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Luxury Paresa Resort Appoints New General Manager

Luxury Paresa Resort Appoints New General Manager

Exclusive five-star Phuket hideaway, Paresa, has appointed South African hotelier Dawid Koegelenberg as General Manager. A graduate of the prestigious Cape Town Hotel Schooland formerly Resort Manager at Six Senses Koh Samui, Dawidbrings over two decades of Michelin-Star restaurant and resort management experience toPhuket’s most sought-after address along “Millionaire’s Mile”above Kamala Bay. He was a […]

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Phongsak Mikhunthong Executive Sous Chef GLOW Pratunam

Phongsak Mikhunthong Executive Sous Chef GLOW Pratunam

Phongsak Mikhunthong has been appointed as Executive Sous Chef of GLOW Pratunam. With the strong passion for cooking and excellent cooking skills, Phongsak has over 16-year culinary experience from many famous hotels and resorts including Juldis Khao Yai Resort and Spa, Central Samui Village, Central Wong Amat Beach Resort (Pattaya) and Kirimaya (Khao-Yai). Prior to this […]

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
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ONYX Hospitality restructure key hotel and corporate operations roles

ONYX Hospitality restructure key hotel and corporate operations roles

ONYX Hospitality Group continues to strengthen the group’s operations through the promotion of talented hospitality professionals Pierre-Andre Pelletier and David Cumming to Vice President Area General Manager South Thailand and Bangkok respectively. Both veterans in the hospitality industry, Pelletier has been part of the ONYX family for over 20 years and this year will mark […]

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Soneva Kiri Announces New General Manager

Soneva Kiri Announces New General Manager

The Soneva Group is delighted to welcome Graham Grant as the new General Manager of Soneva Kiri. Graham succeeds Frank Grassman who managed the iconic resort since 2012. Graham’s preceding post was General Manager at one of India’s legends of luxury, The Leela Palace Udaipur, Rajasthan, where he focused not only on operations and customer […]

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Steve Chong appointed general manager of Sandy Beach Non Nuoc Resort Da Nang Vietnam, Managed by Centara

Steve Chong appointed general manager of Sandy Beach Non Nuoc Resort Da Nang Vietnam, Managed by Centara

Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Steve Chong as general manager of Sandy Beach Non Nuoc Resort Da Nang Vietnam, Managed by Centara. Steve is a Singaporean national. He has had over 45 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has worked with leading hotels […]

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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ONYX Hospitality Appoints Douglas Martell as COO

ONYX Hospitality Appoints Douglas Martell as COO

Prior to joining ONYX, Martell’s professional experience included a 13 year tenure with IHG where he was Vice President of Operations – South West Asia.  There, he was responsible for hotel operations in India, Bangladesh and Nepal.  With a career spanning more than 25 years, Martell brings with him a wealth of operational experience, especially […]

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Centara’s Kanokros elected president of Hotel PR Association of Thailand

Centara’s Kanokros elected president of Hotel PR Association of Thailand

Kanokros Sakdanares, who is corporate director of marketing communications at Centara Hotels & Resorts, has been elected president of the Hotel Public Relations Association of Thailand. The election took place at The Oriental Residence Bangkok on 13 June and the appointment became effective on 15 June. The president and her committee members, who will be announced […]

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Monkey Shoulder Global Brand Ambassador swings by Hyde & Seek and Ku De Ta

Monkey Shoulder Global Brand Ambassador swings by Hyde & Seek and Ku De Ta

Dean Callan, Global Brand Ambassador of Monkey Shoulder, played host to guests during his guest bartending shifts at two of Bangkok’s most in-vogue venues, Hyde & Seek Gastro Bar and Ku De Ta, at which he presented special cocktails featuring the world’s First Triple Malt Scotch Whisky, Monkey Shoulder.  The self-confessed whisky geek treated guests […]

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The New General Manager of Hilton and DoubleTree Sukhumvit

The New General Manager of Hilton and DoubleTree Sukhumvit

Hilton Worldwide is pleased to announce the appointment of David Ecija in the position of General Manager to lead the luxurious Hilton Sukhumvit and DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit hotels after his recent posting as General Manager of Hilton Vilamoura As Castacas Golf and Spa Resort in Portugal. Mr. Ecija is a 14 year veteran of […]

| June 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Appointment of Novotel Bangkok IMPACT Marketing Communications Manager

Appointment of Novotel Bangkok IMPACT Marketing Communications Manager

NOVOTEL Bangkok IMPACT is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Nadine Rouget as Marketing & Communications Manager. Nadine graduated from East China Normal University in Shanghai with a degree in Mandarin Chinese Culture and a minor in International Politics. After completing a 5-year program in Mandarin language, Nadine started on her career path in […]

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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CHEF ANGELA BROWN THE NEW OF PARK SOCIETY

CHEF ANGELA BROWN THE NEW OF PARK SOCIETY

Sofitel So Bangkok is proud to announce the appointment of Chef Angela Brown as the new chef de cuisine at the hotel’s signature Park Society restaurant. On her new role as the new gastronomic ambassador of the award-winning restaurant, Chef Angela comments: “I am honored to be given the opportunity to head up the kitchen at […]

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Appointment at GHC Asia Bangkok

Appointment at GHC Asia Bangkok

GHC Asia (Grebstad & Hicks Communications), the region’s leading independent communications agency with an influential reputation in the luxury lifestyle, tourism, hospitality and property sectors, has recently appointed Somsri (Susie) Hansirisawasdi as General Manager of its Bangkok office. Susie has over 20 years of professional experience in marketing and public relations mostly within the hotel sector.   Her most […]

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Appointment of Group General Manager of Siam@Siam Design Hotels

Appointment of Group General Manager of Siam@Siam Design Hotels

Siam@Siam Design Hotels & Resorts Group is very pleased to announce the recent appointment of Mr. William Pang, as Executive Director and Group General Manager effective immediately. As Executive Director, William is responsible for the group’s progressive developments and operations strategies, including the refreshing of the Siam@Siam flagship hotel’s vision, products, and services, the implementation […]

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Le Meridien Bangkok Appoints New General Manager

Le Meridien Bangkok Appoints New General Manager

Starwood Hotels & Resorts announce the appointment of Christian Humbert as General Manager of Le Méridien Bangkok. A creative and dynamic hotelier with more than 18 years experience in the industry – the majority of it with Starwood brands – Christian will guide the sophisticated and award winning Le Méridien Bangkok as it continues to […]

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Preferred Hotel Group Appoints Anthony Ross as Executive Vice President

Preferred Hotel Group Appoints Anthony Ross as Executive Vice President

Preferred Hotel Group™, a global provider of sales, marketing and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Ross as Executive Vice President for Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA). In his new capacity, Ross will drive the company’s existing development efforts in key cities throughout the region, […]

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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New Executive Chef Welcomed at The Peninsula Bangkok

New Executive Chef Welcomed at The Peninsula Bangkok

The Peninsula Bangkok is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Andreas Haugg, a German national, as the Executive Chef overseeing the hotel’s award-winning restaurants, bars and banquets. Known for his big smile and team spirit, Andreas brings to the hotel his expertise and rich experience in all key disciplines in catering—from menu design, resource procurement to […]

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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