Grand Hyatt Bangkok issues statement on bombing
The Grand Hyatt Bangkok, which is located next to the Erawan Shrine where a terror attack killed or injured more than 20 people worshipping or walking by this religious landmark, issued the following statement:
?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, neighbours 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.?