U Hotels & Resorts – News, Events & Press Releases

  • U Riverside Hoi An

    BANGKOK, THAILAND (March 1, 2017) - The third U-branded property to open in Vietnam and the first in Hoi An, U Riverside Hoi An.

    U Riverside Hoi An, located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of central Vietnam’s Hoi An town, joins its sister hotel U Sapa situated in the picturesque north-west and will bring another example of U Hotels and Resorts multiple award-winning dedication to guest satisfaction to this beautiful country.

    U Riverside Hoi An is perfectly located in the middle of this historical heritage town and is only 30 minutes from Da Nang International Airport. The overall design architecture of the hotel exhibits the fascinating destination of Hoi An with a combination of ancient styles accented with a modern twist. All 150 rooms and suites provide luxury amenities and comfort enhanced by first-class facilities including an all-day dining restaurant with a themed bar serving modern and inspiringly avant-garde French cuisine, a fully-equipped high-tech gym, swimming pool and 120 sqm of function space for small to medium group gatherings.

    U Riverside Hoi An also features a host of unique U “touches” such as 24-hour use of room, breakfast whenever/wherever and pre-selected amenities including a choice of pillows, teas and soaps which guests can select from the online “ U Choose” programme.

    U Riverside Hoi An will open in 2019.

  • U Paasha Canggu Bali

    BANGKOK, Thailand (October 26, 2016) – U Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce a new branded property the U Paasha Canggu Bali. The resort is targeted to open in late 2018.

    U Paasha Canggu Bali will be located at Jalan Raya Canggu, Pantai Berawa, Desa Tibuneneng, Kecamata Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Bandung, Bali, Indonesia with approximately 100-120 rooms consisting of suites and penthouses. Facilities will include a restaurant, pool, gym and a library plus some retail space.

    The property will be the sister property of the very popular U Paasha Semingyak which opened in 2013.

    “We are very excited about this new property and our continued expansion in Indonesia, making it the third property in Bali and the fifth property in Indonesia where we aim to have a portfolio size of 15 properties within 2017.” said Mr. Jonathan Wigley, CEO of U Hotels & Resorts.

  • U Mui Ne Vietnam

    BANGKOK, Thailand (October 13, 2016) – U Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce a new branded property the U Mui Ne Vietnam. The resort is targeted to open in late 2017.

    U Mui Ne is located on the beautiful beach front Bin Thuan province will consist of 108 rooms and villas including deluxe, premier deluxe, executive rooms and beach front pool villas. The facilities will include one specialty restaurant, a swimming pool with beach bar, 1,250 sqm meeting space, a gym, spa facilities with 4 treatment rooms and games room.

    “We are very excited about this new property and our continued expansion of U Hotels & Resorts brand in Vietnam, making it the second operating U Hotels & Resorts branded property in the country with another 4 U branded properties in the development pipeline.” said Mr. Jonathan Wigley, CEO of U Hotels & Resorts.

  • U Hotels & Resorts Offers New Experience

    Bangkok, Thailand (November 19, 2015) - U Hotels and Resorts brand is delighted to announce the introduction of an exciting era in guest experience and interaction with the unveiling of its new website for the group.

    Due to the rapid progress in device and computer technology responsive websites are being introduced to offer smoother, viewer-centric online participation. Able to provide an optimal viewing experience combined with easy reading plus a minimum of scrolling, resizing and panning across the whole gamut of portable and anchored devices responsive websites are simple to use and richly satisfying for the reader offering seamless website navigation.

    U Hotels and Resorts are boutique properties situated in the most desirable of locations including Thailand, India, Indonesia and Vietnam. Each and every U property offers guests a perfect stay by providing superlative levels of comfort and service coupled with unique U touches including 24 hour use of room, breakfast whenever/wherever and the chance to pre-select amenities such as a choice of pillows and soap fragrances.

    The new U website will come online on 19 November 2015.

  • U Hotels & Resorts Launches Ur Card – Guest Recognition Programme

    Bangkok, Thailand (October 2, 2013) – Jonathan Wigley, CEO of U Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce the lunch of ‘Ur Card’ guest recognition program for the U Hotels & Resorts Brand.

    UR Card Recognition Programme will offer many exclusive benefits for members when they stay in one of U Hotels & Resorts award-winning properties. Located throughout the South-East Asia and Indian regions U Hotels & Resorts provides luxury accommodation in the most desirable of locations with many exclusive U touches including 24 hour use of room from check in and breakfast served “wherever/whenever” at a time and place suited to each guest.

    Exclusive benefits will include complimentary room upgrades and airport transfers plus discounts on spa and dining options* and much more.

    “This programme is being launched to demonstrate that we are as loyal to our guests as our guests are to us. Select guests will be invited to join the Ur Card programme by our U Hotels & Resorts general managers as well as request to join can be submitted via the U Hotels & Resorts website.” said Jonathan Wigley, CEO of U Hotels & Resorts.

    The Ur Card guest recognition programme will be launched in October 2013.

    For further information please contact Corporate Marketing Office, email: URP@uhotelsresorts.com or any U Hotels & Resorts mentioned above or check out more information on our website www.uhotelsresorts.com

  • Another U Resort in Phuket, U Zenmaya

    Bangkok, Thailand (July 11, 2013) - U Hotels & Resorts brand is delighted to announce the latest management agreement with Dava Estate Company Limited to manage a new property in Phuket which will be branded as U Zenmaya and target to open by early 2014.

    The second U Resort in Phuket, U Zenmaya is located in Kalim beach, featuring 50 rooms comprising of superior, deluxe, deluxe premium, pool access and suite. All deluxe premium and suites have a Jacuzzi on the balconies with stunning views of the ocean. All rooms are designed in a Sino-Portugal style influenced by the local heritage of Phuket town. Other facilities include a signature restaurant, rooftop lounge with ocean views, fully equipped gym, outdoor swimming pool, two boardrooms, library and spa with four treatment rooms.

    “This is a very exciting news for us with even more properties coming into our Thailand portfolio which is now close to 20 hotels and resorts with more in the pipeline, U Zenmaya with its dramitic beachfront setting will complement well to our other U portfolio properties in Southern Thailand as well the country as a whole. U Zenmaya will definitely be a signature property for the U Hotels & Resorts. “ said Jonathan Wigley, CEO of U Hotels & Resorts.

  • Partnerships

    UNESCO Site Property - U Luang Prabang

    Bangkok, Thailand (November 7, 2012) – U Hotels & Resorts’ Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Wigley has the pleasure to announce the signing of the latest member of U Hotels & Resorts, U Luang Prabang.  The opening date to be announced later.

    The 50 room U Luang Prabang sits on a peninsula of the Mekong River where guests can enjoy the breath-taking views of the mighty river, mountains and incredible sunsets. The overall design of the resort will be in an authentic Luang Prabang style with modern influences. The facilities will include a specialty restaurant, a library/lounge, a gym, spa facilities, a river terrace and swimming pool. U Luang Prabang will also have access via a walking bridge directly to the old town just 50 meters away.

    “We are delighted to announce our first U property in Laos and especially located in the iconic town of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO site. With the U Hotels & Resorts brand now represented in Thailand, India, Indonesia, Vietnam and Laos the destination coverage for our U guests is growing at a rapid pace. With the U Luang Prabang enjoying such an amazing location on the banks of the Mekong River we are assured of yet another inspired property.” said Jonathan Wigley, CEO of U Hotels & Resorts.

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