Ibis has expanded its portfolio in Thailand with the opening of Ibis Chiangmai Nimman Journeyhub in Nimmanhaemin neighbourhood, surrounded by coffee shops, independent boutiques, vibrant restaurants and live music bars.
The hotel is within walking distance of the ancient walled city and Chiang Mai University is just a short distance away, giving the entire area a hip, youthful vibe.
With a contemporary design concept that reflects the modern spirit of Chiang Mai, this stylish and affordable hotel features 142 comfortable guestrooms, all equipped with the signature Sweet Bed by Ibis, a business desk and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi. Charlie’s Corner is a connected social hub where guests can grab breakfast, chill out with light bites through the day or come together with friends over a meal or cold drink after dark. The fitness centre is a great place for a workout and the outdoor infinity pool offers views of the jungle-clad mountains and Doi Suthep, the iconic hilltop temple that overlooks the city. With 24-hour services, online check-in and fast check-out, every traveller can come and go with ease.
GM Urs Aebi.
Cape Fahn Hotel names new GM
Poomiphat Navanukroh of Cape & Kantary Hotels recently announced the appointment of Urs Aebi as general manager of Cape Fahn Hotel, Koh Samui.
Aebi trained at l’École Hotelière de Lausanne in Switzerland and has spent the last 30 years developing and honing his skills to their current degree of excellence. Apart from a short time spent working on a cruise liner, he has given his time to Thailand where he has worked for a number of different hotel chains. Included in his past experience is over four years at Cape Panwa Hotel, Phuket.
Anantara and BDMS join hands in Bangkok
Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort announces the opening of the BDMS Wellness Clinic Retreat in a forward-looking initiative that is set to strengthen Thailand’s position as a wellness tourism leader.
The BDMS Wellness Clinic Retreat at Anantara Riverside is part of the award-winning Bangkok Dusit Medical Services network, Thailand’s largest operator of private hospitals with over 50 facilities in Thailand and Cambodia, and the first outpost of the BDMS Wellness Clinic.
The BDMS Wellness Clinic Retreat offers signature wellness check-up packages aimed at the early detection and prevention of diseases. The programmes also analyse signs of biological and bio-chemical ageing processes to improve health and help maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle, slow the ageing process and increase longevity.
Other speciality check-up treatments include weight management; immunity; food intolerance; comprehensive genetic analysis; telomere length measurement; NK cell activity diagnostics and treatment; cancer screening; and intravenous fluids treatments.
Grand Mercure Bangkok Atrium.
Grand Mercure BKK to get refurb
Accor has signed a management agreement for a Grand Mercure hotel in Bangkok. This popular hotel, which has been welcoming the world’s travellers for over 26 years, will be refurbished and rebranded as Grand Mercure Bangkok Atrium. The hotel is on New Phetchaburi Road.
The 568 rooms and suites offer panoramic city views and premium amenities, including business desks, locally inspired artworks and bathrooms with rain showers and bathtubs. Eight room categories, ranging in size from 30-129m², ensure plenty of choice for corporate guests, couples and families.
The hotel will offer an array of leisure facilities including an outdoor swimming pool and sundeck, a fully-equipped fitness centre and serene spa, and diverse dining options including a Japanese teppanyaki restaurant, an all-day dining destination, pool bar and deli. For meeting planners, the hotel has a ballroom and a selection of meeting rooms that can host up to 350 people for corporate and social events.