Outrigger to Manage New Luxury Resort in Thailand

WAIKIKI (KHNL) -- Outrigger Enterprises Group will manage a new luxury 400-room full service hotel on the island of Phuket in Thailand.

The West Sands Outrigger Resort will be located on Mai Khao Beach along the northwest coast of Phuket.

"West Sands is Outrigger's first venture into Thailand, but it certainly won't be our only venture," said David Carey, president and CEO of Outrigger Enterprises Group. "We're looking forward to gaining a significant presence within Asia over the next few years.

Resort amenities will include Phuket's first water park, a beach club, private clubhouse, fitness center, tennis courts, a holistic fusion spa, retail shops and restaurants.

The West Sands Resort is slated to open by the end of 2009.