BANGKOK, 21 February 2017: Dusit International named Prachoom Tantiprasertsuk as vice president sales, and Michael Leong as vice president marketing.
Their appointments were effective 15 February.
Tantiprasertsuk has worked for Dusit International since 2015 as general manager of Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket Resort. Read more
KUALA LUMPUR, 22 December 2016: Sunway Hotels & Resorts, has announced new management appointments for its Phnom Penh and Penang properties.
The group named Robert Menzies as general manager of Sunway Hotel Phnom Penh in Cambodia.
Prakash Kumaran was appointed general manager of Sunway Hotel Georgetown and Sunway Hotel Seberang Jaya in Penang, Malaysia. Read more
BANGKOK, 7 October 2016: Three new deputy governors at the Tourism Authority of Thailand assumed their posts, 1 October, replacing three veteran deputy governors who retired effective 30 September.
The state organisation has a mandatory retirement age of 60.
Tanes Petsuwan, who was executive director for Europe, Africa and Middle East Region, was named deputy governor for international marketing (Europe, Africa, Middle East and Americas). He replaced deputy governor Juthamas Rerngronasa. Read more
PHUKET, 1 July 2016: Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed Eugene Oelofse as director of marketing and eCommerce, Asia Pacific.
He will be based in the Outrigger Asia Pacific office in Phuket, Thailand, and will report directly to vice president of sales & marketing, Asia Pacific, Mark Simmons.
Oelofse, a South African national, brings 13 years experience in branding, communications, digital, marketing and CRM to Outrigger. Read more
BANGKOK; 25 March 2016: Diethelm Travel Group announced three senior appointments, earlier this week.
Commenting on the appointments DTG group managing director, Lisa Fitzell said: “(They) brings a wealth of valuable knowledge and expertise to these essential roles… that will strengthen Diethelm Travel’s position in Asia’s inbound tourism industry.”
Jean Francois (Jeff) Redl has been promoted from country manager Vietnam to managing director, replacing Torsten Edens, who is now group operating director. Read more
SINGAPORE, 19 October 2015: Dino Mezzatesta has been appointed chief executive officer of Accor Plus Asia Pacific, Accor Hotels’ travel, dining and lifestyle programme.
Dino joined Accor Hotels in 2005 as director of sales & marketing for The Menzies Hotel in Sydney. Read more
BANGKOK, 12 October 2015: Tourism Authority of Thailand made three internal management changes, earlier this month, to replace retiring deputy governors and an advisor 10 official.
Sujitra Jongchansitto, executive director northern region, was promoted to deputy governor for domestic marketing.
Visanu Jaroensilp, executive director at the office of the governor was named deputy governor for tourism products and business. Read more
SINGAPORE, 8 October 2015: Accor Hotels Asia Pacific has appointed Lynn Lee as its sustainable development and communications director.
She has 15 years experience in the communications field linked to the hospitality industry. Read more
KUALA LUMPUR, 6 October 2015: Sunway Hotels & Resorts, announced, Monday, the appointments of Augustine Silva as Sunway Putra Hotel’s Senior general manager and TS Cheah as cluster director of sales and marketing for the 650-room five-star hotel in Kuala Lumpur effective today.
A Singaporean national, Silva brings with him more than 25 years of international hospitality management experience plus robust exposure in Asset and Fund Management.
PHUKET, 16 September 2015: Resort hotelier, Frank Grassmann, has been named general manager of The Nai Haan, formerly the iconic Royal Phuket Yacht Club, one of the first beach hotels to open on this tourist island.
After a total remake that took 18 months to complete the property will reopen 16 January, 2016.
Grassmann takes the reins of a completely reimagined 130-guest room and suite resort with panoramic views over Nai Harn Beach, recently named the best beach in Thailand by TripAdvisor.