Artist's impression of Avani Cam Ranh resort which is scheduled to open in 2022.
International hospitality group Avani has confirmed it will be pushing ahead with new resort openings throughout the Asia Pacific region, despite the pandemic.
The group has ten projects in the pipeline for the coming 24 months or so, including debuting properties in brand new countries. These first-time locations include Oman, the Maldives and Myanmar.
Despite travel restrictions, the Avani team has also been able to complete improvement programmes at a number of existing properties. Avani Kalutara Resort, Sri Lanka, has received an extensive refurbishment and new facilities; FCC Angkor by Avani in Cambodia has finished the construction of a new guest wing with family suites; and the soon-to-launch Avani Seminyak Bali Resort, Indonesia has also been completed.
The group is also preparing to announce further new hotel signings soon. Already confirmed are properties in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Indian Ocean.
“We’re pleased that our partners are reaffirming their commitment to long-term growth in Avani,” said Dillip Rajakarier, chief executive officer of Minor Hotels, parent company of Avani Hotels & Resorts.
The confirmed new openings include Avani + Koh Lanta Resort, Thailand, and Avani Palm View Dubai Residences & Suites, UAE, in quarter four of this year.
Quarter one of 2021 will see the opening of Avani Doc Let Resort, Vietnam, and Avani Muscat Hotel, Oman.
Late 2021 sees the launch of Avani + Fares Maldives Resort, Maldives, and Avani + Khao Lak Resort, Thailand.
Avani Saigon Hotel, Vietnam, Avani Cam Ranh Resort, Vietnam, and Avani Kota Kinabalu Hotel, Malaysia, will be opening in 2022.
And Avani Yangon Hotel, Myanmar, is slated to open in 2024.