Pictured above from left to right: Mr. Koen Vermeersch, Area Manager, Bangkok and General Manager, Ascott Thonglor Bangkok; Mr. Jakrit Tejavanija, Chief Investment Officer, Ananda Development PLC; Mr. Sermsak Khwanpuang, Executive Director, Ananda Development PLC; Mr. Kevin Goh, Chief Executive Officer, The Ascott Limited; Mr. Chanond Ruangkritya, Chief Executive Officer, Ananda Development PLC; Mr. Kenji Yamamoto, Managing Director, Mitsui Fudosan Asia (Thailand); Mr. Teng Wui Leong, Chief Development Officer, The Ascott Limited; Mr. Chuck Abbott, Regional General Manager, The Ascott Limited (Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia & Philippines); Mr. Brian Tan, Country General Manager, The Ascott Limited (Thailand & Laos)
The Ascott Limited (Ascott), Ananda Development PLC (Ananda) and Mitsui Fudosan Asia (Thailand) (Mitsui Fudosan) celebrated the grand opening of Ascott Thonglor Bangkok with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by key executives from the three organisations.
Ascott Thonglor Bangkok is one of five properties developed under the joint venture between Ananda and Mitsui Fudosan, and the third to open after lyf Sukhumvit 8 Bangkok and Somerset Rama 9 Bangkok. As a strategic partner, Ascott will manage all five properties under its suite of well-known brands. The remaining two properties are Ascott Embassy Sathorn Bangkok and Somerset Pattaya, scheduled to open in 2H 2022.
Mr. Brian Tan, Ascott’s Country General Manager for Thailand & Laos said: “We are pleased to announce the opening of Ascott Thonglor Bangkok, our largest Ascott-branded property in Thailand. Ascott Thonglor Bangkok makes its debut in Sukhumvit-Thonglor, one of Bangkok's most popular areas, surrounded by world-class shopping and dining options as well as a variety of other luxury establishments. We look forward to welcoming our guests to enjoy this stunning property and experience our award-winning service. To meet the demand of travellers returning to Thailand, Ascott is slated to open five more properties in 2022. We thank Ananda and Mitsui Fudosan for entrusting these beautiful properties to our care and management as we seek more partnership opportunities to grow our presence in the country.”
Located in the heart of Bangkok, Ascott Thonglor Bangkok is ideal for leisure and business travellers on short or long stays. The property is just a five-minute walk from the BTS Thong Lo Station, offering convenient access to the rest of Bangkok. The property is also close to major expressways, enabling guests to easily reach other popular destinations in Thailand. Ascott Thonglor Bangkok is surrounded by a plethora of upscale restaurants, interesting concept cafes, lifestyle & entertainment venues, shopping malls, offices of multinational corporations, international schools, and other attractions.