HotelsContestants tour Bangkok, Pattaya and Krabi to promote Thai tourism.

Miss Universe drops by the Dusit

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Representatives of 2018 Miss Universe visited Dusit Thani Pattaya resort as part of a tour to promote the area worldwide. Pictured (from left):  Banlue Kullavanijaya, deputy mayor, Pattaya; Miss Thailand, Sophida Kanchanarin; Neoh Kean Boon, general manager, Dusit Thani Pattaya; Miss Chile, Andrea Diaz; Miss Denmark, Helena Heuser; Miss Korea, Ji Hyun Baek; and Miss Vietnam, H’Hen Nie.
Representatives of 2018 Miss Universe visited Dusit Thani Pattaya resort as part of a tour to promote the area worldwide. Pictured (from left): Banlue Kullavanijaya, deputy mayor, Pattaya; Miss Thailand, Sophida Kanchanarin; Neoh Kean Boon, general manager, Dusit Thani Pattaya; Miss Chile, Andrea Diaz; Miss Denmark, Helena Heuser; Miss Korea, Ji Hyun Baek; and Miss Vietnam, H’Hen Nie.

Hotel group Dusit International has been the official hotel partner of the Miss Universe pageant in Thailand for the third time. 

Miss Universe contestants have been doing their bit to promote Thailand’s tourism attractions in the past few days.

Hotel group Dusit International has been the official hotel partner of the Miss Universe pageant in Thailand for the third time. 

Now in its 67th year, the global event was previously hosted in Thailand in 1992 and 2005, 

During their time in Thailand prior to the December 17 grand finale, contestants took part in activities at the Dusit Thani Bangkok hotel, Dusit Thani Pattaya resort on Thailand’s eastern seaboard, and the new dusitD2 Ao Nang hotel in Krabi province. 

These visits formed part of a tour to promote Thailand and its distinctive culture to international audiences. 

Suphajee Suthumpun, Group CEO, Dusit International, said the event is expected to give a multi-million baht boost to the country’s tourism industry and she was delighted Dusit International could host the contestants.

Opened in 1970, Dusit Thani Bangkok was once the tallest, grandest building in Bangkok. On January 5 next year the hotel will close its doors to be redeveloped as part of a mixed-use project comprising a residence, retail areas, an office building, a large green space and a new hotel. 

The new Dusit Thani Bangkok hotel is expected to open in 2023.


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