Bangkok (April 21, 2022) – Central Group and SIGNA announced a milestone development of entering into a management agreement with Hyatt Corporation’s affiliate for Thompson Vienna - a stunning new world-class, upscale lifestyle hotel in the Austrian capital.
Sean Hill, MD, Central Group Europe said “the joint partnership is an important milestone for Central Group and SIGNA, having joined forces with Hyatt, and is a unique addition to our lifestyle and luxury portforlio in Europe. Expected to open in 2024, the 148-room upscale lifestyle hotel will be located on Mariahilfer Street, a popular retail area of Vienna. Next to the hotel is a new luxury department store which will bring another exciting development to the city. The Thompson Vienna and the new luxury department store will create a new, unique and immersive destination for tourists and locals alike, offering an all-encompassing experience including shopping, dining, entertainment and accommodation.”
Claus Stadler, COO SIGNA said “we are delighted to extend our collaboration with Hyatt on this exciting new landmark for the Viennese social scene. Together we will reimagine how retail and hospitality intertwine to create a high-quality, lifestyle offering for our guests and visitors”
Felicity Black Roberts, Vice President Development Europe, Hyatt said “we are excited to be expanding our relationship with SIGNA and Central Group by introducing plans for Thompson Vienna, the third Hyatt property in the city. Offering a refined residential feel, Thompson Vienna will attract visitors and locals alike with a dynamic social scene, all within the unprecedented development that will integrate high-end shopping, dining, entertainment, fashion and accommodations within one destination.”
World-renowned architects OMA and interior designers Tara Bernerd & Partners will design Thompson Vienna, creating a modern, edgy design inspired by the unparalleled architecture and distinctive characteristics of Austria’s famous capital. Marked by layered design, culinary sophistication and exceptional service, Thompson Vienna will be the perfect match to its location, offering superior experiences in evocative settings
This joint partnership marks a new step for Central Group in expanding its luxury portfolio to Europe in alignment with our vision to become a world leader in lifestyle and service