Top News IHG makes triple signing in Thailand By TTG Asia / Posted on 23 June, 2021 15:28 IHG Hotels & Resorts has signed an agreement with Thai real estate group Asset World Corporation to develop three hotels in Thailand. The multi-property agreement includes the new-build InterContinental Bangkok Chinatown, as well as two further projects in Chinatown and Pattaya, totalling 629 rooms. InterContinental Bangkok Chinatown will be the first luxury hospitality development in the area Set to open in 2027, the 332-room InterContinental Bangkok Chinatown hotel will be located in historic Verngnakornkhasem within a mixed-use development that will house two hotels, residences and a retail mall, including a 24-hour food centre on Charoen Krung Road. The hotel will feature three restaurants and bars, as well as a swimming pool, fitness centre and 1,400m² of events and meeting space supplemented by eight private rooms. The mixed-use development will also boast the second property under this agreement – a 63-room lifestyle boutique hotel, converted from traditional four-storey shophouses. Another boutique hotel under the agreement will open in Pattaya in early 2024. Located within the Aquatique district, the property will be at the heart of a lifestyle and entertainment complex featuring hotels, retail and dining outlets, and convention spaces. With 234 rooms and suites, the hotel will also feature restaurants, a rooftop bar, a swimming pool, spa and meeting rooms in excess of 670m².