AHS announces New General Manager at U Sathorn Bangkok

| March 15, 2016
Absolute Hotel Services’ Managing Director for South East Asia Mr. John Westoby is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Manfred ILG as General Manager for the group’s second U property in the Thai capital, U Sathorn Bangkok. Mr-Manfred-ILG

German native Manfred  has a solid background in hospitality encompassing several General Manager roles including working at the Kiridara Hotel in Luang Prabang, the Hansar Hotel and Asian Oasis – Mythical Journeys in Bangkok and  La Résidence d’Angkor in Siem Reap.

His previous position prior to joining AHS was General Manager at the helm of the 137 Pillars House in Chiang Mai from 2011 until December 2015. “We are delighted to welcome Manfred as we believe that his extensive and well-rounded background in the luxury hotel industry provides him with a thorough understanding of what his position entails. He also possesses an inate ability to create breakthrough strategies for business development which will be a real asset for U Hotels and Resorts’ latest property in our rapidly expanding portfolio.” said Mr. Westoby.

About U Sathorn Bangkok

U Sathorn Bangkok is located in a peaceful part of the capital where natural beauty sits alongside the hustle and bustle of this busy Bangkok district. Luxuriously appointed U Sathorn consists of 86 rooms featuring Superior, Superior Garden, Deluxe Garden and Suite accommodation in three low rise wings set in a courtyard style surrounded by restful green areas with a swimming pool as the centrepiece. The overall design of this urban resort was conceived in a French Colonial style with a contemporary twist inspired by Sri Lankan Geoffrey Bawa. The design breaks down the barriers between the inside and outside and between interior design and landscaped architecture which reduces the buildings to a series of delightfully conceived spaces separated by natural features.


U’s unique concept of service includes 24-hour room which will allow guests to enjoy their room for a full 24 hours from arrival as well as breakfast whenever/wherever during their stay, international and local calls at cost, pre-selected amenities such as pillows, teas and soap which guests can select from our online U Choose programme and much more.


About the Author:

Current: Editor of At-Bangkok.com, Managing Director at dp-Studio Co. Ltd. Past: Lecturer, Instructor at School of Architecture King Mongkut University of Technology, Architect at RNL Architect, Architect at Roth Sheppard Architects Education: School of Architecture Chulalongkorn University Bangkok Thailand (B.Arch) School of Architecture University of Arizona USA - School of Architecture University of Colorado, Denver USA (M. Arch)
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