Minor International Receives Multiple Prestigious Awards For Luxury Thailand Residential Resort Properties

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Wednesday July 13, 2011 17:41
Bangkok--13 Jul--Spark Communications

Minor International’s luxury residential resort properties continue to win industry accolades, receiving three prestigious awards from industry peers for The Residences at The St. Regis Bangkok and the Residences at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai. Having garnered numerous awards for their Asian properties over the past two years, Minor International continues to set a new standard for luxury development in the region.

The Residences at The St. Regis Bangkok received two coveted awards from the Asia Pacific Property Awards, in association with Bloomberg Television and Google; and the Residences at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai received designation as one of the Top 20 Resort Properties from Property Report South East Asia Magazine.

“We are delighted to receive this recognition from our peers in the industry,” said William E. Heinecke, founder of Minor International PCL, the property development firm and one of Thailand’s largest hospitality and leisure companies. “Our vision was to create extraordinary properties in the world’s most dynamic and beautiful areas, and it’s gratifying to be acknowledged and rewarded for our efforts.”

The Residences at The St. Regis Bangkok Win Two Asia Pacific Property Awards

Announced this week in Shanghai, the Asia Pacific Property Awards are part of International Property Awards, the world’s most prestigious property competition of residential and commercial properties. Each year, they set out to identify the very best real estate professionals and developments across the globe. The Residences at The St. Regis Bangkok, which opened in April, 2011, were given “Highly Commended” awards in two categories: Development of Multiple Units in Thailand; and Apartment in Thailand. All of the award winners will compete for the “World’s Best” recognition at the International Property Awards in London in December, 2011. Just last year, the St. Regis Bangkok received The Best Condo Development Bangkok & Best Condo Development Thailand at the prestigious Thailand Property Awards in November, 2010.

Rising from the 25th to the 45th floors of the St. Regis Bangkok, The Residences at The St. Regis Bangkok are destined to become one of the city skyline’s defining silhouettes. Located in a prime location along Rajadamri Road, in close proximity to the prestigious entertainment and business districts of Bangkok, The Residences at The St. Regis Bangkok will set a new standard for luxury living in Thailand and be ideally positioned to cater to both the city’s influential business leaders, discerning leisure travelers, and potential homeowners seeking one of the world’s finest addresses. The Residences feature 53 St. Regis branded homes – a first for the IndoChina region – ranging from approximately 320 to 920 square meters and including three- and four-bedroom units, deluxe penthouses and duplex penthouses with private pools. The homes offer the privilege of a bespoke St. Regis experience and an exceptional lifestyle at one of the most exclusive addresses in Bangkok. www.stregisbangkokresidences.com

The Residences at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai Named One of Top 20 Resort Properties

Another one of Minor International’s Thailand developments, The Residences at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, was named one of the Top 20 Resort Properties by Property Report South East Asia Magazine, the region's leading luxury real estate publication. Chosen by a panel of renowned business and property journalists, the list features the best private residences within fully operational resorts in South East Asia. The Residences at Four Seasons Resorts Chiang Mai scored well in several categories, including location, design, comfort, exclusive services and the range of resort facilities available to residents.

Beautiful Chiang Mai province was voted Asia’s third best city by Travel + Leisure Magazine World’s Best Awards in 2009. Taking advantage of its breathtaking surroundings, the Residences at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai feature five deluxe villas that blend the renowned style of the ancient Lanna period with all the amenities of a modern way of life. Residences owners enjoy full service by the award-winning Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, including access to a world-class spa, a fully-equipped fitness centre, tennis courts, library and reading room, specialty restaurants, swimming pool and butler services. For more information, visit http://www.residences-chiangmai.com/

About Minor International PCL

Minor International PCL is one of Thailand’s largest hospitality and leisure companies, with a portfolio of 35 hotels operating in eight countries under the Anantara, Marriott, Four Seasons, Elewana, OAKS and Minor International brands in Thailand, the Maldives, Vietnam, Africa, Australia, the Middle East, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. The company is also one of the leading spa operators in Asia Pacific with over 30 spas under Mandara, Anantara brands. A member of the Stock Exchange of Thailand blue chip SET 50 Index, Minor is also recognized by Asia Money magazine as Thailand’s Best Managed Medium Cap Company for financial and business performance, management strategy and vision, and shareholder value creation.

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