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Tue, 30 April 2024

IHG Signs 274-Room Hotel in The Forestias Mixed-Use Development Near Bangkok, Thailand

(30/04/24)  IHG has signed an agreement with Magnolia Quality Development Corporation (MQDC), a leading Thai property developer, for a new-build Hotel Indigo in Samut Prakan near Bangkok, Thailand.

The 274-room Hotel Indigo The Forestias Bangkok will be located around 15 minutes from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and 20 minutes from Bangkok city centre.

The hotel is scheduled to open in 2026 as part of a new integrated 64-hectare mixed-used development on the eastern fringe of Bangkok – the largest growth project of its kind in the country.

In addition to being positioned alongside residential and office space, retail, dining and family entertainment options, expansive meeting spaces and even a hospital, The Forestias will also be home to another IHG property, Six Senses The Forestias, an 85-room hotel and 27 residences development close to a five-hectare forest park.

Deluxe Room at Hotel Indigo Forestias Bangkok. Click to enlarge.
Deluxe Room at Hotel Indigo Forestias Bangkok

Facilities at the Hotel Indigo The Forestias Bangkok will include a choice of F&B outlets, a gym, swimming pool and over 6,500 square metres of meeting space for up to 400 people.

“The Hotel Indigo brand is perfect as the flagship hotel for The Forestias thanks to a design philosophy that brings its neighbourhood to life. Through this we will see a strong connection forged between our guests, the community and the environment, and our visitors can expect to be fully immersed into the eco-educational and nature experiences offered at The Forestias,” said Khun Paisit Kaenchan, Head of Hotel & Hospitality Business, MQDC. “Combining innovation and technology, The Forestias will become a destination of the future to live, work and play in a sustainable way. More than half of the project space will be forest and green spaces rich in wildlife, with residential, community and leisure spaces sensitively integrated.”

Thailand continues to be a strong growth market for IHG, with 39 hotels across nine brands in the country and another 37 properties in the pipeline.

Together with Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road and Hotel Indigo Phuket Patong, Hotel Indigo The Forestias Bangkok will join three other hotels in the pipeline including two in Bangkok and one in Koh Samui.

See also: IHG's Expanding Hotel Portfolio in Vientiane, Laos - HD Video Interview with Murali Viswanathan, Cluster General Manager.

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