Hotel Nikko Bangkok eyes 2017 opening

Nikko Hotels International, JAL Hotels' international luxury hotel group, will open Hotel Nikko Bangkok in 2017. The new luxury hotel is now being built in Bangkok, Thailand's capital city. It will be the first Nikko Hotels International property in Thailand.

Hotel Nikko Bangkok will be located in an area described as “Japan Town,” where many Japanese and other expats reside in the Thai capital. The neighborhood has a variety of restaurants, bars and shops. When completed, the hotel will be near Skytrain station Thong Lo.  Meanwhile, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport is 18.64 miles away.

The 300-room Hotel Nikko Bangkok will occupy 20 floors above ground and four floors in the basement. The hotel's facilities will include Japanese and all-day dining restaurants, an executive lounge, five banquet and meeting rooms, a fitness club and a rooftop pool.

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JAL Hotels signed a contract to operate the hotel with Aspire Enterprise, which is headquartered in Bangkok. Aspire Enterprise manages three other hotels.

Hotel Okura Co., Ltd. intends to expand its portfolio to 100 properties around the world including Nikko Hotels International properties. JAL Hotels’ expansion the 400-room Hotel Nikko Guangzhou in November 2014, and the 478-room Hotel Nikko Suzhou in 2015.

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