First phase of Dusit Thani Zhouzhuang now open… Heritage Villas Zhouzhuang, Managed by Dusit has officially opened its doors bringing Thai-inspired, gracious hospitality to Zhouzhuang, a renowned ancient water town in Jiangsu Province. Managed by Dusit International, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, Heritage Villas Zhouzhuang is set within the Yungu Pastoral Valley, approximately 60 minutes by car from Shanghai and 40 minutes from Suzhou. The distinctive property comprises 33 rooms in traditional houses featuring comfortable interior designs. Family-friendly amenities include a mini golf range and an outdoor play area. This opening is the first phase of the Dusit Thani Zhouzhuang, which will also include an upscale, full service hotel comprising 160 guest rooms due to open in 2022. The hotel building will feature an all-day-dining restaurant, a Chinese restaurant, a health club, an indoor swimming pool, and conference facilities. Rich in history and natural beauty, Zhouzhuang is often referred to as “Venice of the East” due to its distinctive network of canals, rivers and lakes, well-preserved ancient houses and bridges, and splendid water views. Zhouzhuang’s main scenic spots and historical attractions, which date back to the Ming and Qing dynasties, are all within walking distance of Heritage Villas Zhouzhuang. “We are delighted to open this distinctive resort with historic houses in this beautiful water town,” said Mr Lim Boon Kwee, Chief Operating Officer, Dusit International. “Our comfortable rooms and excellent location provide the perfect platform to showcase Dusit’s unique brand of Thai-inspired, gracious hospitality, and we look forward to delighting domestic and international travellers alike with our thoughtful and friendly service.” To celebrate its opening, Heritage Villas Zhouzhuang, Managed by Dusit is offering a “Grand Opening” package featuring accommodation in a Heritage Room, and breakfast for two persons, starting from RMB 688. The package is valid until 31 December 2018.