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Movenpick Hotels & Resorts detail Asian expansion plans

7 Sep 2015 by Clement Huang

Movenpick Hotels & Resorts, an upscale Swiss hospitality group, has detailed its expansion plans for Southeast Asia. 

Thailand is a key market for the group. Following the successful opening of the Movenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok in May, the group plans to expand its presence with the 264-room Movenpick Siam Hotel Pattaya early in 2016. Also on the Thai horizon are a further three properties in Phuket and Koh Samui, for a total of five hotels in Thailand by 2017.

Movenpick Hotels & Resorts will also be entering the Indonesian market with the 2016 opening of the Movenpick Resort & Spa Jumbaran in Bali. The 295-room resort will overlook Jumbaran Bay and feature a 500sqm ballroom, custom-designed kids’ club, business centre and meeting rooms, gym, library and spa. It will also be home to the Samasta Mall, which will consist of a wide collection of boutiques, restaurants, gourmet market and a Mövenpick ice cream parlour. 

Further hotels are being developed at strategic locations across Asia. These include Movenpick Hotel & Convention Centre Kuala Lumpur and Movenpick Resort & Spa Kuala Terrengganu in Malaysia; Movenpick Resort Boracay in the Philippines; Movenpick Hotel & Srate Guest House Chifeng, China; and Movenpick Resort & Spa Quy Nhon, Vietnam. 

These will join the group’s current portfolio of eight hotels within Asia, which are spread across Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, China and the Philippines.

For more information, visit movenpick-hotels.com

Clement Huang

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