TO DISCUSS YOUR PROJECT OR LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SERVICES:

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

Unlicensed Condo Hotel Ordered To Close

Category: Hotels, Posted:11 Oct 2016 | 11:06 am

Making national news in Thailand both the Bangkok Post and Nation newspapers have  reported that the Eastin Tan Hotel in Chiang Mai has been ordered to close by the government.

The hotel had undergone an EIA process as a condominium but later converted use to a hotel, and was not granted permission to operate on that basis.

A manager of the hotel has been charged by officials with illegally operating the 128 room property.

For the operator Eastin hotels, the situation amplifies an environment of risk for management groups when hotel license issues occur.

There is a continued push throughout Thailand over unlicensed accommodation, particularly in the condo hotel segment.

Other News

Read more

HOTELS’ GREAT DIVIDE Owning The Customer Or The Product?

Category: Hotels, Posted:29 Nov 2020 | 12:23 pm There is a great debate within the Covid-19 hotel space on where things are headed once the vaccine kicks in. Some say consolidation, others point to fragmentation, while the doomsday cults say the hotel industry will never be the same. To that point, minute by minute, nothing is really the same anyway so cut that […]
Read more

Thailand’s Tourism Reopening Now Vaccine-Dependent

Category: Tourism, Posted:28 Nov 2020 | 11:45 am In a speech this week Thailand’s Prime Minster spoke clearly that only until a vaccine is approved, produced, and implemented would the country open to substantial tourism. Furthermore, that this was likely by mid-2021, though subject to advancement in a timeline if the process could be accelerated, which is unlikely. For tourism and hotel stakeholders, […]
Read more

New Khao Lak And Phang Nga Report from C9 Hotelworks

Category: Tourism, Posted:24 Nov 2020 | 06:00 am While the country’s doors remain firmly shut to international tourists, Thailand’s domestic travel wanderlust has turned Khao Lak into an Instagram hero. In the first two months of this year according to research by consulting group C9 Hotelworks’ new Khao Lak Hotel Market Update occupancies soared above 80 percent. With the COVID-19 lockdowns occupancy plunged […]