Thailand-based Minor Hotel Group is boosting its presence in Australia with a new hotel development for Darwin, adding to its chain of Oaks hotels and resorts, and the AVANI development in Perth.

The Darwin property, the details of which are to be released this week, comes after the launch of the $110 million 250-room hotel and residences under the AVANI brand in April in central Perth. Minor Hotel Group chief executive Dillip Rajakarier says the expansion marks a further strategic investment in…