Pioneering lifestyle hospitality brand continues global growth with The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon and The Standard, Hua Hin.
Standard Hotels, a collection of landmark properties that have redefined hospitality, today announced it will participate in the 2021 Arabian Travel Market for the first time. The Standard will share previews of the brand’s upcoming and recent openings, including The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon, and The Standard, Hua Hin.
“After the recent openings of our stunning London and Maldives properties in 2019, we are excited to open two hotels in Thailand this year,” said Amar Lalvani, Chief Executive Officer of Standard International. “As with our other properties, both hotels will immerse themselves in their communities and showcase the best of each, from Bangkok’s urban vibrancy to Hua Hin’s chill beachside.”
December 2021 will mark the opening of The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon, the brand’s flagship property in Asia. The property will feature 155 rooms in the 78-story King Power Mahanakhon building, a futuristic skyscraper overlooking the capital city. The property will also feature the renowned Standard Grill and country’s first Mott 32, the groundbreaking Cantonese restaurant with locations in Hong Kong and Las Vegas. Designed by The Standard’s award-winning in-house design team in collaboration with Hayon Studio, the property’s interior will celebrate both the glamour and fun The Standard is known for.
Also slated to open in December 2021, The Standard, Hua Hin is nestled in a lush garden dreamscape with native flora and greenery, just steps from the Gulf of Thailand. A colorful collection of 199 rooms, suites and villas is complemented by a pool scene reminiscent of the beloved Standard hotel in Miami. The Lido restaurant and bar will have year-round al fresco dining, and the Juice Café will offer elixirs and fresh pressed juices. The impeccably restored heritage house on the property will be reinvented as, Praia, which will serve traditional Hua Hin beach side dishes paired with craft cocktails.
The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives opened in November 2019 and provides a fresh approach with its island retreat, offering innovative wellness treatments, first rate snorkeling and diving at its natural house reef, and culinary and cultural experiences that welcome not only couples but groups of friends and singles. A new twist on the traditional Maldives resort experience, visitors can choose from a variety of excursions, including, private sunset boat trips to uninhabited islands and undiscovered reefs, along with day and night fishing, watersports and private dining on their own island. The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives also has some of the most experienced guides in the country available for guided underwater excursions.
Arabian Travel Market is the leading global event for the inbound and outbound travel industry in the Middle East. For the last twenty-eight years, the annual event has connected products and destinations from around the world with buyers and travel trade visitors at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Standard Hotels’ booth is located at HC0400.
Future locations for The Standard include Melbourne, Lisbon, Singapore, and Brussels. For more information on the brand’s properties, please visit www.standardhotels.com.
About The Standard Hotels:
Created in 1999, The Standard hotels are known for their taste-making clientele, their pioneering design, and their unrelenting un-standard-ness. With 6 hotels in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, most recently London, and now the Maldives, the goal of every Standard project—be it a hotel, a rooftop discothèque, or a magazine—is to defy conventions, up the aesthetic stakes, and deliver an experience that can only be had at The Standard. The Standard’s irreverent and playful sensibility, combined with a careful consideration of design, detail and service, have established its reputation as a pioneer of hospitality, travel, dining, nightlife, and beyond.
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