Marriott International recently celebrated the opening of the Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach in Thailand which boasts 180-keys.
The resort, situated on the sandy beach of Nai Yang, is surrounded with tropical vegetation and lush green forest within the Sirinath National Park. It is only a 10-minute drive from Phuket International Airport and stands adjacent to the old town of Nai Yang as well as a number of natural attractions and scenic hot spots.
Area vice president, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia and Japan, Marriott International, Karl Hudson declared: “In 2013, we signed an agreement with TCC Land Asset World to develop seven hotels and resorts in Thailand. We successfully opened Hua Hin Marriott Resort & Spa in March and are delighted to welcome this Phuket resort under our flagship Marriott Hotels brand. This recent addition of Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach increases our total portfolio in Thailand to 18.”
Also enthusing on the news was general manager, Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach, David Ippersiel: “Phuket welcomes approximately 12 million visitors per year, mostly tourists from European and Asian countries. Phuket is one of the largest contributors to Thailand’s tourism industry, bringing around 200 billion Baht to the country each year. The opening of Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach, will address the needs of both local and international travellers.”
Hotel facilities include a large lagoon-inspired swimming pool; a fully equipped 24-hour fitness centre; the luxurious Quan Spa; a pirate-themed Kid’s Club; a 126m2 ballroom and several function rooms; and various F&B outlets.