Minor Hotels Signs Riverside Resort in Chiang Mai, Thailand
(04 March 2022, 11:48 +07)
Minor Hotels, the parent company of NH Collection Hotels, signed the brand’s first property in Asia.
Scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2023, the NH Collection Chiang Mai Ping River will be located on a bank of the Mae Ping River in northern Thailand.
The resort, which will occupy two low-rise buildings, will feature 79 rooms and suites – some with private plunge pools; a multipurpose space combining a restaurant, café, art space and bar; a swimming pool with a deck; as well as a fitness center.
Directly opposite the resort is the Old Town with its trendy art galleries, handicraft shops and numerous restaurants, while Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) is just 4 kilometers away.
Suite at NH Collection Chiang Mai Ping River
The result of a partnership between Osmo Ping River, a subsidiary of Osmo Properties Group and Minor Hotels, this development marks the debut of the NH Collection brand outside of Europe and Latin America, where the high-end chain counts 93 hotels.
“The NH Collection Chiang Mai, with its riverside location just minutes from the Old City, is a unique place surrounded by history, culture and nature,” said Dillip Rajakarier, General Manager of Minor Hotels. “Each NH Collection experience is based on our promise to connect guests to the soul of the city, so finding the right destination for our first NH Collection property in Asia was extremely important. Together with our partner Osmo Ping River, we look forward to giving the city of Chiang Mai a truly remarkable property that will speak to its position as Thailand’s center of creativity.
Nestled in the mountains of northern Thailand, the laid-back city of Chiang Mai is one of the country’s most visited destinations, known for its long history of traditional craftsmanship. The inauguration of the Chiang Mai Museum of Contemporary Art in 2016 cemented the city’s reputation as an artistic hub.
Founded in 1296, Chiang Mai was the capital of the independent Lanna Kingdom until 1558, and the old city still retains remnants of walls and moats as well as hundreds of elaborate Buddhist temples reflecting the city’s importance as a cultural and religious center.
Along with cultural activities, such as visits to artisan villages and hill tribes, guests can immerse themselves in nature with trips to hot springs, natural parks, and waterfalls.
“We are confident that Thailand will regain its position as a top tourist destination, especially Chiang Mai, which boasts natural beauty, cultural diversity, local cuisine and pleasant weather during the season. cool that has made the city popular with Thais and internationals alike. guests. It is an honor for us to partner with Minor Hotels for the first NH Collection in Thailand. We are delighted to work with local artisans in Chiang Mai to incorporate the art, culture and lifestyle of Lanna people into the design of this premier luxury hotel brand, which is already well established in Europe” said Mr. Jirath Pavaravadhana, Chairman of Osmo Properties Group. .