U Hotels & Resorts – News, Events & Press Releases

  • The First U Hotel in Samui

    BANGKOK, THAILAND (November 15, 2018) – Jonathan Wigley, CEO of U Hotels & Resorts, announced today the group’s latest addition to its portfolio, U Samui. The hotel is the first U Hotels & Resorts branded property on the Samui island and is expected to be opened in late 2020.

    The hotel will consist of 49 rooms and villas featuring Deluxe Seaview, Deluxe Seaview Pool Garden, Sky Suite Seaview, Seaview Pool Villa and Beachfront Pool Villa rooms. Every unit will feature a sea view and first-class facilities for the ultimate convenience and comfort of U Samui’s guests. The hotel’s services include a signature restaurant and pool beach bar, a large swimming pool, a fully equipped high-tech gym with available yoga classes, a garden and a spa. The hotel is just 15 minutes from Samui International Airport and Samui’s most famous attractions.

    “This launch marks our further steps to expand the U Hotels & Resorts brand into key world-class tourism destinations like Samui. Samui is an all-time top beach destination in Asia thanks to its natural variety and quality as well as its convenient infrastructure. I am confident that U Samui will be all the buzz once it is opened, for its superb location on a scenic and peaceful beach in the Bophut area, which is only minutes to the airport and entertainment areas of Samui, in addition to the company’s expertise in boutique deluxe hotel management with customised services,” said Jonathan Wigley.

  • 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 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

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