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Dusit Thani Maldives opens February 2012

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Dusit International confirms the opening of Dusit Thani Maldives on 6 February 2012.   Surrounded by a vibrant 360-degree coral reef and turquoise lagoon, this island property features pearl white sandy beaches and a rich landscape of verdant vegetation.  Dusit Thani Maldives is considered a landmark addition to this fast expanding brand.

“Dusit Thani Maldives will elevate the brand to a new level “, says Mr. Chanin Donavanik, CEO of Dusit International.  “This property represents a milestone in our strategic expansion plans.  As we gain momentum in the region, we look forward to advancing the guest experience throughout our  group of hotels and resorts”

Located on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa Atoll, Dusit Thani Maldives is 35-minutes by seaplane from the capital Malé,  Blending Maldivian architecture with Thai artistry, the 100-villa resort features Dusit’s signature Devarana Spa, uniquely elevated above a grove of coconut palm trees.  The resort’s centrepiece is the expansive infinity swimming pool, the largest in the Maldives, a full 750 square metres designed around an ancient banyan tree.  Dusit Thani Maldives is an ideal haven to explore the marine biodiversity of Baa Atoll, the first UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve in the country.

The resort’s 100 villas and residences are sanctuaries for relaxation furnished with the latest technology.  Beach Villas offer 141m2 of comfortable living space, many complete with private pools.  Lagoon Villas (151m2) feature a private deck area and plunge pool, offering a combination of beach and lagoon access.  The Ocean Villas offer 184m2 with decks featuring private pools and salas, large day beds and deck chairs.  The most prestigious accomodations are the premium two-bedroom Ocean Pavilions (375m2) and Beach Residences (564m2) which have large swimming pools and  indoor and outdoor dining areas. With stunning ocean views and a focus on sustainable cuisine, three restaurants and two bars cater to your culinary cravings.  Take a trip to one of the many dive sites of Baa Atoll, such as the spectacular Hanifaru Huraa, a seasonal feeding ground for manta rays and whale sharks. Our guides can lead you to an underwater world of sea turtles, eagle rays and a variety of reef fish and corals.  Or simply snorkel our 360-degree living house reef just off shore.


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About Dusit Thani Maldives
Located on breathtaking Mudhdhoo Island northwest of the capital Malé, this exquisite resort scheduled to open February 2012 will feature 46 Beach Villas, two Beach Residences, 30 Lagoon Villa with Pools, 20 Ocean Villas with Pools and two Ocean  Pavilions.  It boasts extensive facilities including a 750 sqm swimming pool, (the largest in the Maldives), pool bar, over-water and grill restaurants, treehouse spa, tennis courts, dive centre and numerous water activities in and around the resort.  It is just 35 minutes travel time via sea plane from Malé International Airport.

About Dusit International
Dusit International has gained more than 60 years experience in the hotel and hospitality field. Founded in 1949 by Honorary Chairperson, Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui whose first hotel was the Princess on Bangkok's New Road.   Dusit has since acquired a unique portfolio of deluxe hotels, building upon Thai culture and tradition to create a personalised welcome for all guests made distinctive under the Dusit brand promise: the delivery of an ‘experience that enlivens the individual spirit no matter what the journey.’

Dusit International comprises five hotel brands: Dusit Thani Hotels & Resorts, Dusit’s second generation dusitD2 hotels & resorts, Dusit Princess Hotels & Resorts, Dusit Devarana Hotels & Resorts, and Dusit Residence Serviced Apartments. It also operates its own signature Devarana Spa.


Dusit Thani Hotels & Resorts:
Dusit Thani Bangkok
Dusit Thani Hua Hin
Dusit Thani Pattaya
Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket
Dusit Island Resort Chiang Rai

dusitD2 hotels & resorts:
dusitD2 chiang mai
dusitD2 baraquda pattaya

Dusit Princess Hotels & Resorts:
Dusit Princess Srinakarin, Bangkok
Dusit Princess Korat
Royal Princess Larn Luang, Bangkok
Royal Princess Chiang Mai
Pathumwan Princess, MBK Centre, Bangkok
Bel-Aire Princess, Sukhumvit, Bangkok
Grand China Princess, Chinatown, Bangkok


Dusit Thani LakeView Cairo

Dusit Thani Manila

United Arab Emirates:
Dusit Thani Dubai
Dusit Residence Dubai Marina
Pearl Coast Premier Hotel Apartments, Dubai

Dusit Thani Maldives, Mudhdhoo, Baa Atoll


United Arab Emirates:
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi

Dusit Thani Hainan
Dusit Devarana, Baoting Li, Hainan

United States of America:
dusitD2 pasadena, california

Dusit Devarana New Delhi
Dusit Devarana Jaipur
Dusit Devarana Rishikesh
Dusit Thani Goa
dusitD2 new delhi