type wildlife safari park. The size of the park is far greater than any other zoo in the country.
1990: In order to give back to the society and also support the government’s policy of upgrading the private travel and leisure environment, it began planning The Leofoo Village Theme Park. In 1991, Leofoo Development commissioned Battaglia Associate, Inc, a design firm from the United States, to design six different cultural areas based on different parts of the world as the overarching theme, which included U.S. Wild West, South Pacific Ocean, Arabian Palace, Joyous Chinatown, European Fairytale Town and the Wildlife Safari Kingdom. The park boasts approximately 100 hectares. The various themed areas were gradually available starting June of 1994.
1999: Leofoo Group joined the Starwood Group system, opening with the Westin brand. With hardware and software surpassing five-star hotel level, it significantly upgraded Taiwan’s hotel quality. In the same year, it launched the Westin Heavenly Bed ®, which is equipped with multi-layered down blanket, 250 thread-count bed sheets, 5 luxurious pillows and Westin Hotel Group’s exclusive double-layered mattress. The hotel became Taiwan’s first hotel that houses “Westin Heavenly Bed®.”
2006: Grand Opening of Leofoo Resort Kenting
2009: Construction commenced for Leofoo Residences Nanjing
2010: Grand Opening of Leofoo Resort Guanshi
2012: Leofoo Residences Nanjing commenced Official Operations
2015: Grand Opening of Courtyard Taipei
2015: Fubon Hospitality Management Co. and Leofoo Tourism Group set up a joint venture to tap the nation’s hospitality industry.
#2001-2002 Best Business Hotel in the Asia- Pacific Region
# 2004 The Best Luxury Hotel in Taiwan
# 2008 Taiwan’s Best Environmentally Friend Hotel
# 2013 The Best Hotel Chain (Travel Weekly’s Readers Choice Awards)
# 2013 Japan HIS The Hotel Award