SOURCE: Oakwood Temporary Housing

Oakwood Temporary Housing

November 02, 2009 20:41 ET

Oakwood Serviced Apartments Continues Its Expansion Momentum in Asia With the Opening of Oakwood Residence in Bangna, Bangkok

First Internationally Managed Serviced Apartments in Bangna -- the Gateway to the Eastern Seaboard

SINGAPORE--(Marketwire - November 2, 2009) - Oakwood, the leading, global temporary housing provider, is on track with its continued expansion in Asia with the opening of Oakwood Residence Garden Towers Bangna Bangkok. Located approximately 15 minutes from Bangkok International Airport (Suvarnabhumi), it is the first internationally managed serviced apartments to open in the district of Bangna. The expansive apartment block comprises 36 floors of 167 elegantly designed and fully furnished apartments for short and long-term guests.

"Oakwood Residence Garden Towers Bangna Bangkok brings the best in serviced living to the district of Bangna -- a prime area for businesses, international schools, the airport, shopping centers and Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Center (BITEC). Oakwood is known for its quality apartments and outstanding service, and we are pleased to bring these to this part of Bangkok," said Chris Ahearn, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing.

"With close to 50 years of extensive experience in the industry, we are very excited to partner with the most trusted name in serviced apartments," says Petcharat Sirirat-Usdorn, Director of Teo Hong Silom Co. Ltd, the owners of the property. "By offering guests the finest serviced apartments combined with unparalleled customer service and brand reliability, we are confident that Oakwood Residence Garden Towers Bangna Bangkok will be the accommodation of choice in Bangna and Eastern Bangkok. We look forward to a successful relationship with Oakwood."

Oakwood Residence Garden Towers Bangna Bangkok is located at Bang Na-Trad KM 6.5, within close proximity to major shopping centers, entertainment outlets, international schools, golf courses, street markets and restaurants. BITEC is 4kms away, while Bangkok International Airport (Suvarnabhumi) is just 7kms away. Positioned at the 'gateway' to Thailand's Eastern Seaboard, with its industrial, business and lifestyle choices, Oakwood Residence Garden Towers Bangna Bangkok is perfect for those seeking the most comfortable, yet accessible location in Bangkok.

With a choice of studio to three bedroom apartments, the property offers a variety of services, facilities and amenities, including:

--  High speed Internet connection
--  Comprehensive entertainment system with LCD
--  TV, DVD Player and stereo system
--  Washer and dryer in every apartment
--  Electronic in-room safe
--  Fully equipped kitchen
--  Residents' lounge
--  Restaurant
--  Business center with meeting rooms
--  Exclusive fitness center, gym, aerobics room, tennis and squash courts
--  Extensive CCTV system
--  Basement parking
--  24 hour front office and security
--  Room service
--  Regular housekeeping services
--  Food/grocery delivery
--  Transportation service
--  Laundry/dry cleaning service
--  Guest activity programs

Oakwood Residence Garden Towers Bangna Bangkok complements Oakwood's two other Bangkok properties, Oakwood Residence Sukhumvit 24 Bangkok and Oakwood Residence Thonglor Bangkok. In late 2009, Oakwood will be launching its Oakwood Apartments brand in Bangkok, with the opening of Oakwood Apartments Trilliant Sukhumvit 18 Bangkok.

About Oakwood Serviced Apartments

Oakwood is the global leader and provider of furnished and serviced apartments. For one need or many, local or around the globe -- Oakwood offers flexible, easy-to-use, custom solutions to meet any temporary housing need.

A wide range of inventory and supplier management options allows Oakwood to provide the optimal housing solution whenever and wherever needed. With more than 3,000 Oakwood associates worldwide, nearly 15,000 apartments, and more than 300 network partners, Oakwood can meet any need and delivers with reliability clients can trust.

Our staff of trained professionals throughout the world, with innovative technologies and unparalleled customer service has made Oakwood the premier choice in temporary housing solutions for nearly 50 years.

Oakwood Asia Pacific manages some of Asia's finest serviced apartments for business and leisure travelers in China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Philippines and Thailand. An additional 23 properties are scheduled to open by 2013 in strategic locations across Asia Pacific. Oakwood Asia Pacific operates Oakwood Premier, Oakwood Residence and Oakwood Apartments with Oakwood Premier Resorts and Oakwood Resorts coming soon.

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