Dusit Fudu Hotels & Resorts Reveals Aggressive Chinese Expansion Plans
Hotels included as part of the joint venture include Dusit Devarana Hot Springs & Spa Conghua, Guangzhou (set to open in 2014), Dusit Devarana Dianchi Lake, Kunming (2016) and Dusit Devarana Fuxian Lake, Yunnan (2017).
"Dusit Fudu is on track to have 50 hotels within the next five years under its belt, despite being a newcomer in a competitive marketplace," noted Lim Boon Kwee, president, Dusit Fudu Hotels & Resorts.
"We are pleased to bring four distinct hotel brands to China: Dusit Devarana, Dusit Thani, dusitD2 and Dusit Princess, as well as our signature Devarana Spa."
Dusit Devarana is a significant niche offering, providing an intimate, high-end sanctuary experience for the discerning traveller.
Dusit Thani is a deluxe upscale brand rooted in the traditional, gracious hospitality of Thai culture.
The full service upscale dusitD2 brand offers a combination of chic design, technology, convenience and efficient service for the 'next generation' traveller, while Dusit Princess is a mid-scale brand that provides great service in key gateway locations for mainly business guests.
With over 65 years' experience in the hotel and hospitality field, Dusit serves as a trusted symbol of Thai values.
Guests experience the genuine warmth, respectfulness and commitment of the associates with each stay and in each moment, regardless where the hotel may be located.
About Dusit International
Dusit International was founded in 1948 by Honorary Chairperson Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui, whose ﬁrst hotel was the Princess on Bangkok's New Road. Today the company is a leader in hotel management, franchising and education and comprises a unique international portfolio of distinctive hotels and resorts operating under four brands: Dusit Thani, dusitD2, Dusit Princess and Dusit Devarana. The company currently operates 29 properties worldwide and has over 50 confirmed projects in the pipeline in key destinations such as Australia, Bhutan, China, Indonesia, Kenya, Myanmar, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, and UAE. Dusit International also operates the signature Devarana Spa and has a fast-growing Education Division. The latter, established in 1993, comprises Dusit Thani College, which offers vocational and postgraduate hospitality degrees at campuses in Bangkok and Pattaya; Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Culinary School; and the recently opened Dusit Thani Hotel School, which is Thailand"s first hospitality school based on the ASEAN Common Competency Standards for Tourism Professionals. In 2018 Dusit will open the pioneering Dusit Hospitality Management College, a unique fully integrated hospitality school and hotel in Manila, Philippines. For more information, please visit www.dusit.com.