Published on : Monday, November 2, 2020
Dusit International recently signed a hotel management agreement with Yasuda Real Estate, a community-focused property developer based in Tokyo, to operate the luxury Dusit Thani Kyoto becoming the first Dusit-branded hotel in Japan. The property is located in the heart of the city, only 850 metres from Kyoto Station in the Honganji Monzen-machi district, and will be featuring 150 rooms set over four floors.
The agreement has been signed through a subsidiary of Dusit International based in Tokyo and the deal reflects a commitment to sustainable expansion by bringing long-term value to its local communities through creating jobs, contributing to the economy, and encouraging responsible tourism. The hotel will offer a Thai-themed all-day dining restaurant, a Japanese specialty restaurant, a lobby lounge and bar, function rooms, a health club equipped for fitness, and wellness facilities.
Suphajee Suthumpun, Chief Executive, Dusit International said in a statement that the company is delighted and honoured to have the opportunity to work with Yasuda Real Estate to bring the unique brand of Thai-inspired gracious hospitality to Japan for the first time. She also shared that the signing of Dusit Thani Kyoto serves as a major milestone for the company.
She said that the move highlights the company’s confidence in the strength and resilience of Japan’s travel market and its ability to bounce back strong after all the present challenges. She mentioned that Kyoto is a wonderful destination, rich in history, heritage, and culture, and said that authorities are looking forward to embracing the same in operations while doing the best to deliver long-term value for all stakeholders.