Khiri Travel reshuffles management

December 1, 2017 by  
Filed under Mekong, News, People

BANGKOK, 1 December 2017: Khiri Travel has announced internal management changes affecting its operations in Thailand, Myanmar and Laos.

Effective today, Stefan Scheerer, assistant general manager at Khiri Travel Myanmar, will move to Vientiane, where he will become general manager of Khiri Travel Laos.

He has been with Khiri Travel for two years. In that time he has risen through the ranks from customer care manager in Myanmar to assistant general manager to general manager for Laos. Read more

Hotelier on the move

August 18, 2017 by  
Filed under News, People

BANGKOK, 18 August 2017: Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Michel Checoury as its new chief financial officer (CFO).

He joins the Mövenpick leadership team from Aman Resorts where he was CFO since 2014, responsible for the finances at 31 properties in 19 countries.

He will be responsible for aligning strategic planning, the ongoing implementation of Mövenpick’s successful business model and supporting all finance-related decisions and functions.  Read more

Mövenpick strengthens regional offices

June 1, 2017 by  
Filed under Hospitality, News

BANGKOK, 1 June 2017: Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has expanded its management team in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) and Asia with new appointments.

Marc Descrozaille joins the group as vice president, operations, MEA, while Gerard Hotelier assumes the role of vice president, operations, Asia. Read more

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  
Filed under News, Trade Talk

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  
Filed under News, People, Trade Talk

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  
Filed under News, Trade Talk

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

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