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Tuesday, 13 June 2023

Hotels in Bangkok Expand Distribution with Airbnb

(13/06/23)  Siamese & Kew Green Hotel Management, a Thailand-based property investment company, has announced that it is considering adding more properties to Airbnb.

The company currently has four properties on the Airbnb platform - Wyndham Garden, Siamese Exclusive Queens, Ramada Sukhumvit 87 (pictured) and Ramada Plaza Sukhumvit 48 - which ended 2022 as the #1 driver of monthly bookings for the properties.

Airbnb guests booked an average of 4-5 days across Siamese & Kew Green Hotel Management’s properties last year.

Deluxe Duplex Room at Ramada by Wyndham Bangkok Sukhumvit 87. Click to enlarge.
Deluxe Duplex Room at Ramada by Wyndham Bangkok Sukhumvit 87

“We at Siamese & Kew Green are always exploring new and innovative ways to offer our guests a memorable and comfortable stay. Our partnership with Airbnb has allowed us to reach a wider audience of guests seeking unique travel accommodation options in Thailand, that can accommodate larger groups and longer stays, said Scott Walton, Managing Director at Siamese & Kew Green Hotel Management. “We are pleased to have four of our properties listed on their platform. Airbnb has been a leading indirect channel for driving bookings for our properties and we are grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with them to connect with, and meet the needs of today's travelers.”

Thailand was the #1 most visited country on Airbnb in Southeast Asia in 2022, while Bangkok ranks #5 on Airbnb’s list of top trending global travel spots in 2023 - based on searches made in Q1-Q3 2022 for future 2023 check-ins vs searches made in Q1-Q3 2021 for 2022 check-ins.

“As a global platform, we continue to evolve and cater to the shifting needs of modern travelers. Our international guests to Thailand are staying longer, with long-term stays of over 28 days more than tripling year-on-year last year. Quality amenities are also top of mind for our guests – for instance, kitchens are consistently one of our top most searched amenities globally,” said Amanpreet Bajaj, Airbnb’s General Manager for Southeast Asia, India, Hong Kong and Taiwan. “We are heartened that innovative hospitality companies like Siamese & Kew Green are tapping into our user-friendly platform to connect with our huge base of international guests, as they continue to visit Thailand.”

Kew Green Hotels, one of the UK’s leading hotel management companies, established a joint venture with Siamese Asset in 2020.

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