Tag Archive | "Hotels"

Koh Samui

Samui hotels cash in on tourism boom

While the political turmoil has damaged the Bangkok hotel market, Koh Samui hotels have suffered only minimal impact and continue to enjoy strong occupancy rates, according to the latest research by JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group. Bangkok Post “Koh Samui’s hotel market has remained relatively robust compared with Bangkok where demonstrations concentrate. The average hotel […]

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Asoke-Ratchada a hub for budget hotels

Asoke-Ratchadaphisek appears to be the new area of focus for commercial and residential property, and it is also emerging as a centre of tourism-related activities in Bangkok, especially geared for budget travellers, according to property consultancy Knight Frank Chartered (Thailand). The Nation Risinee Sarikaputra, director and head of research and consultancy at the firm, said […]

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Overseas properties to make up for Central hotels’ losses at home

CENTRAL PLAZA HOTEL, the country’s leading local hotel chain, is confident of achieving its 12-per-cent sales growth target of Bt19 billion this year, despite the current political crisis, thanks to the performance of the chain’s hotels abroad – especially in the Maldives. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Boom in budget hotels

The changing regional and domestic tourism landscape is creating a lot of business opportunities. More budget hotels are opening, with investors out to cash in on the rising number of middle-class and solo travellers, thanks to the tourism boom and economic prosperity. The Nation Most operators agree that this hotel segment has good prospects. Thailand […]

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Simon Cooper (third left), the president and managing director for Asia-Pacific at Marriott International, shakes hands with Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi (centre)

Marriott will manage seven TCC hotels

Marriott International, the US hospitality chain, has clinched a deal with the TCC Hotel Group to manage the latter’s seven properties across Thailand. Bangkok Post The landmark agreement will add 3,000 rooms to Marriott’s existing 12 hotels and 3,110 rooms in Thailand and make TCC the largest owner of Marriott hotels in the Asia-Pacific region. […]

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Hotels in Hat Yai fully booked during New Year festival

Hotels in Hat Yai, the business center of this southern province, have been fully booked during the New Year festival, according to the president of the Tourism Business Federation of Songkhla president, Somchart Pimthanapoonporn. Full News here – News update

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Centara launches new brand, COSI Hotels, and aims for the smart traveler with friendly prices and readiness for AEC in 2015

Centara Hotels & Resorts has today launched a new hotel brand, COSI Hotels, designed for cost-conscious travelers who mostly do all their own bookings online and who are searching for pocket-friendly accommodation prices. Full News here – News update

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Thirayuth Chirathivat (left) and Suparat Uahwatanasakul of Centara Hotels & Resorts

Centara to launch 30 economy hotels

Centara Hotels & Resorts, the country’s leading hotel and resort chain, plans to launch an economy hotel segment to cash in on fast-growing demand from travellers. Bangkok Post The segment will come under the Cosi Hotels brand and become the group’s sixth brand. The expansion allows the group to have a variety of hotel formats […]

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Centara Hotels to launch new budget brand

Centara Hotels & Resorts, the country’s leading locally based hotel and resort chain, will launch a new economy brand to cash in on fast-growing demand by travellers, especially after the opening of the Asean Economy Community in 2015. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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W Hotels launches Asian expansion in Bangkok

W Hotels Worldwide, the luxury hotel brand under Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, is looking to expand its hotel operation in Asia in the next three years. Bangkok Post “Asia is very attractive for us, as the region’s economy is booming. Many people are heading here, and there are many vibrant, incredible and beautiful cities, […]

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Centara opens new Cense by Spa Cenvaree value brand at 3 hotels

Centara Hotels & Resorts is rebranding three existing spas under its new Cense by Spa Cenvaree brand, which is now being rolled out at selected properties. Rebranding of the spas at two of the properties, Centara Hotel Hat Yai and Away Suansawan Chiang Mai, which is part of the Centara Boutique Collection, has already been […]

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TripAdvisor places 11 Centara hotels as amongst best in their locality

Eleven Centara Hotels & Resorts properties have been awarded by TripAdvisor as being amongst the top-ranked hotels in their locality. Full News here – News update

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Thai hotels enjoy a better July

Thailand achieved double-digit increases in revenue  per available room, last July, while reporting healthy gains in another two key performance metrics according to the latest STR Global report. Full News here – News update

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Update – Bangkok budget hotels

7 March 12 – We are in the process of updating the Bangkok budget hotels starting with the two areas that have the bulk of these cheap hotels, Chatuchak and Khaosan. Here are the new hotels added to the list of budget hotels in these two areas. Chatuchak Chew House Kaset Guesthouse Pannapat Place Poonchok […]

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Update: Hotels in Pratunam

18 March 12 – Eight more new hotels have been added to the list of hotels in Pratunam. These hotels are grouped around the Pratunam junction and near the Ratchaprarop Airport Rail Link station. Pratunam junction Blutique Hotel Ideal Hotel Pratunam Novotel Bangkok Platinum Hotel Prince House Ratchaprarop Airport Rail Link station Boutique Hotel Cozy […]

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