InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a management agreement with Proud Resort Phuket
Co., Ltd to develop an InterContinental resort in Phuket.
Scheduled to open in 2019, the InterContinental Phuket Resort will be
part of a
luxury community project, MontAzure, on
Phuket’s west coast. The property will be
located on Kamala Beach, between Millionaire’s Mile and the Amanpuri headland.
The InterContinental Phuket Resort will comprise
of a mix of villas and hotel rooms, with unobstructed views of the Andaman Sea.
The resort will have direct beach access, a
swimming pool, spa, fitness centre, Kid’s Club and a Club
The InterContinental Phuket Resort will
be a key component in the overall MontAzure development. The
entire 454 rai site includes 75 condominiums, 13 private hillside estate villas, beach
clubs for public and private use, a lifestyle retail component, a
medical and wellness centre and a 200 rai protected nature
Alan Watts, Chief
Operating Officer AMEA, IHG said, “Phuket has always been an
important destination in South East Asia for IHG, with the
island’s tourist arrivals recording double-digit year-on-year
growth since 2011. We are glad to be able to work with our
long-term partner Proud Phuket Resorts Co, on what will be a key
resort property for us in a prime destination in Thailand.”
The resort will be the sixth IHG
property in the Greater Phuket area, and the 19th IHG property in Thailand.
Khun Pasu Liptapanlop, Executive Director of
Proud Real Estate Co., Ltd., said, “Located on Kamala beach, InterContinental Phuket Resort will be
one of the most exclusive luxury resorts in Phuket. It features a two-kilometre long stretch of beautiful beach surrounded by
forested hills and is one of the most pristine and exclusive
places in Phuket. The resort itself will be within the exclusive
development of MontAzure and will include a sophisticated beach
club, luxurious private residences and lifestyle mall surrounded
by a protected forest reserve.”
Across South East Asia, there
are currently 14 InterContinental properties open, with an
additional eight InterContinental properties due to open within
the next three to five years.
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