Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok issues statement after bomb blast - Insights

Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok issues statement after bomb blast

Grand Hyatt Bangkok

The Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok is located on the same city block as the Erawan Shrine, the site of the bomb blast last night that has killed 20 killed and injured 123 in Bangkok.

In the aftermath, the hotel has issued the following statement:

Update: We are devastated by the tragedy that occurred near the Erawan Shrine in Central Bangkok the evening of August 17. We extend our heartfelt sympathies to those who were injured and to the families who lost loved ones as a result of the incident.

Bangkok is a beautiful and dynamic city and we are doing what we can to support our guests, colleagues, neighbors and the community during this difficult time. Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok is continuing to cooperate with authorities with their investigation.

The safety and security of our guests and colleagues is our top priority. Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok has elevated security following the incident. All perimeters have been secured and all bags and luggage are being checked at each hotel entrance.

The hotel experienced some minor damages as a result of the incident and will continue to monitor the situation closely. Meanwhile, the hotel is in full operation at this time.  

Those with family members who are currently staying at Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok can contact +66 6000 35186 for inquiries.

Guests with a future booking at Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok can contact +66 2254 1234 for further assistance.

First statement post blast:

There was an explosion in Central Bangkok the evening of August 17. The safety and security of our guests, colleagues and neighbors is a top priority. Following news of the explosion, Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok opened its doors to allow the public to seek refuge during this tragedy.

To inquire about friends or family at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, please call 66-60-0035186 from Bangkok or 866-361-8962 from the United States.

Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok is working with authorities during their investigation and will look to see how the hotel can work with relief organizations as the situation unfolds.

 

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