Ascott's serviced Residences in Bangkok, Thailand support Earth Hour 2011

Eight Ascott properties will be turning off lights for 10 hours from 26 to 27 March
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March 25, 2011 - PRLog -- Bangkok, 25 March 2011 – In support of the annual global sustainability movement to take a stand against climate change, CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited’s serviced residences in Thailand will take part in Earth Hour 2011.

Eight serviced residence properties in Bangkok, namely Ascott Sathorn, Citadines Sukhumvit 8, Citadines Sukhumvit 11, Citadines Sukhumvit 16, Citadines Sukhumvit 23, Somerset Lake Point, Somerset Park Suanplu and Somerset Sukhumvit Thonglor will be turning off their facade lights and non-essential lighting for 10 hours from Saturday, 26 March 2011, 8.30pm to Sunday, 27 March 2011, 6.30am. Ascott will also raise awareness on the need to protect the environment by encouraging residents and tenants to switch off their apartment lights during Earth Hour.

Mr Eddie Lim, Ascott’s Country General Manager for Thailand, said “This is the fourth year that we are supporting this international campaign and we are participating in a much larger scale this year. Globally, we have over 200 CapitaLand properties supporting this meaningful initiative. We are committed to this global movement to fight climate change and build a greener future.”

Issued by: Ascott International Management (Thailand) Limited  
187 South Sathorn Road, Yannawa, Sathorn, Bangkok 10120 Thailand

For more information, please contact:

Sylvia Tan, Director of Sales & Marketing
Tel: (66) 2343 1469 Email:

Juree Umrarong, Marketing Manager
Tel: (66) 2343 1479 Email:

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The Ascott Limited is the world's largest international serviced residence owner-operator with over 22,000 operating serviced residence units in key cities of Asia Pacific, Europe and the Gulf region, as well as over 5,000 units which are under development, making a total of more than 27,000 units.

The company operates three brands – Ascott, Citadines and Somerset. Its portfolio spans over 70 cities across 20 countries, 11 of which are new cities in Ascott's portfolio where its serviced residences are being developed.

Ascott, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited, is headquartered in Singapore. It pioneered Asia Pacific's first international-class serviced residence in 1984. It also established the world’s first Pan-Asian serviced residence real estate investment trust, Ascott Residence Trust, in 2006. Today, the company boasts a 27-year industry track record and serviced residence brands that enjoy recognition worldwide.
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