The Capella Bangkok opened in October and has the highest rack rates in the capital, starting at 17,500 baht (US$579) before tax. Photo: Capella Bangkok
The Capella Bangkok opened in October and has the highest rack rates in the capital, starting at 17,500 baht (US$579) before tax. Photo: Capella Bangkok

What coronavirus? Bangkok luxury hotels push new openings despite lack of foreign tourists

  • High-end hotels are gearing up for business in Thailand’s capital, with the operators bullish about their appeal even amid the pandemic
  • The domestic tourism industry has its hopes on a travel bubble with China and the continuation of promotions for locals, an analyst says

The Capella Bangkok opened in October and has the highest rack rates in the capital, starting at 17,500 baht (US$579) before tax. Photo: Capella Bangkok
The Capella Bangkok opened in October and has the highest rack rates in the capital, starting at 17,500 baht (US$579) before tax. Photo: Capella Bangkok
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