Red Planet continues expansion with flagship Bangkok hotel


Red Planet Hotels has continued to expand its fast-growing value hotel chain with the recent opening of the 201-room Red Planet Surawong hotel in Bangkok.

The hotel is the group’s 26th in Asia and fifth in Thailand.  Red Planet also owns hotels in the Philippines (ten), Indonesia (seven), and Japan (four).

Red Planet Hotels Chief Executive Officer, Tim Hansing, said the latest addition to the company’s portfolio would take the number of rooms it operates in the region to 4,118, and that “there is robust scope to double this number in the coming years”.

A double room in the new Red Planet Surawong, Bangkok hotel.

“It is quite clear since we launched our new brand in July that we have given the value hotel sector the significant shake-up it needed to raise standards and service in this sector of the market.  In the rush by developers to cater to the five-star end of the market this sector has, sadly, been left behind at times, and we are changing this,” he said.

Hansing further added that Red Planet would soon be making additional announcements in regards to the expansion of the brand in its existing markets and in new countries.