dusitD2 Yarkay Thimphu, Bhutan hotel sponsors the first Bhutan-Thailand Friendship Drive

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Friday July 5, 2019 09:26
Bangkok--5 Jul--Dusit International
Hotel welcomes drivers as part of special event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Thailand and Bhutan.

Dusit International's first hotel in the kingdom of Bhutan, dusitD2 Yarkay Thimphu, recently welcomed participants of the 'Bhutan-Thailand Friendship Drive – Connecting Peoples of the Two Kingdoms by Land' – an epic journey from Bangkok to Thimpu specially arranged to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Thailand and Bhutan.

Co-organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the Royal Bhutanese Embassy and Thairung, and sponsored by dusitD2 Yarkay Thimphu and Druk Air (Royal Bhutan Airlines), the special drive followed the Myanmar-Thailand-India trilateral highway through the three countries – a distance of 3,000 km – completed over eight days, from 21 – 28 June 2019.

More than 20 participants took part in the drive, including government officials from Bhutan and Thailand.
Opened on 19 December 2018, dusitD2 Yarkay Thimphu, Bhutan comprises 83 well-appointed guest rooms and suites and serves as the first and largest internationally-branded hotel in Bhutan.
Alongside a beautiful lobby showcasing local artworks, hotel offerings include a Thai spa, a fully equipped gym, an international all-day-dining restaurant, and the first authentic Thai restaurant in Bhutan.
About Dusit International

Dusit International was founded in 1948 by Honorary Chairperson Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui, whose ?rst hotel was the Princess on Bangkok's Charoenkrung Road. Today the company is a leader in hotel management and hospitality education and comprises a unique international portfolio of distinctive hotels and resorts operating under four brands: Dusit Thani, dusitD2, Dusit Princess and Dusit Devarana.

Alongside growing its operations globally, with more than 50 properties in the pipeline across key destinations, Dusit International is also expanding its business to provide new experiences for customers across the lodging spectrum.

The company recently entered the vacation rental market with the full acquisition of Elite Havens, the leading provider of high-end vacation rentals in Asia, and it also announced plans to enter the lifestyle market with the launch of ASAI Hotels, a distinctive new brand designed to link curious, millennial-minded travellers with authentic local experiences in vibrant cities and resort destinations worldwide.

The company also operates the signature Devarana Spa and has a fast-growing Education Division. The latter, established in 1993, comprises Dusit Thani College, which offers vocational and postgraduate hospitality degrees at campuses in Bangkok and Pattaya; and Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Culinary School.

In 2019, Dusit International will redevelop its flagship Dusit Thani Bangkok hotel as part of Dusit Central Park, a landmark mixed-use project comprising residences, an office building, retail areas, and a new Dusit Thani Bangkok hotel. The new hotel is expected to open in 2023.

For more information, please visit www.dusit.com.
Official photos of Dusit Hotels & Resorts can be downloaded at medialib.dusit.com

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