Khao Lak Ramada Resort Expanding
One of Khao Lak's busiest hotels over the past few years has been the Ramada Resort which is operated by Thailand management group Hotel Corp..
With an annual occupancy of over 70% in 2009 and average room rates that would be the envy of many Phuket properties the owners are currently undergoing an expansion for 24 new hotel rooms and 8 private pool villas.
Set to be completed in November in high season, we caught up recently with General Manager Marcus Wirsching who said the destination is continuing to see new interest especially after global brand JW Marriott flagged a property.
With other international operators such as Le Meridien and luxury boutique hotel The Sarojin which ranks high on travel guru site TripAdvisor the market is seeing more stabile year round trading trends slowly coming online.