ASCOTT THAILAND LAUNCHES ASCOTT VIRTUAL RUN 2019 TO SUPPORT SCHOOL CHILDREN LEARNING TO SWIM

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Bangkok, Thailand, 9 September 2019 – Ascott International Management (Thailand) has partnered with Save the Children, the world’s leading independent organization for children in support of their Drowning Prevention Campaign. Drowning is the second cause of death for Thai Children, killing approximately 1,000 kids each year under the age of 15 years.

As part of their fundraising initiative, Ascott is conducting the Ascott Virtual Run 2019, where all proceeds from the event will be donated to supporting school children learning to swim.

Ascott Virtual Run 2019 is taking place during the month of September 2019. The registration fee is only THB 499 per person with a targeted distance of 50 kms. Participants can walk, jog or run anywhere, anytime during the month of September. Every registrant will receive a
T-shirt and for completing the 50 kms, a medal will also be awarded.

Ascott will be hosting The Award Presentation Event on the 5th of October 2019 at Somerset
Park Suanplu. Registrants who complete the 50 kms and register at Somerset Park Suanplu on the 5th of October, will go in the draw for a chance to win a Garmin watch valued at THB 11,990 and 50 great prizes including complimentary stays at Ascott Thailand properties, dining vouchers and sporting accessories.

For more information and online registration, please visit us on: www.facebook.com/AscottCharityRun

Together we can save lives!

Currently Ascott is one of the largest international serviced residence owner-operator in Thailand, with 22 properties and more than 4,800 units across Bangkok and Sri Racha (including projects under development). All well-appointed properties are nestled in prime business and entertainment districts, designed for discerning expatriates and travelers on business or leisure.

For reservations or more information, please contact +66 2 204 4400, 1800 888 272 (local toll-free), E-mail: enquiry.thailand@the-ascott.com or visit website www.the-ascott.com

About The Ascott Limited

The Ascott Limited is a Singapore company that has grown to be one of the leading international lodging owner-operators. Ascott’s portfolio spans more than 170 cities across over 30 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the USA.

Ascott has about 59,000 operating units and over 47,000 units under development, making a total of more than 107,000 units in over 700 properties.

The company’s serviced residence and hotel brands include Ascott, Citadines, Citadines Connect, Somerset, Quest, The Crest Collection, lyf, Préférence, Vertu, Harris, Fox, Yello and POP!.

Ascott, a wholly owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited, pioneered Asia Pacific’s first international-class serviced residence with the opening of The Ascott Singapore in 1984. Today, the company boasts over 30 years of industry track record and award-winning brands that enjoy recognition worldwide.

Ascott’s achievements have been recognised internationally. Recent awards include World Travel Awards 2019 for ‘Leading Serviced Apartment Brand’ in Europe and the Middle East; DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards 2019 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Brand’; TTG China Travel Awards 2019 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Operator in China’; World Travel Awards 2018 for ‘Leading Serviced Apartment Brand’ in Asia, Europe and the Middle East; Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards 2018 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Brand’; Business Traveller UK Awards 2018 for ‘Best Serviced Apartment Company’ and Business Traveller China Awards 2018 for ‘Best Luxury Serviced Residence Brand’. For a full list of awards, please visit https://www.the-ascott.com/ascottlimited/awards.html.

Issued by: Ascott International Management (Thailand) Limited
Website: www.the-ascott.com
Address: No.219/43, 12th floor, Asoke Towers, Soi Asoke, Sukhumvit 21 Rd., North Klongtoey, Wattana Bangkok 10110 Thailand

For more information, please contact:

Tasanee Ua-Aksorn, Marketing Manager
Tel: (66-2) 204 4385, Mobile: (66-83) 977 5119, Email: tasanee.u@the-ascott.com

Jewel Matayat, Assistant Marketing Manager
Tel: (66-2) 204 4382, Mobile: (66-92) 847 9998, Email: jewel.m@the-ascott.com