AWC closes 5 Bangkok hotelsThe Okura Prestige Hotel Bangkok is among the five hotels that Asset World Corp Plc will close temporarily, faced with the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. (Photo supplied)SET-listed Asset World Corp Plc (AWC) is the second hotel group in Thailand to announce the temporary closure of hotels in Bangkok, shutting the doors of five premises. AWC chief executive and president Wallapa Traisorat said on Tuesday the closures were to reduce the risk of spreading the Covid-19 disease virus. The five hotels being closed are: Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok Hotel, Le Meridien Bangkok Hotel, The Okura Prestige Hotel Bangkok and the Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse. On Monday, Minor Hotels Group, the hospitality subsidiary of SET-listed Minor International, said it was closing its hotels in Bangkok and other risk areas nationwide in the face of the epidemic.
Source: Bangkok Post March 24, 2020 06:22 UTC