Inter Continental Hotels Group is slating to move their Staybridge Suites into Asia via opening two additions to the many boutique hotel in Sukhumvit, the Staybridge Suites Bangkok Thonglor and the Staybridge Suites Chonburi Sriracha, set to open in 2019 and 2020, respectively.
According to the IHG’s Chief Development Officer for Asia, Middle East and Africa;Rajit Sukumaran, said in a statement that Bangkok is the ideal location for a Staybridge launch in the Asia-Pacific region. He says that Thailand, is the Asia-Pacific region’s most popular destination in terms of tourist arrivals, and the country’s tourism sector is in a good place, and is continuing to grow, whilst demonstrating a clear notable resilient. The country also has a demand for a variety of hospitality options.
Sukumaran adds that, with the country’s tourism industry expected to grow into a total value of US$78.25B, by the end of 2017, the forecast for next year is good, and the IHG is confident in the long-term of the status of the tourism industry, making it a very good location to introduce new regional brands. He adds that the IHG has had very successful regional launches with its brands, such as their Holiday Inn Express and Hotel Indigo brands.
The Staybridge Suites Bangkok Thonglor will be a new boutique hotel in Sukhumvit located along the length the SukhumvitSoi 55 road, located a mere 10 minutes worth of walking from the Thonglor BTS Station, and boasts 303-rooms. The Staybridge Suites ChonburiSiracha, meanwhile, boasts 400 rooms, and is also located along the length of the Sukhumvit Road, this time along the main road, adjacent from the TukcomSiracha IT Mall, near the Aeon Siracha Shopping Centre and the Robinson Department Store.
Both hotels will feature full-furnished kitchens, with free Wi-Fi, working areas and entertainment in each and every suite. Complimentary breakfast will be provided daily, whilst an evening reception, The Evening Social, held every week, complete with free refreshments.
The two Staybridge Suites will be aimed towards middle-class and corporate guests, which Sukumaran says are most likely to take extended stay options.
The two new Staybridge Suites will be the latest addition to the 250 in operation across the world, with 151 more set to open within the next 5 years.