MQDC brings Six Senses to Bangkok at The Forestias

Real Estate Press Releases Monday August 27, 2018 10:32
Bangkok--27 Aug--Magnolia Quality Development
MQDC and Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas will open a Six Senses hotel, the first in Bangkok, along with 50 branded residences at the 119-acre The Forestias, a mixed-use green development at Bangna.

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas is to operate its first hotel in Bangkok at the 119-acre The Forestias green development at Bangna under a collaboration with international property developer MQDC (Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited).

The companies formalized their collaboration, also covering branded residences, at a signing ceremony at Research & Innovation for Sustainability Center (RISC) at Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard.

MQDC CEO Mr Visit Malaisirirat and MQDC's President for Hotels & Hospitality, Mr Chris Ow, signed for the developer. Six Senses was represented by its CEO, Mr Neil Jacobs, and President, Bernhard Bohnenberger.

"This collaboration is based on a shared aspiration: to offer residents and guests the highest-quality experiences for health and well-being while maintaining total harmony with the human and natural environment, an approach MQDC calls 'for all well-being'," said Mr Malaisirirat.

"Six Senses has won the devotion of an exacting clientele with its vision of intelligent luxury. MQDC is honored to be hosting this outstanding global brand at The Forestias, a mixed-use development built under our 'sustainnovation' principle with every element for healthy and sustainable living, including extensive woodlands and green spaces that can contribute to crafted experiences and cherished memories."

Six Senses CEO Mr Neil Jacobs said: "Six Senses has preferred The Forestias, its first location in Bangkok, for a 60-room hotel and 50 residences. Under our vision of reconnecting guests with themselves, others, and the world, Six Senses seeks out unique locations where we can operate sustainably and with consideration for our surroundings, what we term local sensitivity, global sensibility. At Six Senses Forestias, our residential owners and guests can enjoy a tranquil haven in easy reach from Bangkok's multitude of cultural and leisure attractions."

MQDC's Mr Ow said the developer would contribute expertise in design and construction to ensure an exceptional experience.
"MQDC's recognized success as a mixed-used property developer is confirmed by this agreement, which follows similar associations with other high-end hotel brands," he said.

"Bangkok is the undisputed world capital of hospitality, where the finest hotels and hospitality professionals compete to impress the most sophisticated travelers. With our harmonized vision of wellness and sustainability, MQDC and Six Senses will be adding a compelling new option to this rich offering."

About Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limite (MQDC)

Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited (MQDC) is a business unit of DTGO Corporation Limited (DTGO) that develops, invests in, and manages villa, condominium, and mixed-use projects with a corporate commitment 'for all well-being'.

MQDC develops residential and mixed-use projects under the luxury Magnolias brand and the youthful, urban Whizdom brand. The company has also set up The Aspen Tree to provide eldercare residences and full-spectrum services, enabling 'aging in place'.

The hotel and hospitality division also has a growing portfolio of hotels associated with MQDC's mixed-use projects including its flagship The Forestias, a 119-acre green district at Bangna on the outskirts of Bangkok.

Applying its philosophy of 'sustainnovation' MQDC aims to lead its sector in sustainability.
The company supports the Bangkok-based Research & Innovation for Sustainability Center (RISC), Asia's first research base for sustainable building with a focus on well-being.
MQDC also pursues innovation in energy-efficient technologies such as district cooling and onsite power through the EEC DT joint venture between EEC Engineering Network and DTGO.
MQDC is determined to operate with concern for all life on Earth, advancing this agenda through sustainable development for the wider benefit of society. For more information, visit www.mqdc.com.
About Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas operates 16 hotels and resorts plus 30 spas in 21 countries under the brand names Six Senses, Evason, and Six Senses Spas. The portfolio will triple over the next five years with resort, hotel and spa openings underway in Austria, Bhutan, Brazil, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Israel, St Kitts and Nevis, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, and the United States.

Six Senses properties share a leadership commitment to community, sustainability, wellness, and design, infused with a touch of quirkiness. Whether an exquisite island resort, mountain retreat, or urban hotel, the enduring purpose is to help people reconnect with themselves, others, and the world around them.

Six Senses Spas offers a wide range of holistic wellness, rejuvenation and beauty treatments administered under the guidance of expert therapists in all resorts as well as at 16 additional standalone spas. The high-tech and high-touch approach guides guests on their personal path to well-being, taking them as deep as they want to go.

Evason follows the Six Senses philosophy of uncompromised responsibility to sustainability and the community. Its two unique resorts provide a strong value focus, while offering a vast array of personal guest experiences that the whole family will love.


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