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IHG signs first InterContinental hotel in Phuket

16 February 2016
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Bangkok, 15 February, 2016 – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today announced the signing of a management agreement with Proud Resort Phuket to develop InterContinental Phuket Resort, as part of a luxury community project, MontAzure, on Phuket’s west coast. The property will be IHG’s first hotel in Phuket.

Photo from left: Mr. Jonathan Umali, Director Asset Management, ARCH Capital Management, MontAzure, Mr. Phichet Nithivasin, Shareholder of MontAzure, Ms. Proudputh Liptapanlop, Executive Director, Proud Real Estate, Mr. Richard Yue, CEO & CIO, ARCH Capital Management, MontAzure, Mr. Suwat Liptapanlop, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Jan Smith, CEO Asia Middle East & Africa, IHG, Mr. Pasu Liptapanlop, Executive Director, Proud Real Estate and Mr. Allan Watts, COO Asia Middle East & Africa, IHG

Photo from left: Mr. Jonathan Umali, Director Asset Management, ARCH Capital Management, MontAzure, Mr. Phichet Nithivasin, Shareholder of MontAzure, Ms. Proudputh Liptapanlop, Executive Director, Proud Real Estate, Mr. Richard Yue, CEO & CIO, ARCH Capital Management, MontAzure, Mr. Suwat Liptapanlop, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Jan Smith, CEO Asia Middle East & Africa, IHG, Mr. Pasu Liptapanlop, Executive Director, Proud Real Estate and Mr. Allan Watts, COO Asia Middle East & Africa, IHG

Scheduled to open in 2019, InterContinental Phuket Resort is located on Kamala Beach, between Millionaire’s Mile and the Amanpuri headland, one of the island’s most popular destinations and perfect for travellers looking for a relaxing and luxurious getaway.

This well-enclosed bay and fishing village situated off the west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea, is surrounded by forested hills and is one of the most beautiful places in Phuket. Kamala Beach is known for its expansive white sands and crystal clear waters, providing travellers the choice of both tranquillity and exclusivity with easy access to Phuket’s vibrant night life, with the popular Patong Town just a short drive away, as well as the Phuket International Airport.


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Photo from left: Mr. Jan Smith, CEO Asia Middle East & Africa, IHG, Mr. Allan Watts, COO Asia Middle East & Africa, IHG, Mr. Suwat Liptapanlop, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Pasu Liptapanlop, Executive Director, Proud Real Estate and Mr. Proudputh Liptapanlop, Executive Director, Proud Real Estate

The InterContinental Phuket Resort will be the sixth IHG property in the Greater Phuket area, and the 19th IHG property in Thailand. It will comprise of a mix of villas and hotel rooms, with unobstructed views of the glittering Andaman Sea and surrounded by forests of pine trees and facilities designed by award-winning designers and architects.

Guests will have direct beach access, experience an exquisite gastronomic adventure with the resort’s F&B offerings, as well as enjoy breath-taking views from the swimming pool, an uncompromising spa, the Club InterContinental, the Fitness Centre and Kids’ Club. Designed as a complete leisure destination, the resort is also a place for both of honeymoons and families, with an exceptional ability to cater for weddings and meeting functions.

The InterContinental Phuket Resort will be a key component in the overall MontAzure development. The entire 454 rai site includes 75 upscale beachfront branded condominiums, 13 exclusive private hillside estate villas, beach clubs for public and private use, a lifestyle retail component, a medical and wellness centre and a 200 rai protected nature reserve.