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Tue, 30 April 2019

Marriott Signs First Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand

Marriott has signed an agreement with One Bangkok Co., Ltd., a joint venture between TCC Assets and Frasers Property, to open its first Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bangkok.

 The hotel will occupy a planned 50-storey tower in the One Bangkok lifestyle development, now being built on Wireless Road adjacent to Lumpini Park.

 The Ritz-Carlton Bangkok, scheduled to open in 2023, will take up the first 25 floors of the building.

From left to right: Ms. Su Lin Soon, CEO - Development, One Bangkok, Mr. Panote Sirivadhanabhakdi, Group CEO of Frasers Property Limited, Mr. Craig S. Smith, President and Managing Director, Marriott International, Asia Pacific and Mr. Rajeev Menon, Chief Operating Officer, Marriott International, Asia-Pacific excluding China Click to enlarge.

“We are thrilled to announce plans for our first Ritz-Carlton hotel in the dynamic capital of Thailand, a country where we currently operate two Ritz-Carlton resorts,” said Craig S. Smith, President and Managing Director of Asia Pacific, Marriott International, Inc. “Having a Ritz-Carlton in Bangkok – especially in the exciting One Bangkok district – will be an extraordinary addition to our luxury portfolio for our Marriott Bonvoy loyalty members, tourists, business travelers and local residents who seek the brand’s luxury accommodation, world-class service and culinary expertise.”

Plans for The Ritz-Carlton, Bangkok feature 259 guestrooms, including 32 suites and one Ritz-Carlton Suite, on 25 levels of the tower.

 The hotel will also feature one of the largest ballrooms in Thailand, four restaurants and bars, as well as extenstive spa and fitness facilities.

“We are thrilled to collaborate with The Ritz-Carlton and Marriott International to bring the best in luxury hospitality to Bangkok,” said Soon Su Lin, CEO, Development of One Bangkok. “We look forward to showcasing this iconic luxury brand within One Bangkok, which will give guests everything the modern lifestyle demands in one place. The Ritz-Carlton’s signature service will also set the benchmark for the operational excellence and level of service we aim to provide at One Bangkok for all our residences, commercial workspaces, and lifestyle shops and restaurants.”

Marriott now has 132 luxury properties in the Asia Pacific region, including 26 Ritz-Carlton hotels, with nearly 90 luxury hotels, including this one, in the signed pipeline.

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