6 Sept 2023
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES AND ARTOTEL GROUP INDONESIA SIGN STRATEGIC ALLIANCE TO FUEL MARKET EXPANSION
BANGKOK, Thailand (September 6, 2023) – Absolute Hotel Services, a leading hospitality management and branding company in Asia, is proud to announce the establishment of a significant strategic alliance with Artotel Group, a leading Indonesia-based hospitality management company with a creative lifestyle and community at its core, aimed at ushering in a new era of collaborative growth and expansion. This landmark agreement will see the merging of strengths between the two industry leaders, with a shared vision to venture into fresh markets and destinations. The alliance will amplify their respective brand reach and foster an exchange of expertise and innovation.
29 Aug 2023
ABSOLUTE GOLF SERVICES EXPANDS ITS FOOTPRINT TO VIETNAM BY BEING APPOINTED AS THE PRE-OPENING AND MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF SAPA GRAND GOLF CLUB, VIETNAM
Bangkok, Thailand (August 29, 2023) – Absolute Golf Services (AGS) is delighted to announce the signing of a long-term management contract for Sapa Grand Golf Club in Lao Cai, Vietnam, including overseeing the final stages of construction and the pre-opening.
16 Aug 2023
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES EXPANDS HORIZONS, ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF EASTIN RESIDENCES BRAND IN LAOS - EASTIN RESIDENCES VIENTIANE
BANGKOK, Thailand (August 16, 2023) – Absolute Hotel Services, a leading hospitality management and branding company in Asia, is excited to announce the expansion and upcoming launch of its latest branded property, Eastin Residences Laos. This significant venture marks a milestone for the company, underscoring its ongoing growth and dedication to delivering exceptional hospitality experiences.
11 Aug 2023
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES APPOINTS MS SITA SELANONT (KHAOTU) AS GROUP TRAINING MANAGER
Bangkok, August 11, 2023 — Absolute Hotel Services (AHS) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Ms Sita Selanont, affectionately known as Khaotu, as the Group Training Manager. In this key role, Khaotu will spearhead developing, implementing, and overseeing comprehensive training programs across AHS's diverse portfolio of properties, driving excellence and innovation in employee development.
10 Aug 2023
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES WELCOMES MS SIRORAT LIMRAKSASIN (PINK) AS SOCIAL MASTER AT THE CORPORATE MARKETING TEAM
Bangkok, August 10, 2023 — Absolute Hotel Services (AHS) is excited to announce the newest addition to its corporate marketing team. Ms Sirorat Limraksasin, affectionately known as Pink, has been appointed as the Social Master, leading in managing social media endeavours and crafting dynamic social media marketing strategies across various prestigious brands under the AHS umbrella.
3 Aug 2023
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES ANNOUNCES THE EXPANSION OF NEW HOTEL AT DANANG, VIETNAM - INTRODUCING U DANANG
Bangkok, Thailand (August 2023) – Absolute Hotel Services, a leading hospitality management and branding company in Asia, is delighted to announce its latest venture in Vietnam with the unveiling of U Danang. This highly anticipated project is set to welcome its first guests in 2027, representing a significant milestone in the company's continued expansion.
24 Jul 2023
ABSOLUTE HOTEL SERVICES STRENGTHENS TECHNICAL SERVICES TEAM WITH KEY LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS
Bangkok, Thailand (July 2023) - Absolute Hotel Services (AHS), led by CEO Mr. Jonathan Wigley, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Chakrit Saengkong as Vice President - Technical Services. With over a decade of experience in senior technical services positions within the AHS group, Chakrit brings a wealth of expertise to his new role.
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.