TO DISCUSS YOUR PROJECT OR LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SERVICES:

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

All-Inclusive Boutique Hotels Target Cookie Cutter Room Monsters

Category: Hotels, Posted:22 Oct 2009 | 09:33 am

Emerging numbers in the regions independent or boutique hotel sector are creating value added propositions to differentiate themselves from the institutional global hotel giants. In nearby Singapore The 108 room Quincy Hotel which opened earlier in the year came to the market with an all-inclusive offering of free airport limousine service, three meals including cocktails, beer and wine, complimentary mini-bar, internet and two pieces of laundry daily.
Next up comes the 17 room Klapsons by Milan-based designers. On top of the Quincy offering comes four hours of limousine service. One of the design features is the shower located in the middle of the room standing as a prominent feature opposing the every day offering of four walls and serial standardization.
While Club Med defined the all inclusive resort offering more then a few years ago and these grew in popularity throughout the Caribbean; its interesting to see these new urban products creating positioning versus the brand conscious labels of established chains.
It's interesting to note that in the United States over 70% of all hotels are branded; while outside of the US only 30% are; which leaves continued choice for consumers in the current search for something a little different. For Phuket let's see how long it takes the concept from Singapore to take root but no doubt it is already in the works for some properties.

Other News

Read more

C9 Hotelworks Releases Mid-Year Phuket Hotel Market 2023

Category: Hotels|Tourism, Posted:10 Sep 2023 | 15:42 pm In the first half of 2023, Phuket experienced a resurgence, signaling a promising path toward recovery. International and domestic flights both saw significant increases, accounting for 75% of the total flights in 2022. Airlines and travelers alike are eager to reengage with Phuket’s offerings. In terms of passenger arrivals, the first half of 2023 displayed […]
Read more

The Green Minute – PHIST 2023

Category: Hotels, Posted:10 Sep 2023 | 14:11 pm For those of you who missed PHIST 2023 and those of you who did attend, please find a selection of video short Green Minutes from the event. Sustainability has to be a priority for the hotel and travel sectors and hopefully the ideas and messages here, give you your own inspiration to go green. PHIST […]
Read more

TG’s Big Birds Set To Fly Phuket Bangkok Route Again

Category: Tourism, Posted:08 Sep 2023 | 16:14 pm One good indication of Phuket’s return to tourism recovery is airlift growth. Making news this week is Thai Airways International’s reported resumption of service on the high-traffic Phuket Bangkok route. The airline will start a once-daily right on 1st October 2023. Thai Smile (WE) will still operate other flights til the end of November when […]
SiaJai logo

Thailand's Leading Homecare Marketplace