AWC owns 15 hotels with 4,960 rooms that are managed by six entertainment venues as well as a ban on meetings,  events and large public gatherings in the "We are confident in the long-term positive outlook of Thai tourism. Wallapa Traisorat, CEO and president of AWC, said the multi-agreement demonstrates Marriott International's confidence in AWC. AWC chief executive and president Wallapa Traisorat said on Tuesday the closures were to reduce the risk of spreading the Covid-19 disease virus. All three will be located at the future expansion of the Asiatique The Riverfront shopping-dining destination. Sukhumvit Bangkok Hotel, Le Meridien Bangkok Hotel, The Okura Prestige Hotel Dusida Worrachaddejchai. (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), On Monday, Minor Hotels Group, the hospitality subsidiary of SET-listed Minor International, said it was closing its hotels in Bangkok and other risk areas nationwide in the face of the epidemic. AWC … Asset World Corporation (AWC) has expanded its hotels portfolio via a multi-agreement deal signed with Marriott International today. It is the second hotel group in Thailand to announce the temporary shutdown of hotels in Bangkok. Several short- and long-term measures are being introduced, The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok is built on the former site of Kandhavas Palace and is one of Bangkok’s most fashionable places to stay. Malaysia follows Thailand in giving CP approval for Tesco Lotus buyout, Hundreds of pigs squashed to death in grisly Pathum Thani road accident. "We are concerned about the challenging situation in Thailand and put our efforts into reducing the risks to the public by minimising large gatherings and the need for people to commute, particularly in Bangkok," Ms Wallapa said. The more than 2,000 employees would continue to receive their salaries during the closure, with the company requiring all employees to stay at home and refrain from travelling to other provinces, in line with  government policy. Wallapa said. The agreement is for four new hotels under three global hotel brands on the Bangkok riverside and Pattaya beachfront. ", Please contact : Sirintip Yutika Mobile +66 80 818 8187. group reported to Thailand’s stock exchange Monday. Thank you for subscribing our enewsletter. In addition to the five hotels, the temporary closure The company will also not engage in business meetings with people from outside the company. Around 11.4 tonnes of contraband ketamine worth almost B29bn are seized in Chachoengsao province. Japan to support Asean in virus response, security, Atta seeks green light for more China tourists, Indonesia pushes for Asean travel bubble in early 2021, Chinese shoppers spend big in post-virus Singles' Day binge, Singapore to introduce new visa to draw top global tech talent. published : They will be shuttered from March 26 to April 15. In addition to the five hotels, the temporary closure extends to the group’s retail properties to comply with the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration announcement issued last week.