First Aloft hotel in Southeast Asia will bring a new twist in travel when it opens in early 2011
aloft Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Brendan Daly as general manager of Aloft Bangkok – Sukhumvit 11. The first Aloft hotel in Southeast Asia, Aloft Bangkok – Sukhumvit 11 is scheduled to open in early 2011.
Infused with the DNA of W Hotels, Aloft is a new destination sensation under Starwood’s family, featuring loft-inspired design, accessible technology and a stylish urban attitude. With its superb locations worldwide, Aloft will be introducing its first state-of-the-art hotel in South East Asia with its convenient location in the heart of Bangkok – Sukhumvit 11. The hotel will offer 297 guestrooms, perfect for the modern guest who knows forward design and needs a tech-savvy space, and who loves the urban look and a bright social scene.
“I am thrilled to be entrusted with the management of this wonderful new property, and I’m especially excited about bringing the first Aloft hotel to Southeast Asia," commented Daly. “With its superb location in the heart of Bangkok – Sukhumvit 11 and the new twist in travel that the Aloft brand will be introducing, we are confident that this new hotel will be a welcome addition to the Bangkok hospitality scene, especially for travelers who crave something bold, sleek and unique.”
Daly brings close to 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry to his new position, most recently working on the pre-opening of Sofitel Bangkok, Sukhumvit. Daly’s prior positions include management roles at Sheraton On The Park, Sydney, Accor’s Darling Harbour Complex and Sofitel Riverside Chiang Mai.Aloft Bangkok – Sukhumvit 11 will offer visitors a refreshing alternative to current lodging options when it opens in 2011. Aloft Bangkok, Sukhumvit 11 will feature 297 rooms, over 350 square meter of meeting space & pre-function area, Crave – an all day dining restaurant, re:fuel – grab ‘n go café, w xyz bar, re:charge fitness center and splash outdoor swimming pool. The hotel will be centrally located in Sukhumvit Road and will provide travelers easy access to the commercial and entertainment districts of Bangkok.
Source = Starwood Hotels & Resorts