New Luxury Hotel Okura Prestige Opens in Bangkok

The new, luxurious Okura Prestige Bangkok hotel opens in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 14, 2012.

A hotel from the Japan-based Okura Hotels & Resorts brand, the property is located in Bangkok’s new Ventures Ecoplex, around 40-minute away from Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport.

The Okura Prestige Bangkok features contemporary design with a large helping of Asian flavour. The hotel includes 240 guestrooms, as well as a spa, a fitness centre, four restaurants and bars, and a business centre with latest technology. The hotel also has four meeting rooms for hosting events and seminars.

Toshihiro Ogita, the president of Hotel Okura Co Ltd, owner of the Okura Hotels & Resorts and Nikko Hotels International brands, said, ‘We are proud of our newest addition, which we think will be the best hotel in Bangkok. We’re looking forward to welcoming many international guests.’

The hotel is offering special introductory packages from May 14 to September 30, 2012 to celebrate its opening in the city.

Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is a favourite destination for tourists from across the world. The main tourist attractions in the city are the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun. The city serves as a gateway to other tourist destinations in Thailand, such as Phuket, and Krabi.

The city also hosts many festivals, including the Bangkok Songkran Festival from April 13 to 15; The Royal Ploughing Ceremony in May; The Queen’s Birthday Celebration on August 12; Trooping of the Colour in December; and The King’s Birthday Celebrations on December 5.