Dusit Thani and DusitD2 Brands come to Suining, Sichuan
Strategically situated between the cities of Chengdu and Chongqing, the city of Suining has a long history dating back 1,600 years. Temples from the Sui and Tang Dynasties are scattered throughout the city and its famed Celadon Museum holds more than 10,000 pieces of historic ceramics. Currently, the city serves as the transport hub of Sichuan Province. Nine expressways pass through the city and seven railways link to 21 main cities, as well as hundreds of significant developing cities.
Scheduled to open in 2017, the two hotels will be the first internationally branded hotels in Suining. They will be located within the Jiankun City project, currently being developed into the largest logistics, commercial and MICE destination in Sichuan Province. The hotels will be next to the project's 40,000 square metre exhibition centre and within easy reach of the international airports of Chengdu and Chongqing, only 90 minutes away by car.
The deluxe Dusit Thani Hotel Suining will offer 370 guest rooms and suites as well as a conference centre featuring the latest audio-visual facilities. The award winning Devarana Spa, with its luxurious, Thai-inspired treatment rooms will provide guests with a full range of wellness programs. Dining outlets will include a Chinese restaurant featuring authentic Sichuan cuisine, an all-day dining restaurant as well as a rooftop bar with a 360° panoramic view of the city. Recreational facilities planned include a gymnasium, swimming pool and bowling alley.
The dusitD2 Hotel Suining will be a full-service, upscale property with 268 guest rooms, state of the art meeting rooms and a number of dining facilities. In keeping with the dusitD2 brand, the hotel will offer a combination of chic design, convenience and efficient service for the 'next generation' traveller.
Mr. Lim Boon Kwee, President of Dusit Fudu Hotels & Resorts, says, "We are delighted to present our two brands, Dusit Thani and dusitD2 in this exciting city to meet the increasing demand for high-end accommodation for both business and leisure travellers."
Expressing his confidence in the management and hospitality expertise of Dusit Fudu Hotels & Resorts, Dato' Ng Kek Kiong, Chairman of Rex Horizon Sdn Bhd, notes, "With their great location, outstanding facilities and service style synonymous with traditional Thai hospitality, we are confident that the Dusit Thani Hotel and dusitD2 Hotel Suining will be the leading hotels in the city, under Dusit Fudu's management." Mr. Cao Lu Bin, CEO of Rex Horizon Sdn Bhd China, adds, "With over 65 years' experience in the hotel and hospitality field, we believe that Dusit, an Asian chain, can do very well here by offering a different approach to hospitality."
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.