BHMAsia beefs up management team

March 28, 2017 by  
Filed under News, People, Trade Talk

BANGKOK, 28 March 2017: BHMAsia, a hospitality company managing hotels mainly in Thailand announced Monday four three key appointments to support expansion.

The group has a portfolio of 10 X2 properties, two X 2 Vibe hotels and two Away properties.

It identifies 14 projects in the pipeline due to open by 2020. Read more

Dusit strengthens VP line up

February 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Hospitality, News, People, Trade Talk

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

Sunway appoints GMs

December 22, 2016 by  
Filed under Malaysia, News, Trade Talk

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

TAT appoints deputy governors

October 7, 2016 by  
Filed under News, People, Thailand, Trade Talk

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

Outrigger names eCom director

July 1, 2016 by  
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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

DTG rejigs senior team

March 25, 2016 by  
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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

New CEO for Accor Plus

October 19, 2015 by  
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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

TAT replaces retirees

October 12, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Thailand, Trade Talk

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

Accor names com director

October 8, 2015 by  
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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

Sunway strengthens management team

October 6, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Trade Talk

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.

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