Mövenpick strengthens sales

September 25, 2017 by  
Filed under EUROPE, Hospitality, News, People

BAAR, Switzerland, 25 September, 2017: Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Julien Bonafous as vice president sales, a new role created to support the hospitality firm’s ongoing expansion drive.

Bonafous, whose 20-year career in the hotel industry has included several senior sales and marketing roles with key international players including Starwood, Hilton and IHG, is taking charge of Mövenpick’s sales strategy globally.

He will be responsible for leading the group’s sales operations, which include 17 international and area sales offices, worldwide, ensuring sales activity is aligned to key marketing objectives across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and in Asia where the group’s footprint is expanding at pace. Read more

Wood back in Asia Skål

September 6, 2017 by  
Filed under Associations, News, People, Thailand

BANGKOK, 6 September 2017: Skål Club Bangkok’s PR director, Andrew Wood, has been assigned the role of vice president for Skål’s Southeast Asia board.

An long-time member and supporter of Skål, an association for travel industry executives worldwide, Wood served on the Southeast Asia board as vice president, 2009 to 2010.

He was also a key figure in various bids to bring the Skål International Congress to Thailand and a former president of the Bangkok club. Read more

VPs rise on ONYX ladder

July 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Hospitality, News, People

BANGKOK, 31 July 2017: As part of its regional expansion, ONYX Hospitality Group has announced two senior promotions at its Bangkok headquarters.

It named David Cumming as regional vice president of operations for Bangkok, Malaysia and Laos.

Pierre-Andre Pelletier has been promoted to regional vice president of operations for South Thailand, Vietnam and the Maldives. 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