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February 28, 2014 Hotel News No Comments Email Email


NEXT ( has been appointed ‘Concept and Design F&B consultant’ by Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited, to oversee, coordinate and represent the ownership for the restaurant and bar concepts of the Waldorf Astoria, Bangkok expected to open in 2016. 

Bangkok-based consultancy firm for food and beverage lifestyle concepts, design and solutions, NEXT has entered into an agreement with Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited (Mr. Thanawan Chaiwatana, Managing Director of Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited pictured on the right and Mr. Russell Paine CEO NEXT on the left), to oversee, coordinate and generally represent the ownership during the development of the restaurant and bar concepts for forthcoming Waldorf Astoria, Bangkok.   NEXT will also create a branded concept for the project.

JPG_C6_night copyMagnolia Quality Development Corporation, the real estate development company under the umbrella of DT Group of Company, introduces Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited, a joint venture engaging in the premium-luxury real estate development. Magnolia is launching the new mega project -the world-class luxury hotel -to be launched in the heart of the city.

Towering at 60-storeys and built as a mixed-used development, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok’s striking design sets it to be Bangkok’s latest icon and promises to delight guests with the finest culinary experiences at its all-day dining restaurant, two specialty restaurants, two bars and lounge. Sitting between the Chit Lom and Ratchadamri BTS stations, the hotel will have 170 exquisitely furnished guest rooms (including 34 suites) sized at a minimum of 50 square-meters, making them one of the largest hotel rooms in Bangkok. Embracing sophistication and urban sensibility in its interiors, the hotel will have two spacious ballrooms and nine meeting rooms offering a plush meeting environment. A stunning fitness center and spa, as well as an outdoor pool, will see guests of Waldorf Astoria enjoy a luxurious experience offering true Waldorf service in one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. The compilation is an amenity-rich environment for the most discerning of guests.

WA_Bangkok copyMr. Thanawan Chaiwatana, Managing Director of Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited, reveals “We are in full gear this year, starting with the mega project a joint venture between Magnolia Finest Corporation Co., Ltd and Hilton Worldwide Hotels and Resorts. The Baht 5,000 million project brings to Bangkok the “Waldorf Astoria”, the most luxury hotel of the Hilton chain, which forms part of the “Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard” the super luxury condominium in Ratchdamri the prime location of Bangkok.

This project is very special because it is the collaboration between a Thai operator and Waldorf Astoria of the Hilton Worldwide hotels and resorts, globally recognized for its 5-star hotels and resorts, with Waldorf Astoria as its most luxurious line. We take pride in being chosen as the location for the Waldorf Astoria, which will be a part of our Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard. This reflects international recognition for our professionalism and management”.

NEXT is honoured to be engaged by Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited and to be working with one of the most iconic names within hotels, Waldorf Astoria.  We are both thrilled and excited to be working together with Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited, to bring world-class Hospitality to Bangkok,” commented NEXT CEO Russell Paine.

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