First Diamond for Phuket’s Mangosteen

17th Oct 2006

The first and only hotel brand to exclusively represent genuine boutique hotels has carefully selected Thailand’s first Diamond Collection member property to add to its global collection of authentic boutique hotels and resorts. Boutique Hotels & Resorts International(R) will make the announcement at a presentation on Saturday evening to Mangosteen Resort & Spa, Phuket’s best kept secret. Boutique’s Diamond Collection Award Plaque will be presented to the artistically gifted hotel owner, Mr. Hanjo Von Keller during the evening’s special ceremonial dinner to be attended by government authorities, media, and industry executives.

The Mangosteen Resort & Spa is noted for exceptional attention to detail, uncompromised service and a new approach to boutique design.

“Becoming a member of Boutique Hotels & Resorts International will allow worldwide travelers to recognize Mangosteen Resort & Spa on a global basis and heightens the status of Phuket and Thailand along with Mangosteen. Identified as a Diamond Collection Boutique Hotel in this destination of choices, and within Boutique’s worldwide collection, validates our style, quality, and commitment from our staff, the management, and ownership.” Von Keller continued: “Industry reports state that travelers preferred boutique experiences over commercial luxury to enhance their destination visit and this is why Mangosteen Resort is raising the standards for an exceptional experience in Phuket, Thailand.”

Boutique Chief Operating Officer, John Sears remarked, “we’ve uncovered a truly extraordinary boutique hotel combination at Mangosteen: style, service, location, and an incredible passion from the staff. Mangosteen Resort reveals the true uniqueness and high commitment to quality for genuine boutique hotels around the world. Mangosteen, and Phuket make a very special reason for our frequent business meeting clientele and international guests to enjoy the Boutique flavor with this new boutique destination in Thailand.” Sears concluded, “Managosteen Resort is precisely what global travelers have come to associate from the industry’s leading and highest sought hotel collection, Boutique Hotels & Resorts International.”

Perfectly blending originality, contemporary Thai style and traditional five-star qualities with stunning views, Mangosteen surpasses the most demanding of international expectations. Mangosteen atop the hills for views of the Andaman sea with 40 generously sized guest rooms and suites, can be visited at .



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