Carlson hotels worldwide-Asia Pacific announces the Signing of radisson resort & spa krabi
09/21/2007|9:42:00 AM|etravelblackboardasia
Thursday, 20 September 2007:Carlson Hotels Worldwide - Asia Pacific announced the addition of the Radisson Resort & Spa Krabi, Thailand, to its growing development portfolio. Situated on the Sri Boya Island on the Andaman Sea, the resort, slated to be opened by mid-2010, will be developed on a 65-rai (104,000 sqm) parcel of beachfront land, approximately 800m away from mainland Krabi.

“We are delighted to be developing such an outstanding resort in an up-andcoming tourist destination such as Krabi,” said Paul Kirwin, president of Carlson Hotels Worldwide – Asia Pacific and president of Carlson Asia Pacific. “We are enchanted by the charm and beauty of Thailand and its people, and it was exceptionally easy for us to decide on this location because of the beautiful sights and attractions Krabi has to offer.”

The Radisson Resort & Spa Krabi is only five minutes away by long tail boat from the pier on the mainland, and approximately 30 minutes from Krabi’s international airport.

Owned by Sri Boya Development Co. Ltd and under the design direction of Architect Dhevanand, the resort will feature modern interiors inspired by the rich heritage of Thailand and its people. Rooms will comprise 120 superior rooms, 28 junior suites and 16 suites.

The Radisson Resort & Spa Krabi will feature an all-day dining and a signature restaurant, plus a pool bar for finger food, drinks and cocktails. Guests will be able to choose from an array of facilities such as a gym, meeting facilities, and the resort spa, providing traditional Thai therapy and relaxing spa treatments.

Mark Last, Chief Executive Officer for Sri Boya Development said, “We are proud to be partnering with Carlson Hotels Worldwide - Asia Pacific. The Radisson brand is one of the leading full service hotel brands in the world and we are confident that the Radisson Resort & Spa Krabi will provide the same standard of excellence in an ideal setting for a tranquil, relaxing getaway and an unforgettable hospitality experience to all.”

The Radisson Resort & Spa Krabi brings the total number of Carlson hotels currently under development in Thailand to five, including the Park Plaza Sukhumvit Bangkok, Radisson Plaza Resort Phuket Panwa Beach, Radisson Suites Bangkok Sukhumvit and The Regent Bangkok.