The launch of Dusit’s new group-wide wellness concept, Devarana Wellness; a preview of two upcoming hotels in Kyoto, Japan; a deep dive into the world of luxury villa rentals under Elite Havens; and updates on Dusit’s reimagined flagship hotel, Dusit Thani Bangkok – set to open in 2024 as part of a $1.37 billion mixed-use project – are among the highlights of the return. of Dusit in the Arab travel market this year.
Bangkok, Thailand – Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, will showcase its expanding portfolio of international properties, along with a wide range of new services and guest experiences, at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022, which will be held from May 9 to 12. at the World Trade Center in Dubai.
During the event, Dusit executives will share details about Dusit’s group-wide response to the global pandemic, including how it reimagined its unique brand of Thai-inspired gracious hospitality to deliver not only short-term financial improvement, but longer-term value as well. creation by providing additional convenience, experience and value to customers.
This includes the introduction of four new pillars of Dusit Graciousness, which respond directly to changing consumer trends – A service (personalized and courteous), Welfare (provide wellness experiences beyond the spa), locality (uniquely connecting customers to the local community), and Sustainability (social, economic and environmental) – and the subsequent deployment of services, activities and experiences in each of these areas to enrich the stay experience and create meaningful and memorable moments in Dusit Hotels and Resorts worldwide .
Dusit’s new group-wide wellness concept, Devarana Wellness, is just one exciting development that emerges from this strategic approach.
Specifically designed to weave elements of well-being throughout the stay experience, the new concept has been specifically designed to address the most shared concerns of guests – including de-stressing, detoxifying and enjoying deep restful sleep. – and includes, among other things, the introduction of regular wellness activities such as yoga, meditation and sound bath sessions.
Dusit has also established a new centralized Customer Experience (CX) team responsible for ensuring that each of its properties is positioned to drive guest satisfaction by delivering unique experiences beyond the standards and capabilities of the competetion. Local collaborations and community-focused events and activities are at the heart of this.
Despite the difficult business environment, Dusit has continued to expand its business globally during the pandemic. Over the past two years, the company opened nine new properties, signed nine others and leveraged its experience in hotel operations to introduce property management and training services for leading condominium developers. in Thailand.
Significant upgrades to its older properties, such as Dusit Thani Hua Hin in Thailand, have also taken place in line with Dusit’s vision to position them as vibrant, dynamic spaces that meet the lifestyle needs of all generations. of travellers.
Notable openings since 2020 include Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore, Singapore’s first resort with direct access to two championship golf courses, and ASAI Bangkok Chinatown, the first property under ASAI Hotels – the new affordable lifestyle brand by Dusit designed to connect mindful millennial travelers with authentic local experiences in the world’s most vibrant neighborhoods.
In terms of new signings, Dusit continued to plant flags in key new destinations, including its first hotels in Japan (Dusit Thani Kyoto and ASAI Kyoto) and India (Dusit Princess Serviced Suites Kolkata). All three are expected to open next year.
Dusit’s most significant pipeline property, the reimagined flagship Dusit Thani Bangkok, is also on the horizon – set to open in mid-2024 as part of Dusit Central Park, a historic mixed-use development. of 1.37 billion USD in the heart of Thailand. Capital city. This highly anticipated project will also include ultra-luxury residences (Dusit Residences and Dusit Parkside), a state-of-the-art office tower, a high-end shopping center and a large rooftop park. All components are expected to open by mid-2025.
In terms of current operations, Dusit’s property portfolio includes 47 hotels operating under Dusit Hotels and Resorts (comprising five distinct brands) and 265 luxury villas under Elite Havens, Asia’s leading luxury villa rental provider, which Dusit acquired in September 2018. In total, this makes 312 properties (11,990 keys) operating in 16 countries. Dusit also has more than 50 hotels and resorts in the pipeline.
Elite Havens will be represented at ATM for the first time this year. This gives visitors a unique opportunity to learn about the company’s bespoke services and private sanctuaries in awe-inspiring locations across India, Indonesia, Japan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the Maldives.
Representatives from Dusit Hotels and Resorts Thailand, Dusit Thani Maldives, Dusit Thani Dubai, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, Dusit Thani LakeView Cairo and dusitD2 Naseem Resort Jabal Akhdar, Oman will also be available to further explain their respective properties and the unique brand of Dusit. Gracious Thai-inspired hospitality.
The delegation will be led by Mr. Prateek Kumar, Senior Vice President – Operations, Dusit International, and General Manager of the renowned Dusit Thani Dubai Hotel.
“As travel restrictions continue to ease around the world, we return to ATM this year with great excitement, and we are excited to show how we have reinvented our services to position Dusit Hotels and Resorts for maximum value creation in the new normal”, said Mr. Kumar. “In addition to celebrating our strong presence in the MENA region, we look forward to highlighting our continued expansion, both internationally and across the hospitality spectrum, as well as our exciting and unique developments in hospitality education. , the food industry, property development and hospitality related services. , which adds to our competitive advantage.
Anyone wishing to speak with Mr. Kumar or other Dusit representatives at ATM can make an appointment in advance via [email protected] Alternatively, they can visit stand HC0525 where the team will be happy to assist them.
About Dusit International
Established in 1948, Dusit International or Dusit Thani Public Company Limited (DUSIT) is a leading hotel group listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. Its operations include five distinct but complementary business units: hotels and resorts, hospitality education, food, real estate development and hospitality services.
The group’s portfolio of luxury hotels, resorts and villas comprises over 300 properties operating under a total of six brands (Dusit Thani, Dusit Devarana, dusitD2, Dusit Princess, ASAI Hotels and Elite Havens) in 16 countries worldwide. The group also operates culinary schools and hotel schools in Thailand, as well as catering businesses for the education sector in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Dusit International’s diversified investments in property development, hospitality-related services and the food sector are part of its long-term strategy for sustainable growth, which focuses on three key areas: balance, expansion and diversification.
For more information, visit dusit-international.com.
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