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Destination Group Signs Franchise Agreement with IHG

Destination Group Signs Franchise Agreement with IHG - VISITTHAILAND - TRAVELINDEXPhuket, Thailand, February 27, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Destination Group has signed a landmark agreement with IHG Hotels & Resorts that will see two of its popular resorts in Phuket join the world-famous Holiday Inn brand.

Following this important franchise deal, the 256-key Surin Phuket Beach Resort will be rebranded as the Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Surin Beach and the 224-key Karon Phuket Beach Resort will become known as the Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Karon Beach. These elegant, family-focused properties will now be refurbished in line with Holiday Inn’s brand standards, which are geared towards delivering memorable experiences for all guests through contemporary design and warm, welcoming service.

The two rebranded Destination Group resorts will be as follows:

Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Surin Beach
Located just 100 metres from the soft sands of Surin Beach on Phuket’s west coast, 25 minutes’ drive from Phuket International Airport, Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Surin Beach comprises 256 rooms and suites, including a collection of family units. A wide range of facilities includes four restaurants and bars, a swimming pool with water slides, a kids’ pool, fitness centre and spa. Ideal for multi-generational escapes, the resort features extensive family facilities including a games arcade, cinema, ice cream shop and toy store, plus the Siam Adventure Club – the comprehensive kids’ club.

Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Karon Beach
Perfectly positioned on the shore in Karon, the popular tourist enclave on Phuket’s sunset coast, Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Karon Beach features 224 rooms and suites, including family rooms and units with private plunge pools. Guests can unwind at the fitness centre, spa, Siam Adventure Club and three swimming pools, including a children’s pool with waterslide. Diverse dining is available at five restaurants and bars. A haven of tranquility just steps from the sea, this fantastic family resort is surrounded by shops and restaurant, approximately one hour’s drive from Phuket International Airport. to add text to your template.

One key aspect of the family experience at both resorts will be the Siam Adventure Club – a dedicated activity centre for young children and teens. Little ones can plunge into a ball pit, watch movies, experiment with arts & crafts, play at the playground or enjoy video games on a PS4. A daily calendar of activities includes scavenger hunts, walking on water, foam parties, cooking classes and more. With free accommodation and meals for kids*, Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Surin Beach and Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Karon Beach are both perfect for parents.

Destination Group now owns a collection of hotels and resorts in Thailand’s leading leisure destinations, including Phuket, Hua Hin and Koh Samui. It works with some of the hospitality industry’s leading brands, including Holiday Inn and Radisson.

About Destination Group
Under the motto of creating “Great Places To Be,” Destination Group has built a successful hotel portfolio in Thailand. Throughout the last 25 years, the group has continued to expand, innovate, and succeed in the hospitality market. Destination Group is renowned for its innovative designs, and for setting the standard in world-class resort and business hotels, providing outstanding holiday experiences that are second-to-none. In evolving our business, the group also owns Destination Eats, featuring +15 unique F&B brands, along with Collective Hospitality, one of Asia’s largest hostel companies. We love what we do and are motivated to continue developing exceptional holiday experiences that excite our guests.