Dusit, one of Thailandís leading hotel and
property development companies, has signed a hotel management
agreement with Rich Mandalay Group to operate Asai Yankin, one of the first properties to be signed
under Asai Hotels, Dusitís new lifestyle brand.
Located in Yankin Township in the northern central part of Yangon,
approximately 25 minutes by car from Yangon International Airport,
Asai Yankin will
comprise 111 rooms, measuring between 15 and 22 sqm.
A large mixed-use
space will include a work space,
leisure area, and a restaurant concept curated by local chefs.
The hotel will also offer a gym and two retail
floors highlighting local brands and products.
Asaiís official slogan, Live Local, the hotel will put guests
within easy reach of nearby attractions such as Yankin Market,
Fushan temple, and the lively restaurant scene of New University
Road. Myanmar Plaza, Yangon's first international retail shopping
center, is located right next to the hotel, and renowned
attractions such as Shwedagon Pagoda, Kandawgyi Lake, and Yangon
Zoological Gardens are only 20 minutes away by car.
Mr Thura Oo, Director, Rich
Mandalay Group, said, ďCombining international quality
with a local flavour, from the food and drink, to the design and
service, Asai Yankin will give travellers a taste of the real
Myanmar, and weíre delighted to work with a company as renowned
and respected as Dusit, and also be the first property in the
country to carry this exciting brand which reflects our own
Alongside Asai Yankin, four more Asai
properties are already confirmed in the pipeline. This includes
three Asai Hotels in Cebu, Philippines (in Lapu-Lapu, Oslob, and
the city centre); and a flagship Asai hotel in Bangkok, Thailand,
in the cityís Sathorn district.
ďInspired by community, and driven by sustainability,
designed to link millennial-minded travellers with authentic local
experiences while having a positive impact, environmentally and
socially,Ē said Mr Siradej Donavanik, Managing Director of Asai
Holdings Co., Ltd., Dusit International. ďAsai Yankin will be a
fine showcase of these values, and we are delighted to partner
with Rich Mandalay Group of Co.,Ltd to introduce the brand in this
management team hopes to secure 10 more properties in the pipeline
by the end of the year across Southeast Asia and Japan. This
includes owned and joint venture properties as well as properties
under hotel management agreements.
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