Luxury Hospitality Brand Strengthens its Footprint in Asia with the Launch of‘The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Bangkok’, the first Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Thailand’s Capital, in 2023    

Bangkok - 26 April 2019 - Providing a new gateway to the city that offers endless adventures, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company announced the expected opening of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Bangkok in 2023, which will be the first Ritz-Carlton hotel in Thailand’s capital. Owned by One Bangkok Co., Ltd., a joint venture between TCC Assets and Frasers Property, the hotel will offer an unforgettable experience by seamlessly blending the legendary Ritz-Carlton service with the best of Thai hospitality, design, culture and cuisine. Expanding the iconic brand’s growth in Asia, the signing of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Bangkok adds to the existing luxury portfolio of The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui and Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Thailand.

“We are extremely excited to add Bangkok to the evolving and expanding Ritz-Carlton portfolio, embracing the demands of today’s luxury traveler by growing in key cities around the world,” said Craig Smith, President and Managing Director of Asia-Pacific, Marriott International, Inc. “This thoughtfully crafted hotel will bring Thai culture to life, incorporating the unique essence of Thailand and immersing guests in Bangkok’s rich history at the most exciting new development in the city, One Bangkok.”

Located on the prestigious Wireless Road with unprecedented views of the adjacent Lumphini Park, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Bangkok occupies a prime location within One Bangkok, a new global landmark destination expected to open in 2022, which will bring together vibrant lifestyle, new-to-market retail, fine dining, top of the line commercial offices and residences plus state-of-the-art facilities as well as year-round arts and cultural events. This prime destination at the heart of Bangkok’s Central Business District will make The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Bangkok an ideal choice for guests who are traveling to conduct business or explore this vibrant city. The hotel will be moments away from offices and embassies in the Sukhumvit and Sathorn areas and offers direct access to the city’s transportation and expressway networks. Through generously landscaped green and open spaces, One Bangkok’s fully integrated district will also offer guests of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Bangkok a unique oasis in the middle of the city’s bustle.

“We are thrilled to collaborate with The Ritz-Carlton and Marriott International to bring the best in luxury hospitality to Bangkok,” said Soon Su Lin, CEO, Development of One Bangkok. “We look forward to showcasing this iconic luxury brand within One Bangkok, which will give guests everything the modern lifestyle demands in one place. The Ritz-Carlton’s signature service will also set the benchmark for the operational excellence and level of service we aim to provide at One Bangkok for all our residences, commercial workspaces, and lifestyle shops and restaurants.”

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Bangkok will feature 259 elegantly appointed guestrooms, including 32 suites and one exceptional Ritz-Carlton Suite, occupying levels 1 to 25 of a 50-storey building, rising up to 250 metres. As the Ritz-Carlton, Bangkok is designed to be a truly urban resort, contemporary style and locally influenced design will be complemented by four distinct restaurants and bars. A signature Ritz-Carlton Spa turns the hotel into a luxurious retreat for guests, allowing them to pamper themselves in one of six treatment rooms, wet lounges, whirlpools, saunas and steam rooms. Function facilities will be bathed in natural sunlight, making it the largest ballroom amongst luxury hotels in Thailand, superior and perfect for hosting corporate or social gatherings.

“The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Bangkok is an important addition to our luxury portfolio in Thailand. As the largest luxury hotel operator in the market, our continued growth shows our ability to meet Thailand’s evolving demand for luxury experiences,” said Craig Smith, President and Managing Director of Asia-Pacific, Marriott International, Inc. “We look forward to working with One Bangkok to bring The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Bangkok to this new cultural destination.”