Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has appointed Patrick Both as general manager of Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel.
Both brings with him 21 years of diverse international hotelier experience, including over five years of noteworthy management positions for Anantara in the Maldives, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates, where his most recent position was as general manager at the award-winning Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara in Abu Dhabi.
A German national, Both commenced his career in food and beverage, followed by gaining experience in rooms division and event sales.
Having worked with Hilton, InterContinental and Langham hotels in Germany, England and China, he was then selected for Kempinski’s fast track programme and became director of rooms for the industry acclaimed opening of Kempinski Resort & Spa Sanya in China.
Both said: “I am really excited returning to Thailand and proud of what our team has accomplished at this flagship property.
“My main focus is to continue enhancing Anantara’s hallmark of a richly personalised guest service approach, while creating innovative marketing initiatives and leading operational excellence to drive the hotel to the next level.”