WASHINGTON D.C. Royal Garden Resort Plc and Marriott International have formed a joint venture to develop a beachfront resort in Phuket, Thailand.
The project will include a 265-room resort called the JW Marriott Resort Phuket and a 144-villa vacation ownership community. Construction of the hotel and the first phase of 60 villas began in March of this year. Opening is scheduled for December 2001. (9/5/00)