Langham, Canapaya team up to debut hotel brand in Bangkok

The 441-guestroom Langham, Auckland now operates under the Cordis brand as of Nov. 1, 2017.

Teaming up with wholly owned Canapaya Development, Great Eagle Holdings subsidiary Langham Hospitality Group has agreed to manage a hotel on the Chao Phraya River waterfront in Bangkok. The Langham, Bangkok at Chao Phraya River is expected to open in 2021.

Led by Bangkok-based firms P & T Architecture, PIA Interior DesignsBelt Collins for landscaping, The Langham, Bangkok at Chao Phraya River will have 207 guestrooms and 43 suites near ancient temples, the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Keaw. The Langham, Bangkok at Chao Phraya River will also be developed next to the retail, dining and entertainment facilities at Canapaya Plaza. 

This month, Langham also expanded its Cordis Hotels and Resorts brand across Asia-Pacific with the Cordis, Beijing Capital Airport and the Cordis, Auckland. The Cordis brand debuted in Beijing on Nov. 1, 2017 following the rebranding of the Langham Place, Beijing Capital Airport under the same management team. Once the refurbishment of the hotel is complete, the new Crodis will have 283 guestrooms and suites. On the same day, Langham also announced the rebranding of the 441-guestrooms Langham, Auckland to Cordis Auckland, debuting the Cordis brand in the Pacific region as well. 

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Now, the Cordis brand maintains a presence in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Auckland and Beijing while it develops its footprint in popular destinations, including Bali, Phuket, Nanjing, Hangzhou and Donggian Lake in Ningbo. The group has planned to extend that presence even further in China’s first and second tier cities and across the Pacific region.

Langham Hospitality Group has more than 30 projects currently either confirmed or in a developed stage of negotiation in Asia, Europe and North America to the Middle East in its pipeline.

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