Group overview: Dusit to expand portfolio by over 10,000 rooms [Infographic]

by | 14 Jan 2021 | Projects

The TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database reveals that Dusit International has 45 hotel schemes on its development slate, with a strong focus on the APAC region.

Dusit International has 45 hotel projects with 10,414 rooms in its global pipeline. We find out more about these planned openings.

Dusit’s hotel opening plans by year

No fewer than 16 launches are planned for 2021 and they’ll bring 2,946 extra rooms into play. Two of these projects are nearing completion and are currently in the pre-opening phase.

A further nine openings are scheduled for 2022, while seven properties have been pencilled in for 2023, and another 13 are on the cards for 2024 and beyond.

The split between four- and five-star hotels in our database is nearly even, with 25 four-star and 20 five-star schemes.

Dusit’s growth plans in detail

The Bangkok-headquartered hospitality group’s home region, APAC, is currently the main focus of its expansion efforts – 38 projects with 8,810 rooms are in the works here.

Elsewhere, the Middle East has five hotels, while Africa and Europe each have one scheme apiece.

As for its various brands, Dusit is clearly still concentrating on building up its core offering, Dusit Thani Hotels & Resorts. The signature brand accounts for 18 hotel schemes overall, with 4,835 keys in total.

The modern dusitD2 Hotels & Resorts brand, by way of comparison, has 12 developments on its books, which will increase its presence by 2,797 rooms. And the budget-friendly Dusit Princess Hotels & Resorts is working on nine hotel projects with 1,731 keys.

Eye-catching schemes in Dusit’s pipeline

Scheduled to open in Q2 2022, Dusit Thani Hot Springs and Wellness Resort Fuzhou by Zhengheng Group – Guian will offer 250 rooms and villas, many featuring private hot springs pools set against a tranquil and picturesque landscape. The resort is located 50 minutes from Fuzhou’s Changle International Airport and 30 minutes by car from both Fuzhou High Speed Train Station and the CBD. Dining options will include an all-day dining restaurant, a Chinese restaurant with private dining rooms and a lobby lounge, while the expansive function rooms will feature the latest AV equipment.

The 160-key dusitD2 Residence Cebu City, meanwhile, will be situated within Grand Land’s multi-tower condominium development Grand Residences Cebu. A separate entrance and lobby will lead guests to the serviced residences; notable facilities include an all-day dining restaurant, a gym, a pool and meeting rooms. The opening date has been set for Q2 2021.

Last but not least, and 2,000 metres up Oman’s highest mountain range just five minutes from the Grand Canyon of the Middle East, dusitD2 Jebel Akhdar promises to offer guests a memorable break in spectacular surroundings. Thrillseekers will love the adjacent 8,000 sq m adventure park as well. Its 253 modern rooms will offer stunning views and the onsite restaurant will serve up authentic and delicious Arabic, Thai and international cuisine; a pool and spa complete the offering. The opening of Oman Investment Fund’s project is planned for Q2 2021.

Many TOPHOTELNEWS articles draw on exclusive information from the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database. This subscription-based product includes details of thousands of hotel projects around the world, along with the key decision-makers behind them. Please note, our data may differ from records held by other organisations. Generally, the database focuses on four- and five-star schemes of significant scale; tracks projects in either the vision, pre-planning, planning, under-construction, pre-opening or newly opened phase; and covers newbuilds, extensions, refurbishments and conversions.

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Founded in 1948, Bangkok-headquartered hospitality group Dusit International is able to draw on decades of experience in the hotel sector.