Dusit announces North America debut with California hotel project

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA Dusit International is expanding into North America with DusitD2 Pasadena, which is also the first hotel under the company’s lifestyle brand to open beyond Asia Pacific.

The 136-key hotel, to be managed by Dusit, will be located in the commercial and financial district of Pasadena and will target both business and leisure guests. The property will be part of a mixed-use development that will also include offices, retail and restaurants.

The property is expected to open after extensive renovations in the third quarter of 2012. The development is owned by Singpoli Pacifica.

“Our launch into North America marks an exciting milestone for Dusit International,” says CEO Chanin Donavanik. “We believe that our stylish DusitD2 brand and the warmth of Thai hospitality will quickly make DusitD2 Pasadena the place to be and pave the way for Dusit’s future expansion into this region.”

Dusit currently operates two hotels under the DusitD2 brand, in Chiang Mai and Pattaya, Thailand. Another DusitD2 is under development in New Delhi and is expected to open next year.

The 136-key DusitD2 Pasadena, slated to open next year
The 136-key DusitD2 Pasadena, slated to open next year