On November 11, 2020, Utopia Corporation, led by Hachi Yin, Chief Executive Officer, together with Tonino Lamborghini – the legendary Italian brand famous for its luxurious products and designs, announced the launch of the Tonino Lamborghini Boutique Hotel Phuket, which will be located in the serene Chalong Bay, on the southern coast of the island.
Local and Bangkok media were brought to the Ocean Emerald super yacht for the official announcement and were welcomed on board with an impressive hospitality. Apart from the CEO of Utopia, there were also speeches from Ferruccio Lamborghini, 3rd generation of the Lamborghini family, as well as from world-renowned designer Alexander Wong.
This one-of-a-kind luxury resort is scheduled to welcome its guests in 2023. The location of Chalong Bay offers azure Andaman Sea and exotic offshore islands, and this spectacular low-rise retreat is the vision of Alexander Wong, founder of Alexander Wong Architects, whose original avant-garde style has won multiple global awards.
Alexander Wong considers Phuket to be the “Miami of Asia”, due to its international allure and cultural appeal. Reflecting the spirit of South Beach, Tonino Lamborghini Boutique Hotel Phuket will feature its signature Red Pool, which will embrace the best elements of a chic Floridian beach club. The Miami restaurant is a multi-sensory feast for diners, with a contemporary menu and a colorful ceiling inspired by the French post-impressionist painter, Henri Rousseau. Guests can also stay in shape at the state-of-the-art Power Gym.
Guests will be welcomed into a world of international glitz, with a Glamour Lobby that features slatted rosewood LED screens to provide a dramatic first impression. Guests can stay in a striking collection of 39 suites and 7 villas, all of which are equipped with cutting-edge amenities and adorned with designer furnishings and abstract artworks. The Futura Suites and The Glamour Suites are conceived to be aesthetically exciting and provocative without sacrificing functionality.
“After the opening of our branded hotels in Suzhou, Kunshan, and Huangshi, the launch of a real estate project in China, and our latest residence project in Brazil, today I am proud to announce the partnership with Utopia Corporation for the development of the Tonino Lamborghini Boutique Hotel Phuket, which represents another great milestone for the Tonino Lamborghini Company in the hospitality industry,” said Mr. Ferruccio Lamborghini, CEO & Vice President, Tonino Lamborghini Company.
“Our goal is to bring a branded Tonino Lamborghini experience to the best places worldwide, and soon we will bring the Tonino Lamborghini spirit to Phuket: one of the world’s finest tourist destinations. Tonino Lamborghini Boutique Hotel will be a luxury hotel with captivating architecture, bespoke interior design and top-quality services, with the ultimate purpose to satisfy the top-level requests of international clientele. Together with Utopia, we will strive to offer a new concept of hospitality. Our clientele will feel the values of our family’s DNA and heritage, Italian spirit, extreme attention-to-detail, and the energy that Tonino Lamborghini brand transmits. As my father always says; ‘If I cannot give you Italy, I will give you its feeling!’”
Meanwhile, Hachi Yin, Chief Executive Officer of Utopia Corporation commented that Utopia Corporation is delighted to form this landmark agreement with Tonino Lamborghini and it is an honor to introduce this famous Italian name to Thailand’s hotel industry for the first time as the brand is recognized around the globe as a beacon of luxury, exclusivity and flair.
“Combined with Utopia Corporation’s hospitality and development expertise, I am confident that our partnership will usher in an exciting new era for Phuket’s tourism industry, allowing us to attract new markets,” he said.
By collaborating with Tonino Lamborghini, Utopia Corporation is blending the best of Asian expertise and innovation with European luxury and heritage. Tonino Lamborghini currently features a collection of five-star hotels in China, along with residential projects in Brazil, and many other luxury lifestyle goods, from designer watches and jewelry to smartphones, eyewear, fragrances, leather goods and more.
Tonino Lamborghini Boutique Hotel Phuket will start construction in August 2021, with completion expected by July 2023. The hotel is expected to celebrate its grand opening in November 2023.