Accorhotels and Ocean Wing Co. Ltd have partnered for the opening of MGallery by Sofitel Phuket Patong Resort. Located in the heart of Patong and a mere five-minute walk from some of Thailand’s most celebrated beaches, shopping malls and popular night spots, MGallery By Sofitel Phuket Patong Resort features 235 rooms and suites, an all-day-dining restaurant and two bars. Wellness and leisure facilities include a fitness centre, spa, an outdoor pool and a kids club.
Mr. Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer for AccorHotels Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia, says, “We are very pleased to partner with Ocean Wing to open our third hotel in Phuket. Phuket is a key and growing destination. The opening of MGallery by Sofitel Phuket Patong Resort by Q1 2019 will add Group’s growing portfolio of boutique hotels collection in the region.”
MGallery is a collection of boutique hotels, both inspiring and individually styled, where “art de recevoir” enhances local discovery and shapes memorable moments. With a compelling mix of heritage, serenity and signature hotels, each MGallery is enriched with its own story inspired by memorable moments giving guest an opportunity to connect with their travel destination in a uniquely personal way.
Phuket is one of the world’s premier leisure destinations. Tourism is expected to grow to more than 9.6 million tourist arrivals to the island this year, a 5% year-on-year growth rate since 2016. The island is expected to welcome 300 flights per day with an estimated daily arrival of 50,000 passengers into the island with the renovation completion of Phuket International Airport in June next year.
AccorHotels currently operates over 800 hotels and resorts across Asia Pacific with 73 properties in Thailand.