4 May 2023
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES ANNOUNCE INDIA'S LEASE MODEL OF HOTEL MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION.
MUMBAI, India (May 5, 2023) - Absolute Hotel Services is proud to announce that it is strategically moving into India's Lease Model of Hotel Management & Operation. The name of the new entity for the lease & freehold ownership model is AHS Hotel Assets Pvt Ltd.
2 May 2023
HR GROUP EXPANDS INTO ASIA. THE BERLIN-BASED HOTEL COMPANY IS ENTERING THE ASIAN MARKET WITH A SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT IN ASIA-BASED ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES (AHS)
BERLIN, Germany (May 2, 2023) - The Berlin-based HR Group (HRG) is continuing its expansion drive with an acquisition of U Global Hospitality Company Limited's shareholdings in Bangkok-based Absolute Hotel Services (AHS). AHS includes hotels under the Eastin Hotels & Resorts, U Hotels & Resorts, Absolute Collection, and Travelodge brands. With more than 37 existing hotels and golf clubs and 34 projects under development in Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Hong Kong, and Turkey, the hotel management company is one of the most rapidly growing hotel groups in the Asian region. Further expansions are planned this year in Korea and the Philippines.
17 Jan 2023
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES ANNOUNCES FIRST EASTIN ESTATES PROPERTY WITH SIGNING OF EASTIN ESTATES HUA HIN
BANGKOK, Thailand (January 17, 2023) – Jonathan Wigley, CEO of the Absolute Hotel Services Group, has signed an agreement with Mr Damrong Pitaksit, Miss Peerada Pitaksit, and Miss Peachaya Pitaksit of SMC Land Company Limited to launch the very first Eastin Estates branded property, Eastin Estates Hua Hin.
19 Dec 2022
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES APPOINTS SENIOR ADVISOR STRATEGIC GROWTH
BANGKOK, Thailand (December 2022) – The Founder and CEO of Absolute Hotel Services (AHS), Mr Jonathan Wigley, is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Justin Strachan as Senior Advisor of Strategic Growth, effective January 1, 2023.
13 Dec 2022
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES APPOINTS LEADERSHIP POSITIONS ON BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, SALES, MARKETING, REVENUE AND QUALITY ASSURANCE TEAMS
BANGKOK, Thailand (December 2022) – The CEO of Absolute Hotel Services (AHS), Mr Jonathan Wigley, is pleased to announce four promotions within the Sales, Marketing & Revenue and Business Development teams and the introduction of 2 new roles on the Quality Assurance team.
19 Oct 2022
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES SIGNS MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT FOR THE FIRST ABSOLUTE COLLECTION PROPERTY IN VIETNAM
Bangkok, Thailand (October 2022) – Absolute Hotel Services Group is delighted to announce the first Absolute Collection property in Vietnam with the signing of Lamia Bao Loc Resort, A member of Absolute Collection, located in Loc Chau in Lâm Đồng Province in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam. The management agreement was signed by Jonathan Wigley, CEO of the Absolute Hotel Services group and Mr Nguyen Quoc Van, Deputy General Director - Operations & Vice Chairman of the Eras Da Lat Investment Joint Stock Company. AHS are proud to partner with the Eras Da Lat Investment Joint Stock Company for this development, which is set to open in 2025.
15 Sept 2022
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES TO OPEN NEW HOTEL, U HUA HIN
Bangkok, Thailand (September 15, 2022) – Absolute Hotel Services group will expand its global portfolio with the 26th addition to the U Hotels & Resorts brand, U Hua Hin. The project is currently under construction and has a planned opening date in 2023. U Hua Hin will be located in Cha-am, just a 2.5-hour drive from Bangkok. The famous beachside resort town is a popular destination for Thai and foreign tourists.
1 Sept 2022
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES PREPARES TO LAUNCH NEW HOTEL, U KOH CHANG, IN LATE 2023
Bangkok, Thailand (September 1, 2022) – Absolute Hotel Services group is set to expand its Thailand footprint by announcing U Koh Chang, the newest addition to the U Hotels & Resorts brand. U Koh Chang will be located on Koh Chang, Thailand's third largest island and the biggest in Eastern Thailand.
23 Aug 2022
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES APPOINTS DEPUTY CEO & HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Bangkok, Thailand (August 2022) – The Founder and CEO of Absolute Hotel Services (AHS), Mr. Jonathan Wigley, is delighted to announce the promotion of Mr. Karan Kaul as Deputy CEO & Head of Business Development, effective September 1, 2022.
8 Aug 2022
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES ANNOUNCES FIRST ABSOLUTE COLLECTION HOTEL, PAASHA ATELIER BALI, INDONESIA
Bangkok, Thailand (August 2022) – Jonathan Wigley, CEO of the Absolute Hotel Services group is delighted to announce the launch of Absolute Hotel Services’ white label management portfolio, Absolute Collection, with the signing of Paasha Atelier Bali, Indonesia. Absolute Hotel Services offers unique individual properties under the Absolute Collection with project management guidance and development services, and through proven innovative practices, manages day-to-day hotel operations to best elevate performance in order to deliver memorable guest experiences and positive results for owners and investors under their own name. The debut project comprises the redevelopment of an existing resort in Kuta which will be relaunched as Paasha Atelier Bali post renovation and is targeted to open later this year.
5 Jul 2022
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES ADDS A NEW ADDITION TO U HOTELS & RESORTS IN THAILAND WITH THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF 'U PHITSANULOK'
Bangkok, Thailand (July 6, 2022) – Jonathan Wigley, CEO of the Absolute Hotel Services Group has signed a hotel management agreement with Ms. Siraarpa Siriviriyakul, Deputy Managing Director of Siricharoen Sappraiwan Company Limited to bring the popular U Hotels & Resorts brand to Phitsanulok, Thailand. U Phitsanulok is set in 900 rai of lush nature along the Khek River in central Thailand and the existing resort will be renovated, re-branded and re-launched in late 2023.
20 Jun 2022
ABSOLUTE GOLF SERVICES SELECTED AS THE MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF BANYAN GOLF CLUB, THE WORLD RENOWNED GOLF COURSE IN HUA HIN, THAILAND
Bangkok, Thailand (June 21, 2022) – Absolute Golf Services (AGS) is delighted to announce the signing of a long-term management contract for Banyan Golf Club in Hua Hin, Thailand. Banyan Golf Club is a multi-award-winning golf course celebrated for its excellent facilities and memorable hospitality. The signing of the stunning 18-hole par 72 championship golf course has marked the significant success and growth of AGS’s portfolio of managed golf and leisure facilities in Thailand and Asia.
31 May 2021
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES ANNOUNCES EASTIN ESTATES, THE FIRST HOSPITALITY BRAND IN ASIA FOR SENIORS
Bangkok, Thailand (June 2021) - Jonathan Wigley, CEO of the Absolute Hotel Services (AHS) Group, has announced new expansion plans, with the launch of the Eastin Estates brand, a luxury long-stay residential brand in the assisted living segment. Eastin Estates provides a residential community experience to meet the growing needs of the active senior market, with services and facilities for residents that encourage health and social connections. AHS Group is the first hospitality management company to launch a brand dedicated to this segment in Asia.
30 Apr 2021
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES EXPANDS ITS PORTFOLIO IN THE INDIAN MARKET WITH EASTIN RESIDENCES & U HOTELS AND RESORTS.
Mumbai, India (May 2021) – Absolute Hotel Services India has announced the signing of Management Agreements with Valia Hospitality And Realty Private Limited for two of its brands and has added to its portfolio, Eastin Residences Suryamal and U Resort & Spa Suryamal. With this sign up Absolute Hotel Services will offer the district its first International hotel, resort brand.
21 Jan 2021
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES ANNOUNCES ITS FIFTH HOTEL IN CHIANG MAI
Bangkok, Thailand (22 January 2021) – Jonathan Wigley, CEO of the Absolute Hotel Services Group, has announced the first white-label boutique hotel in Chiang Mai to add in the company portfolio. The G Hotel Chiang Mai is targeted to open later this year.
31 Oct 2020
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES INTRODUCING ONE-STOP SOLUTIONS FOR HOSPITALITY
Bangkok (November 2020) -- Jonathan Wigley, CEO and Founder of Absolute Hotel Services Group one of the fastest-growing hospitality management/branding/consultancy companies in Asia has announced one-stop solutions for hospitality that guarantee an Absolute payback. A new range of hands on consulting and outsource services including human resources audits and training courses, quality assurance operational services and revenue management services can be tailor-made to fit with any clients objectives and budgets in all areas of the hospitality sector.
21 Apr 2020
TRAVELODGE ANNOUNCES SECOND PROPERTY IN VIETNAM
Bangkok, Thailand, (April 22, 2020) – CEO of Travelodge (Thailand), Mr. Jonathan Wigley, is delighted to announce the launch of the new Travelodge Phan Thiet in Vietnam. The announcement marks the continued growth and success of the Travelodge brand and portfolio in Southeast Asia.
9 Mar 2020
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES EXPANDS IN RUSSIAN MARKET AND CIS REGION
Bangkok, Thailand (March 10, 2020) – The CEO of Absolute Hotel Services Group, Mr. Jonathan Wigley, is delighted to announce the expansion into the vibrant Russian market and CIS region who further explains the groups plans and motivations for the region.