Pan Pacific to manage in Chiang Mai

Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts is to manage a new hotel property in Chiang Mai.This newly named property, Pan Pacific Chiang Mai, will be the second property that the Pan Pacific hotel group manages in Thailand.Ê

Previously developed as a condominium under the V Group Property Co. Ltd, the condominium development is undergoing a conversion to a 300-room deluxe hotel and will open in October 2006.

“Pan Pacific enjoys strong brand recognition in Thailand and this, in line with our renewed focus on our portfolio development, has led to this successful signing in Chiang Mai” said Mr. Arthur Ikeda, President of Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts. “We are confident that the new Pan Pacific Chiang Mai will be a great asset to our brand and the beginning of a very successful partnership with V Group Property Co. Ltd.”

Just 10 minutes away from the Chiang Mai International Airport, the hotel’s prime location will benefit both business and leisure travellers. This high rise hotel will feature the group’s signature Pacific Floors located on the top three floors of the hotel. These will be served by a dedicated Pacific Lounge providing daily complimentary breakfast, evening cocktails and refreshments. The 300 spacious deluxe guest rooms, all over 44 square meters, will be equipped with a state-of-the-art in-room entertainment system, broadband internet connectivity as well as luxurious bathrooms complete with Jacuzzi baths. Non-smoking floors and a long-stay Residence Floor are additional features which are already popular in other Pan Pacific properties.

“We are delighted to partner with such a high profile upscale brand as Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts on this exciting new hotel in Chiang Mai” said Mr. Wachara Tantranont, Chairman of V Group Property, “The successful Pan Pacific Bangkok is testimony of the effectiveness of the Pan Pacific philosophy and values of personalised and genuine care. We are confident in this partnership and we are sure that Pan Pacific will exceed expectations and take us to greater heights.”