Olivier Chavy confident in Mövenpick Chiang Mai site success
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is making its mark in northern Thailand with the opening of the brand’s first property in the kingdom’s cultural capital, Chiang Mai.
The 266rooms Mövenpick Suriwongse Hotel Chiang Mai opened its doors to guests on 7 November 2017, marking another milestone in the hospitality company’s Asian expansion strategy and growing its portfolio in Thailand to six properties strong.
“The opening of Mövenpick Suriwongse Hotel Chiang Mai bolsters our cluster strategy in Thailand where we aim to operate hotels and resorts in leading cities and holiday destinations across the country. It also strengthens our presence in Southeast Asia where our development pipeline continues to grow at pace,” said Olivier Chavy, president and CEO of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts.
Mövenpick currently manages two properties in Bangkok, two in Phuket and one in Pattaya and has three more in active development, with the 111-key Mövenpick Resort Khao Yai and 96-key Mövenpick Asara Resort & Spa Hua Hin both set to open in 2018 and the 220-key Mövenpick Resort Mai Khao Beach – the company’s third property in Phuket – on track to launch the following year (2019).
The hoteloverlooks the Night Bazaar district and is close to attractions such as Chiang Mai Old City Wall and Tha Pae Gate.Ping Riverside and Sunday Walking Street –guests can choose from seven different room categories comprising Classic, Superior, Deluxe, Premier, Junior Suite, Suites, and Family Suites.