Global hospitality company Dusit International has signed a management to bring the chic and modern dusitD2 brand to Indonesia for the first time. Slated for completion in 2018 in Kuta, a surfer’s paradise and bustling entertainment district on the famed island of Bali, two new properties will open carrying the dusitD2 name: dusitD2 Sunset Road and dusitD2 Kuta Beach, Bali.
Dusit International has signed a management agreement with Myanmar V-Pile Group to operate the Dusit Thani Yangon. Located just 15 minutes by car from Yangon International Airport, and approximately 20 minutes’ drive from the city’s main tourist attraction, the Shwedagon Pagoda, the new property sits at the heart of land earmarked by the Myanmar government to become the former capital’s new Central Business District.
Fast-growing global hospitality company Dusit International has signed a management agreement with Abduljawad Holding, an investment company headquartered in Saudi Arabia, to operate the Dusit Thani Residences Maslak Istanbul, Turkey. The property will open as part of Maslak 1453 – a commercial, business and residential hub set over two million square metres on the European side of the city.
Thailand-based hospitality company Dusit International has continued its global expansion by debuting its dusitD2 and DusitPrincess brands in the UAE and China, respectively. The openings are part of Dusit International’s strategy to expand its portfolio of international hotels and deliver gracious, Thai-inspired hospitality to the world.
Dusit International has signed a management agreement with Phuket-based property developer Layana Development to operate the dusitD2 Phuket Aria hotel in Surin Beach. Located on the west coast of Phuket between Bang Tao and Kamala Beaches, and just 30 minutes by car from Phuket International Airport, Surin Beach is dubbed ‘Millionaire’s Row’ due to its cluster of high-end resorts and residences.
Dusit International has appointed Ahmet Antepli as general manager of the upcoming Dusit Hotel & Suites Doha. An accomplished hotelier, Antepli has over 18 years of experience working in various hospitality positions for well-known hotel chains across the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
Dusit Hotels & Resorts recently signed a management agreement with ACES Property Development to operate DusitPrincess ACES Dubai, a new hotel apartment project within Jumeirah Village Circle, Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. This will be Dusit Hotels and Resorts’ sixth property in the Middle East.
Dusit International has opened a new mountain resort, dusitD2 Khao Yai. Located on the fringe of Thailand’s famed Khao Yai National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site just a two-hour drive from central Bangkok, dusitD2 Khao Yai provides the perfect springboard to a host of adventures such as hiking, rock climbing, canoeing, biking, and feeding alpacas.
Dusit Hotels & Resorts has welcomed the launch of the Dusit Thani Fudu Qingfeng Garden Hotel Changzhou, previously known as the Fudu Qingfeng Garden Hotel, after a renovation to bring the hotel in line with the Dusit Thani brand. Comprising two towers, the premier hotel offers 349 guestrooms and suites in the west of the city, approximately 15 minutes by car from the Changzhou Railway and Airport.
Dusit Hotels has signed a technical design agreement with ACES Property Development to bring a new hotel apartment project under the DusitPrincess brand to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The agreement was formalised at a signing ceremony recently held at the Dusit Thani Bangkok, presided over by executives from both companies, including Dusit’s Group chief executive Suphajee Suthumpun and founding director of ACES, Kashif Shahzad.
Dusit Fudu Hotels & Resorts has reached an agreement with Zheng Heng Group to manage the new deluxe Dusit Thani Resort in Fuzhou, Fujian Province. The property will become the first internationally branded hot springs and wellness resort in the area. The agreement was signed by senior executives from both parties at a ceremony held at the flagship Dusit Thani Bangkok.
Rustom Vickers, vice president of development, Dusit International here talks to Breaking Travel News about the expansion of the company, with a particular view on the development of the Chinese market.