Hotel joins Grab for guests’ spending benefits

Corporate August 14, 2018 01:00

By The Nation

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Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park has joined forces with the ride-hailing firm Grab to bestow a range of exclusive benefits and privileges on its customers with discounts on Grab rides, food and drinks, and the hotel’s Quan Spa treatments.

The joint promotion, which marks the first newly formed alliance between the two service giants, aims to provide Marriott’s customers with a world-class hospitality experience. The discount programme via the Grab application is on offer from August 1 to October 31, 2018.

Bob Fabiano, general manager of Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, says: “We are absolutely delighted to form an alliance with Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing app. The alliance is a special phenomenon involving two business giants in the hospitality and public transport sectors coming together in support of the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s strategy to develop all types of tourism and to lift the quality and standards of travel for the convenience of tourists and their access to the highest benefits. As a world-class hotel and hospitality industry leader Marriott takes a firm stance on, and has a commitment to, creating the most impressive hotel experience through the range of facilities and other conveniences provided to guests. These conveniences can be found in our guestrooms, reception rooms, seminar and convention halls. Thanks to the size of the hotel and its service potential, the hotel is well prepared and well equipped to satisfy the needs of different types of customers. The hotel has more than 1,388 rooms and over 37 meeting areas on top of its extensive experience in organizing various large-scale national events. Marriott is confident that the hotel will win trust from both business and leisure travelers who are expected to use our services more in line with Thailand’s outlook for sustained tourism growth, especially in the MICE sector.”

Vee Charununsiri, head of business development of Grab (Thailand) Co Ltd, said this cooperation marks the beginning of our ever-expanding strong alliance with a world-class brand like Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park. 

“We’re looking to expand nationally by forging alliances with hotels in Marriott International in the future. Grab is confident that our platform will be able to satisfy the needs of customers who are using the services of Marriott hotels. This joint effort has allowed Grab to provide businessmen and tourists, both Thai and foreign, visiting Thailand with our services, especially our highly convenient and safe transport service and various benefits from Grab and Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park.” he said.