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Meliá Hotels International signs up Meliá Phuket Karon

Meliá Hotels International signs up Meliá Phuket Karon

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Meliá Hotels International, a leading Spanish hotel company, has announced the signing of Meliá Phuket Karon, the second property in Thailand, followed by Meliá Phuket Mai Khao. Meliá Phuket Karon will be the group’s sixth property in Thailand, continuing their dedication in providing exceptional hospitality with a Spanish touch, to […]

Road to gold leads to the 2018 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final in Bangkok

Road to gold leads to the 2018 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final in Bangkok

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BANGKOK: The finalists of the 2018 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards, presented by Kohler, have been selected by an independent jury to be awarded at the forthcoming grand final ceremony that takes place on Friday, Nov 9 at the Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok in Thailand. Delegates from 15 […]

Chinese investment sets new records in property purchases

Chinese investment sets new records in property purchases

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The demand for property, especially in Bangkok, continues unabated. Despite a drop off in absolute tourism numbers, enquiries from Chinese real estate buyers remains strong, setting new records. Not only are the Chinese the most frequent tourists to Thailand, they are the most enthusiastic property buyers, stetting a new record […]

Best Western to open BW Premier Collection in Phuket

Best Western to open BW Premier Collection in Phuket

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PHUKET: Best Western Hotels & Resorts has signed a landmark agreement to introduce its BW Premier Collection by Best Western soft brand to Phuket. “We are excited to debut The Title V Rawai Phuket, BW Premier Collection by Best Western on Phuket’s up-and-coming central coast in 2020,” said Ron Pohl, […]

Langham Hospitality Group adds Phuket property to growing portfolio

Langham Hospitality Group adds Phuket property to growing portfolio

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Langham Hospitality Group has added Splash Beach Resort, Mai Khao Phuket to its growing portfolio of hotels and resorts. Located at Mai Khao Beach, the resort is situated at the northwest coast of Phuket. It is part of the Sirinart National Park where no motorised water sports are allowed. The […]

Speculative condo promotions come under scrutiny

Speculative condo promotions come under scrutiny

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BANGKOK: The Bank of Thailand will hold a consultation to discuss the ‘search-for-yield’ behaviour prevalent in the property sector with relevant parties because it could lead to higher risk of default in mortgage loans. The central bank found the behaviour is widespread, especially in high-rise condominium projects, said BoT Governor […]

Travelodge to open Phuket hotel next to Central Festival by 2020

Travelodge to open Phuket hotel next to Central Festival by 2020

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PHUKET: UK-based hotel operator Travelodge has announced it will open a 159-room hotel in Phuket, opening in 2020. The venue will provide rooms featuring “neutral tones, contemporary timber furniture and exclusive spaces to offer extra privacy for guests”, said a report by Travel Daily Media. (See here.) The hotel, branded as […]

Phuket shows strong at PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards

Phuket shows strong at PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards

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BANGKOK: Thailand’s finest developers dazzled at the 13th annual PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards 2018 held on Friday evening (Aug 31) at The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection hotel, Bangkok. Leading the list of winners was AP (Thailand) Public Company Limited, which took home seven golden trophies and was crowned the Best […]

Responsible property purchases – do your homework and seek a second opinion

Responsible property purchases – do your homework and seek a second opinion

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Many times prospective buyers of property in Thailand search online for legal information in regards to their purchase. They soon discover that online legal advice varies depending on the law office, lawyer or advisor providing the information. In some cases advice is given which recommends that to secure an investment […]

Onyx marks ‘topping off’ of OZO Phuket

Onyx marks ‘topping off’ of OZO Phuket

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PHUKET: ONYX Hospitality Group executives led by Italthai Group Chief Executive Officer Yuthachai Charanachitta last week joined a ceremony to commemorate the ‘topping off’ of 255-room OZO Phuket hotel under construction at Kata, on Phuket’s southwest coast. Currently under development at a prime location a short walk from the Kata […]