Having inked an agreement with Thailand-based C.A.T Opulence Company Limited, Travelodge has announced plans for a new, 150-key hotel in Pattaya, Thailand.
Travelodge Jomtien, scheduled to open in 2019, will comprise of the trademark multifunctional space of Travelodge properties in Asia. The Lodge combines a restaurant, bar, meeting spaces, business centre and the lobby, into one integrated space.
Travelodge Jomtien, which is a 50-minute drive from U-Tapao Rayong-Pattaya International Airport, stands in close proximity to Jomtien Beach. The location is home to numerous restaurants, tourist attractions as well as intriguing religious and cultural sites. Nearby attractions include the Pattaya Floating Market, Pattaya Park and Pattaya Shooting Park.
Managing director, C.A.T Opulence Company Limited, Chanchai Themsoontorn declared: “Travelodge is a highly recognisable international hotel brand, especially in the midscale segment. Given the brand’s strong global footprint, we are confident that our hotel will be able to cater to the needs of both domestic and international visitors travelling to Pattaya. We are thrilled to partner with Travelodge for this exciting project.”
Also commenting was CEO, Travelodge Thailand, Jonathan Wigley: “We are delighted to announce the first of many Travelodge properties in Thailand with the announcement of the Travelodge Jomtien. Pattaya is an internationally recognised resort destination and we are delighted to develop our first Travelodge property in such a high profile location to service both the domestic and international markets. With Bangkok and Chiang Mai soon to follow this is a great first step.”
Meanwhile, the chairman of Travelodge Hotels Asia, Aw Cheok Huat explained that the Travelodge brand grants guests a consistent and uncompromising experience of the essentials, including: complimentary high-speed WiFi, high-quality signature bedding, dine-in or grab and go breakfast options, the multi-functional space of The Lodge and great value.
He added: “Pattaya is one of Thailand’s most popular tourist destinations with plans to transform into a world-class sports and family destination. We expect Travelodge to be well-received in Pattaya and broadly across Thailand, and anticipate more new Travelodge hotels in key cities across the country in the near future.”