Suwanna Buddhaprasart, chief govt officer of LH Mall & Hotel, added that the GCP’s 4 lodges boasted 2017 income of greater than Bt2.2 billion, a rise of 30 per cent from 2016.
She stated that with an occupancy fee of 85 per cent per 12 months, the expansion is prone to proceed this 12 months, in step with the beneficial development within the total outlook for tourism and lodge companies.
The essential clients of the group’s lodges are from Japan, Hong Kong, mainland China, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia in addition to the United Arab Emirates and the United States.
According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s estimates, the variety of worldwide arrivals in Thailand this 12 months will attain 37 million, up from round 35 million final 12 months. The authorities is continuous to launch insurance policies geared toward selling the home tourism business and to enhance the transport infrastructure associated to tourism.
The group’s 4 lodges are the Grande Centre Point Ratchadamri, the Grande Centre Point Terminal 21, the Grande Centre Point Ploenchit and the Grande Centre Point Sukhumvit 55.
The group plans to open one other lodge – the Grande Centre Point Pattaya – within the fourth quarter of this 12 months. It would be the group’s first lodge outdoors Bangkok and, with its completion, the group can have 5 properties with a complete of two,100 rooms in service.
Suwanna stated that one of many group’s main strengths is location. All its lodges are within the coronary heart of Bangkok, close to malls, purchasing areas, central enterprise and leisure districts and with easy accessibility to skytrain and subway stations.
The group has additionally improved its web site – www.grandecentrepointhotels.com – to be extra user-friendly with better comfort for patrons.
Suwanna stated the group was looking for potential places in Bangkok for a brand new lodge as a part of its plan to open a minimum of one new lodge per 12 months in Thailand. The lodge enterprise nonetheless has room for development within the nation, she stated.
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