Thailand Leads Hooters Growth in Southeast Asia with Bangkok and Samui Openings Announced

Thailand Leads Hooters Growth in Southeast Asia with Bangkok and Samui Openings Announced
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Thailand Leads Hooters Growth in Southeast Asia with Bangkok and Samui Openings Announced

International Hooters franchisee Destination Resorts Co. continues to spread its wings

Thailand Leads Hooters Growth in Southeast Asia with Bangkok and Samui Openings AnnouncedAtlanta, GA  (  Following the announcement of the world’s largest international Hooters slated to open this summer in Pattaya, Thailand, Hooters has revealed plans for two more Thai locations in Bangkok and Samui. Both new ventures are part of a 30-location Southeast Asia development agreement between Hooters and Bangkok-based international franchisee, Destination Resorts Co., Ltd., making Thailand the leader in Hooters Southeast Asia expansion efforts. Hooters Bangkok is scheduled to open in early September and Hooters Samui will shortly follow with an October grand opening.

“With its abundance of entertainment districts and the concentration of international tourists flocking to its cities, Thailand has proven to be an ideal location to integrate the unique Hooters concept,” said Gary Murray, CEO, Destination Resorts Co. “Building off of the success of Hooters Phuket, by the end of this year we’ll have four Hooters restaurants established in Thailand, the most out of any other country in Southeast Asia.”

Hooters of Bangkok, located at the Four Points by Sheraton on Sukhumvit, Soi 15, will welcome guests to its 220 seat restaurant with the 290 square foot space in the heart of the bustling Sukhumvit district. There will be 25 beautiful Hooters Girls to serve the famous wings into the early hours every night in this cosmopolitan city.

A rapid light rail system between Bangkok and Pattaya will make it hassle-free for locals and tourists to travel between cities in little more than a half hour, having a tremendous effect on the growth of both already popular cities.

Hooters Samui will be located at Chaweng Beach and will recruit 25 Hooters Girls to serve up Hooters world-famous wings and deliver the unrivalled hospitality known the world over. The beachfront location will seat 220 guests and features a 400 square-foot space.

Murray plans to continue growth in Thailand and concentrate heavily in Hong Kong and the Philippines in the coming years. To learn more about Destination Resorts Co., visit

Hooters is implementing a vigorous growth plan, continually opening restaurants and is actively seeking qualified franchise partners to open new locations in select markets across the U.S. and around the globe. For more information about becoming a Hooters franchisee, visit

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About Destination Resorts Co., Ltd.

Headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand, Destination Resorts Co., Ltd., has a passion for creating innovative resort destinations that excite our guests. CEO Gary Murray remains on the forefront of setting new standards and trends in hospitality, while remaining committed to operating in ways that are both environmentally and socially responsible. Destination Resorts Co. created some of Thailand’s most exciting destinations, including Hooters Phuket, DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Phuket – Surin Beach, DusitD2 Phuket Resort, Sri Racha International Golf at Sri Racha Hills, Hard Rock Café Phuket at Patong Beach, Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort & Spa, Novotel Hua Hin Cha Am Beach Resort & Spa, Swissotel Resort Phuket and Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok Sukhumvit 15. For more information about Destination Resorts Co., visit

About Hooters of America, LLC

Hooters of America, LLC, is the franchisor and operator of more than 400 Hooters restaurants in 42 states and 26 countries. Known for its world famous Hooters Style chicken wings, the first Hooters opened its doors in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida. Expectations were so modest at the time that the simple fact the doors opened was deemed worthy of a toast. Since then millions have been liberated from the ordinary at Hooters while enjoying great food, fun and one-of-a-kind hospitality that can only be served up by the Hooters Girls. For more information about Hooters visit or follow us at, or

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