Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts has announced it has secured two new hotel projects in Shanghai: Dusit Thani Hotel and Dusit Princess Serviced Residence.
The new additions are a milestone in Dusit Fudu’s expansion plans and means the company now has more than 15 projects currently in the works.
Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts president Lim Boon Kwee said the company is thrilled to secure the management of two properties in China’s financial capital.
“Dusit Fudu was created to bring the hallmark gracious Thai hospitality pioneered by Dusit over 65 years ago to the Chinese market,” Mr Kwee said.
“As we have grown to cover 15 cities throughout the country, we are proud to have not one, but two projects in Shanghai to demonstrate the significance of the Dusit brand on a growing scale.”
The Dusit Thani Hotel, Shanghai Zhabei, due to open in 2019, is located near the city’s business and lifestyle complex, Life Hub @ Daning, and will feature 215 guest rooms and suites.
It will offer guests two restaurants, a rooftop swimming pool and bar and is conveniently situated close to Pudong International Airport, Hongqiao Airport and a high-speed train station.
Opening in 2016, Dusit Princess Serviced Residence, Shanghai Xuhui also boasts a convenient location in the Xuhui District, a commercial and tourist hub.
The property will feature 112 apartments, an all-day dining restaurant, indoor swimming pool and health club.
Both properties will be constructed in partnership with Mingyuan Group Company.
Mingyuan Group Co. chairman Li Song Jian said the Dusit Fudu team will provide necessary support for the long-term success of the two properties.
“We look forward to an excellent future as part of Dusit and are excited to be the first to bring this iconic Thai brand to Shanghai,” Mr Jian said.