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.
Dusit Fudu Hotels & Resorts has signed an agreement with Hainan Jinxiu Industrial Company to manage a new luxury Dusit Devarana Resort in Haikou City, Hainan Province. Complementing the group’s original Dusit Thani brand, Dusit Devarana is a niche offering that leverages Dusit International’s Thai heritage and history of service excellence to offer an intimate, high-end sanctuary experience for discerning travellers.
Dusit Thani Dongtai, Jiangsu Hotel has announced its official opening, making it the first internationally branded deluxe hotel in the city and the very first Dusit Thani to launch in China. Featuring 160 well-appointed guestrooms and suites, the Dusit Thani Dongtai, Jiangsu is situated in the city’s newest economic development zone, with easy access to the central business district.
Asian hospitality group Dusit International has welcomed a new group chief executive officer, the third in the company’s storied 67-year history and the first to be named from outside of the founding family. Suphajee Suthumpun, previously the chief of Thaicom, succeeds Chanin Donavanik, who will take up the roles of vice chairman and chairman of the executive committee.