Thailand-based Minor Hotels will debut its Avani and Oaks brands in Yangon, with the development of two hotels as part of a management agreement with Kajima Yankin, a wholly-capitalised subsidiary of Kajima Overseas Asia.
Construction work has begun onsite and vertical construction is scheduled to commence in 2021. The 250-room Avani Yangon Hotel and 221-key Oaks Yangon are both set to open in 2024 and will be part of a mixed-use development, complete with office and retail space located in central Yangon.
Avani Yangon Hotel and Oaks Yangon will be located less than nine kilometres from Yangon International Airport and occupies two buildings joined by an underground retail centre landscaped above with an urban park. Known for its shopping and pagodas, Yankin Township sits just east of Inya Lake with the popular historic old Yangon town a few kilometres away.
Avani Yangon will feature 250 guest rooms with standard rooms measuring 39m2. Facilities include an all-day dining option plus a rooftop restaurant and bar, executive lounge, ballroom and meeting facilities. As with other Avani properties, the Yangon one would feature an Avani Pantry, AvaniSpa and a fitness centre.
Oaks Yangon will feature 221 rooms with a minimum size of 56m2, along with amenities and facilities for longer stays, including all-day dining, a kids’ club, swimming pool and fitness facilities.