GHM has signed a administration settlement with Aquarius Worldwide Growth to function a 200-key resort on Koh Chang, the third largest island in Thailand.
The Chedi Aquarius Koh Chang will characteristic an all-day-dining restaurant, a cliff-edge restaurant, rooftop bar, spa, infinity pool with pool bar, and convention services overlooking the Gulf of Thailand.
Scheduled to open in 2023, the brand new Chedi would complement lodges in Muscat (Oman), Sharjah (United Arab Emirates), Andermatt (Switzerland) and Luštica Bay (Montenegro), in addition to lodges beneath improvement for the Maldives, India and Taiwan, all set to open within the coming 12 months.
“This new resort is shaping up with an integrity of design and a sure poise which might be hallmarks of the Chedi expertise,” stated GHM chief govt, Tommy Lai.
“We’ve been looking out for a approach again into Thailand since 2013, and the Chedi Aquarius Koh Chang is the right car.”
Although Koh Chang lacks the title recognition of both Phuket or Koh Samui, Thailand’s largest and second largest island, its relative obscurity is partly a perform of its pure splendour: a nationwide park covers 83 per cent of the island.
GHM, by design, is a resort group that has centered on rising, fairly than mature, locations.
“We’re delighted to associate with GHM to convey the celebrated Chedi model again to Thailand,” stated Nixon Chung, chief working officer of AQI.
“With its pristine location on this ecotourism haven, impeccable design and distinctive facilities, the Chedi Aquarius Koh Chang will characterize the perfect of Thai hospitality.
“We look ahead to welcoming company from the fourth quarter of 2023.”
Readily accessible by air and by street from Bangkok, flights to the closest airport in Trat take one hour; overland, the drive is 300 kilometres.
The ferry from the mainland takes lower than an hour.