Dusit International has appointed Jiri Kobos as vice president, operations with immediate affect.A 30-year industry veteran, Kobos has held senior management positions in Africa, Europe and Asia, including ten years with Hyatt Corporation Worldwide, prior to joining Dusit International as managing director and general manager of the 440-room Dusit Thani Lakeview Cairo in 2010.
The Dusit Thani Maldives is set to open on Mudhdhoo Island in mid-December featuring 96 villas and extensive features including the largest swimming pool in the Maldives and a tree top spa.
Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket has won two prestigious awards for the second consecutive year during the World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony held on 28 September at the Dusit Thani Bangkok.
Alex Willats, Acting General Manager, Dusit Thani Bangkok, Asia’s Leading City Hotel
Peter Komposch, General Manager, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, Thailand’s Leading Beach Resort
Having become a beacon of excellence during its 18-year history, visiting some of the most prestigious destinations around the globe, it comes as a surprise to discover World Travel Awards has never been hosted by Asian tourism powerhouse Thailand. That is set to change, however, when Dusit Thani Bangkok plays host to the WTA Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony on September 28th.
Asia’s leading hotel group Dusit International has announced plans to open their first property in the Maldives, Dusit Thani Maldives, in mid December. Later this month, its sister property, Dusit Thani Bangkok will play host to the World Travel Awards 2011 Asia & Australasia ceremony - one of the most prestigious events in the travel industry calendar.
Dusit Thani Bangkok has taken a lead role in showcasing Bangkok as the premier arts and culture destination in Thailand as part of a partnership with the annual Bangkok International Festival of Dance and Music. In an exciting period for the property, it has been confirmed the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony will take place on September 28th.
Dusit International introduces first Resort in Maldives Opening December 2011.
Dusit International announces the appointment of Mr Giovanni Angelini as Vice-Chairman of Dusit Overseas, Hong Kong. Mr Angelini’s role will focus on Dusit’s international expansion plan and strategy as well as spearheading the company’s development into the Greater China region, following Dusit’s new Development Office opening in Hong Kong.
Dusit Thani Bangkok, Thailand’s leading luxury five-star hotel, will be hosting the Asia & Australasia awards ceremony for this year’s World Travel Awards, dubbed as the “Oscars of the Travel Industry,” on 28 September. Top players from Asia & Australasian travel and tourism, as well as media from 60 countries, are expected to attend this prestigious ceremony when winners will be recognized for their outstanding achievements.
BTN talks to Andrew Cornelio, Director of Sales & Marketing, Dusit Thani Bangkok at ITB Berlin 2011