Radisson grows Thailand portfolio

Onyx is set to develop and manage the first Yoo Asia hotels in Phuket and Bali opening in early 2019.
The Radisson Phuket Mai Khao Beach will be located on the island’s northwest shore. Photo credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus / thaloengsak

Radisson Hotel Group has signed a new property in Phuket, Thailand, in partnership with Thai-Chinese Property Holdings, a joint venture between APlan Properties and Chinese partners.

Scheduled to open in Q1 2023, the 222-room Radisson Phuket Mai Khao Beach will be located on the island’s northwest shore, with direct access to the beach and is a 15-minute drive from Phuket International Airport.

Several ground-floor rooms will offer direct access to the property’s outdoor pool, and more than 20 of the rooms and suites will have private pools. Public space will include several dining options, a kids' club, a lobby lounge, a business center and two meeting rooms.

Under a sale and leaseback arrangement, investors will be able to purchase units, which will be put into a mandatory rental program.

Radisson Hotel Group will manage the property. 

"Phuket is the perfect fit for our upscale Radisson brand," said Katerina Giannouka, president, Asia-Pacific, at Radisson Hotel Group. "The signing of this new property reflects our confidence in Thailand’s tourism industry...We look forward to working with Thai-Chinese Property Holdings as we bring this exciting project to life.” 

According to Mastercard’s 2018 Global Destination Cities Index, Phuket attracted 9.29 million international visitors last year, which made it the 11th most-visited destination in the world. Served by more than 50 airlines, Phuket International Airport offers direct connections to and from major cities worldwide.

in Thailand, Radisson Hotel Group currently operates four hotels in Bangkok: Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok, Radisson Suites Bangkok Sukhumvit, Park Plaza Bangkok Soi 18 and Park Plaza Sukhumvit Hotel.