A New Mercure Opens Its Doors in Krabi

Mercure Krabi Deevana welcomes guests to meet and relax in this paradise on earth.

Bangkok, Thailand, October 07, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Asia Pacific and Thailand, announced today the opening of Mercure Krabi Deevana, a newly built hotel located in the ideal location of enchanting Krabi, one of Thailand’s most popular beach destinations.

“We are very delighted to expand the Mercure brand network into Krabi, adding another Mercure hotel in Thailand’s famous leisure destinations which includes Pattaya, Chiang Mai, Phuket and Samui. Krabi is a popular destination with not only its pristine beaches, wonderful islets, but also numerous adventure / ecotourism options for guests to choose from,” said Oswald Pichler, Accor’s Vice President of Operations for Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. “We see this as a strategic move to cater to the increasing number of tourists seeking an attractive, yet affordable accommodation on the coast of the Andaman Sea.”

Mercure Krabi Deevana is situated only a short distance from the mesmeric Ao Nang Beach, Krabi’s most popular beach. This resort is influenced by indigenous design and offering a spectacular view of the vast white sandy beach lined with palm trees, making it the ideal place for a memorable holiday or a rewarding incentive trip.

The resort comprises of 213 new stylish rooms and suites under five room categories: Superior, Deluxe, Deluxe Pool Access, Family Room, and Deluxe Suite. Each room is decorated in a distinctly warm and relaxed ambiance with a great view of Krabi’s stunning scenery and is equipped with premium in-room amenities, a large bathroom, flat screen LCD TV with cable channels, Wi-Fi internet connection and coffee/tea facilities.

Veeranat Limprasutr, the hotel’s Executive General Manager, commented “Mercure Krabi Deevana displays the brand’s trademark comfort and uniqueness, which are present throughout the hotel, and has a full range of full leisure and meeting facilities, making it the prefect place for leisure travellers looking for a place to relax or event organisers planning for corporate meeting and incentive trips.”

Inspired by the natural beauty and the abundant wildlife surrounding the hotel, Mercure Krabi Deevana offers exclusively distinguished facilities, all named after birds, such as the Kingfisher Restaurant – serving authentic Thai and international cuisine, Starling Lobby Lounge, Sun Bird Pool Bar – for those who prefer light meals and beverages, Swan Spa, Argus fitness centre, and Pigeon business centre.

In terms of event venues, the resort has small to medium meeting and function rooms, including the Hornbill Grand Ballroom, Hornbill Ballroom 1 and 2, and Broadbill Meeting Room. The hotel provides the latest meeting equipment and utilities supported by a dedicated technical team to ensure successful meetings and functions.

About Krabi
Krabi is located on the southwest coast of Thailand, 800 km from Bangkok and 170 km from Phuket island. Direct flights from Bangkok arrive frequently to Krabi International Airport which is just a 30-mins drive from the hotel. The hotel is located a 2-hour drive from Phuket International Airport and 20 mins from Krabi Town.

Please visit accorhotels.com or mercure.com for a reservation.

Sutanita Thavornchak