Mövenpick picks up four properties

BANGKOK, 13 October 2016: Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, has signed an agreement with real estate developer Nusasiri Plc to manage three properties in Thailand.

Two of the properties are scheduled to open by the end of the year; Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai, Bangkok and Mövenpick Resort Khao Yai.

The third property, Mövenpick Resort Mai Khao Phuket will open the last quarter of 2017.

inside no 5The announcement raises Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ management deals for hotels and residences to seven in Thailand alone.

“We are thrilled to sign an agreement with such a distinguished developer and to increase our properties under Mövenpick management in Thailand,” said Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts senior vice president Asia, Andrew Langdon.

Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai is the first property under the Mövenpick serviced apartment brand.

This is the group’s second property in Bangkok and the debut of ots serviced apartment brand, Mövenpick Residences.

The group has two hotels already operating in Phuket, while in Khao Yai will be a first for the group and mainly focused on the domestic travel market.

Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai will have 160 residences – serviced apartments.

Mövenpick Resort Mai Khao Phuket has 220 rooms while

Mövenpick Resort Khao Yai will feature 114 rooms comprising hotel suites and two, three and four bedroom villas.

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From left to right: Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Holger Jakobs, vice president sales & marketing Asia, Bruno Huber, vice president operations, Jens Reichert, vice president development Asia, Andrew Langdon, senior vice president Asia, Visanu Thepcharoen, chairman Nusasiri PLC, Siriya Thepcharoen, Somchitr Chaychana, Sithichai Sereepattanapol.

The group currently has eight hotels in Asia, four of which are in Thailand.

The Mövenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok and the 260-room Mövenpick Siam Hotel Pattaya are the latest additions.

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Boracay will open this year, followed by Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali in early 2017.

The Swiss-hotel management company claims it will manage over 30 hotels in Asia by 2020.