The Golden Tulip Hospitality Group has signed a
management agreement with The Mangosteen Resort & Spa in Phuket.
The boutique resort located in Rawai, Phuket will be renamed the
‘Golden Tulip Mangosteen Resort and Spa’ as of 1 February 2010.
“As a significant tourist destination for
Thailand, Phuket is rapidly becoming the preferred leisure
destination for overseas travelers, especially from Europe and the
Middle East. We are, therefore, delighted that our first footprint
in the Thai hospitality market is in Phuket. We hope to
reposition The Mangosteen as a unique Ayurveeda destination,
offering very special Ayurveeda treatments to our guests for
ultimate relaxation,” said Mark van Ogtrop, Managing Director
of Golden Tulip South East Asia.
The Mangosteen Resort & Spa is
named after the delicious seasonal fruit which is abundant in Thailand. The resort’s villa-style
accommodation, built on a private hillside, overlooks Chalong Bay. The resort has been in operation for 5
years, and its facilities include an extra large pool, a Spa, The Mangosteen Restaurant with its underground Wine
Cellar, a high-tech equipped meeting room for 60 people and a
panoramic Lounge Bar.
its upcoming commitments in Bangkok and Pattaya, Golden Tulip
is also finalising plans to operate a second resort in Phuket.
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