(02 Dec 2020)
Dusit has expanded its portfolio of hotels to
Singapore, with the opening of the Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore in
the heart of Laguna National Golf & Country Club, one of the
island nation’s premier golf and country clubs.
rooms and suites, plus eight pavilions with private pools, the
property is located just 10 minutes by car from Jewel Changi Airport and 15
minutes from the city centre.
The resort is the first in Singapore to
offer direct access to golfing facilities.
Mr Eric Piatti, General Manager, Dusit Thani
Laguna Singapore, said, “ Opening the resort while the borders are closed may seem
challenging, but demand for staycations among the domestic market
is high, and we have an amazing and unique product to leverage
this. Opening now will also ensure that everything is in place to
help the Lion City roar back to life as soon as international
travel resumes. We look forward to seeing Dusit Thani Laguna
Singapore leading the pack, establishing itself as the new
destination for Singaporeans.”
Opening initially to domestic guests on 4 December
2020, the resort will offer a variety of F&B outlets including Greenhouse
all-day dining; Tee Deck alfresco pool bar and grill; Legends Bar;
and Dusit Gourmet.
Alongside access to Laguna National Golf & Country
Club’s renowned Masters and Classic championship golf courses,
guests also have access to a 24-hour gym, three tennis courts,
three swimming pools, a nine-hole putting green by Nicklaus
Design, Laguna Practice powered by Toptracer driving range, and
Alongside providing traditional Thai massage and
premium health and beauty therapies, the latter facility also
offers a wide range of activities that promote physical and mental
well-being, such as meditation, yoga, active stretching, and
breath-work exercises. These activities have all been developed as
part of Dusit’s new Devarana Wellness programme, which is
being rolled out to other Dusit Hotels and Resorts worldwide.
The property will also target corporate
functions, weddings and private social events, and offers a
boardroom, three meeting rooms, three large event lawns, and a pillarless ballroom with capacity for
up to 520 guests.
“Following this year’s signings and openings, the
arrival of Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore marks another important
milestone in our sustainable expansion, and we are delighted to
make our debut in one of the world’s most respected business hubs
and showcase our new brand DNA with such an exceptional property,”
said Ms Suphajee Suthumpun, Group CEO, Dusit International. “While this is certainly a challenging time for
our industry, Singapore previously recorded four years of
consecutive tourism growth, and we remain confident that the
market will bounce back strong. Until then, we will do our utmost
to aid in its recovery by establishing Dusit Thani Laguna
Singapore as a must-visit destination that brings enduring value
to all stakeholders.”
Dusit’s portfolio now includes 340 properties
operating under six brands across 15 countries.
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