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The Ascott Limited – Thailand


A record number of awards in a single year with a total of 10 accolades, including Best General Manager & Luxury Management Group

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Bangkok, Thailand, 25 October 2022 – The Ascott Limited (Thailand), a wholly owned lodging business unit of Capitaland Investment, has been awarded the top honour of ‘Luxury Management Group’ at the 2022 World Luxury Awards, coming out tops among the hospitality companies on the global stage.


This crowning achievement comes on the heels of 9 other accolades the company has received — including ‘Best General Manager’ and ‘Luxury Brand’ — from votes by travel industry professionals and consumers worldwide.


The 10 awards are a major achievement for the group, with 8 of them competing at the global level and 2 of them at the Asia level.  Individual properties were recognised in categories such as 'Luxury Serviced Apartment', 'Luxury Business Serviced Apartments' and 'Luxury Art Boutique Hotel'. 


The ‘Best General Manager’ award in the global category went to Mr Brian Tan, the Country General Manager for Thailand & Laos, who oversaw the growth of the company in Thailand & Laos from 17 properties to 27 properties, steered the hotels successfully through the pandemic with minimal layoffs, created a strong employee culture to win back-to-back Best Employer Awards, and attained record guest service scores.


The complete list of the ten awards that Ascott Thailand and its properties received are:


  • Luxury Management Group (Global): The Ascott Limited (Thailand)
  • Best General Manager (Global): Mr Brian Tan, Country General Manager, Thailand & Laos
  • Luxury Brand (Global): Ascott The Residence
  • Luxury Serviced Apartment (Global): Ascott Sathorn Bangkok
  • Luxury Private Residence (Global): Somerset Park Suanplu Bangkok
  • Luxury Business Serviced Apartments (Global): Somerset Rama 9 Bangkok
  • Luxury Boutique Serviced Apartments (Global): Somerset Ekamai Bangkok
  • Contemporary Serviced Apartments (Global): Somerset Maison Asoke Bangkok
  • Luxury City Serviced Apartments (Asia): Somerset Sukhumvit Thonglor Bangkok
  • Luxury Art Boutique Hotel (Asia): lyf Sukhumvit 8 Bangkok


"We are humbled and honoured for our properties and our company to be recognized by fellow industry professionals and guests around the world.  These awards are a testament to the passion and hardwork of our amazing team of colleagues, our owners’ and partners’ unceasing support, and the guests who journey with us in making our establishment one of the best in the world. This recognition will only motivate us to strive harder towards new levels of excellence." said Mr. Brian Tan, Country General Manager, Thailand & Laos.


In Thailand & Laos, Ascott operates 19 properties, namely Ascott Sathorn Bangkok, Ascott Thonglor Bangkok, Ascott Embassy Sathorn, Somerset Ekamai Bangkok, Somerset Maison Asoke Bangkok, Somerset Park Suanplu Bangkok, Somerset Sukhumvit Thonglor Bangkok, Somerset Rama 9 Bangkok, Somerset Riverside Bangkok, Citadines Sukhumvit 8 Bangkok, Citadines Sukhumvit 11 Bangkok, Citadines Sukhumvit 16 Bangkok, lyf Sukhumvit 8 Bangkok, The Park at EM District, SQ Boutique Hotel, Somerset Pattaya, Somerset Harbourview Sri Racha, Citadines Grand Central Sri Racha, and Somerset Vientiane.  The other 8 properties are in various stages of the development pipeline.


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About The Ascott Limited


The Ascott Limited (Ascott) is a Singapore company that has grown to be one of the leading international lodging owner-operators. Ascott's portfolio spans over 200 cities across over 40 countries in Asia Pacific, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the USA.


Ascott has more than 89,000 operating units and about 64,000 units under development, making a total of more than 153,000 units in over 900 properties.


The company’s serviced apartment, coliving and hotel brands include Ascott, The Crest Collection, Somerset, Oakwood, Quest, Citadines, lyf, The Unlimited Collection, Préférence, Vertu, Harris, Fox, Yello, and POP!.


Ascott’s loyalty programme, Ascott Star Rewards, offers exclusive benefits to its members when they book directly with Ascott for their stays at its participating properties.


Ascott, a wholly owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Investment Limited, pioneered Asia Pacific’s first international-class serviced apartment with the opening of The Ascott Singapore in 1984. Today, the company boasts over 30 years of industry track record and award-winning brands that enjoy recognition worldwide.


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About CapitaLand Investment Limited


Headquartered and listed in Singapore, CapitaLand Investment Limited (CLI) is a leading global real estate investment manager (REIM) with a strong Asia foothold.  As of 30 June 2022, CLI had about S$125 billion of real estate assets under management, and about S$86 billion of real estate funds under management (FUM) held via six listed real estate investment trusts and business trusts, and more than 20 private vehicles across Asia-Pacific, Europe and USA.  Its diversified real estate asset classes cover retail, office, lodging, business parks, industrial, logistics and data centres.


CLI aims to scale its FUM and fee-related earnings through fund management, lodging management and its full stack of operating capabilities, and maintain effective capital management.  As the investment management arm of CapitaLand Group, CLI has access to the development capabilities of and pipeline investment opportunities from CapitaLand’s development arm. 


As a responsible company, CLI places sustainability at the core of what it does and has committed to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.  CLI contributes to the environmental and social well-being of the communities where it operates, as it delivers long-term economic value to its stakeholders.

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