Bangkok and Hua Hin, 28 October 2011 – The seasonal monsoon rainfall, worsened by a series of tropical depressions, is flooding wide areas of central Thailand including Ayutthaya province.
The surge of floodwater from Ayutthaya province has broken through the dykes and expanded to areas of Pathum Thani and Nonthaburi provinces, thus, some districts of Bangkok Metropolitan Area located on the eastern and western outer ring of Bangkok are now affected such as Don Mueang district.
The government has declared 27 -28 and 31 October official public holidays for affected provinces including Bangkok Metropolitan Area. The government offices will be closed during these days, however, banks and companies run by the private sector remain open.
Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok is open for business as the hotel and central Bangkok have not been affected at this stage. Thailand’s international and domestic airports, and mass transportation systems, such as the BTS SkyTrain and subway, are all operating normally. Only Don Mueang Domestic Airport has been closed and all domestic flights that will arrive or depart from this airport are now transferred to Suvarnabhumi International Airport instead.
To avoid any inconvenience in terms of road accessibility to and from the hotel caused by flooding, we recommend that guests use the BTS SkyTrain as well as the Airport Link Train for travelling to and from the airport.
The management and employees of Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok would like to express their deep sorrow and sympathy for all flood victims.
Hyatt Regency Hua Hin is fully operating and the Hua Hin destination is safe. Road accessibility between and Hua Hin is functioning normally. ’s international and domestic airports, and mass transportation systems, such as the BTS SkyTrain and the subway in , are all operating as normal. Only has been closed and all domestic flights that will arrive or depart from that airport are now transferred to instead.
There is no evidence that the operation of will be threatened as a result of the flooding. There are no forecasts and/or reports that Hua Hin will be affected by the floods.
The management and employees of Hyatt Regency Hua Hin would like to express their deep sorrow and sympathy for all the flood victims.
For more information, guests may contact a Hyatt reservations centre. From the U.S. and Canada, contact 1-800-233-1234.
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For further information:
Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok
66 2254 1234