Dusit deepens foray into the Philippines with new Princess Boracay hotel in pipeline

Thailand’s Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with International Builders Corporation, a construction company in the Philippines, to operate a new beachfront hotel on the west coast of Boracay.

Slated to open in early 2021 in the Station 1 area of the island’s White Beach, the 120-key Dusit Princess Boracay will feature a swimming pool, a gym, an all-day dining restaurant, a local speciality restaurant, and function rooms for social and business events.

Dusit Princess Boracay is slated to open in early 2021 on the west coast of Boracay; Willy’s Rock in Boracay Island pictured

Dusit Princess Boracay is located a 15-minute drive from Cagban Jetty Port, which links by ferry to Caticlan Airport.

Dusit International currently operates five properties in the Philippines, including Dusit Thani Manila; dusitD2 Davao; Dusit Thani Residence Davao; The Beach Club at Lubi Plantation Island, Managed by Dusit; and Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu.

Dusit also has 11 properties across four brands – Dusit Thani, dusitD2, Dusit Princess, and ASAI Hotels – in the pipeline in the Philippines.

The majority of these properties are set to open within the next three years, positioning Dusit as “one of the largest international hotel operators in the Philippines”, said the company.

The company also recently opened the Dusit Hospitality Management College, which offers short courses and degree programmes designed to create talented hospitality professionals for the industry at large.

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