A talented hospitality professional with two decades of diverse experience in sales and marketing and a passion for building strong business relationships has been named five-star Meliá Koh Samui’s director of sales and marketing.
Thai national Phatsalawadee Pimpila’s appointment to the new 159-room and 41-suite luxury resort on Koh Samui’s north-eastern coastline in the Gulf of Thailand, comes after she previously worked as director of sales for Kanda Residences, another five-star hotel situated on Koh Samui island.
Ms Pimpila has also worked as the managing and sales director for O-Pa Television, that she co-founded, focused on travel and leisure television production. She also presented in front of the camera for a weekly show the company produced for Thai digital television.
She was a senior sales and event manager for media company Travel Daily Asia for six and a half years, and also undertook senior sales management roles for hotel Unico Sandara Cha-Am in Hua Hin, production company Capital TV and developer Celadon Land Asia Pacific.
“Ms Pimpila has an excellent track record in establishing strong business relationships with a host of clients and stakeholders,” said Meliá Koh Samui’s general manager Ernesto Osuna. “Her rich experience, highly motivated personality and strong work ethic will underpin our efforts to establish Meliá Koh Samui as one of Thailand’s top hotels.”
Situated on the edge of Choeng Mon Beach, Meliá Koh Samui celebrated its grand opening on January 10, unveiling a host of world-class facilities including two restaurants, a swim-up bar, a lagoon pool that “loops” through its grounds like a river, a two-level infinity pool, an executive lounge, spa, fitness centre, ballroom and conference facilities and, for families, a kid’s club, outdoor playground and mini water park.
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Founded in 1956 in Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International operates more than 390 hotels (portfolio and pipeline) throughout more than 40 countries, under the brands Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus by Meliá, ME by Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, INNSiDE by Meliá, Sol by Meliá and TRYP by Wyndham. The Company is the global leader in resort hotels, while also leveraging its experience to consolidate the growing segment of the leisure-inspired urban market. Its commitment to responsible tourism has led the Group to become the most sustainable hotel company in the world in 2019, according to SAM, the sustainable investment company. Meliá Hotels International is also included in the IBEX 35 Spanish stock market index and it is the Spanish hotel leader in Corporate Reputation (Merco Ranking). Follow Meliá Hotels International on Weibo @MeliaHotelslnt , WeChat official account @MeliaHotelslnt, Twitter @MeliaHotelsInt , Facebook meliahotelsinternational and official website www.melia.com.
About Asset World Corporation
Asset World Corp Public Company Limited (“AWC”) is Thailand’s leading integrated lifestyle real estate group under TCC Group, with a sustainable diversified development pipeline for future growth as well as the potential for long-term capital appreciation. AWC’s business operations are organized into two principal segments: (i) Hospitality, comprising hotels managed and operated by the world’s leading hotel chains (ii) Retail and Commercial Building, comprising Retail and Wholesale group which includes world-class tourist lifestyle destination, community shopping mall, community market and wholesale space, with such well-known projects as Asiatique the Riverfront, Gateway at Bangsue, Pantip Plaza Pratunam and Tawanna Bangkapi; and Office Building group with prominent projects located in highly sought-after, central business district in Bangkok like Empire Tower, Athenee Tower, etc. Recently on October 10, 2019, Asset World Corporation succeeded in listing the company on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) in the real estate and construction industry under the property development category. AWC’s market capitalization was highest in the history of the SET (According to Bloomberg Database).
Thai national Phatsalawadee Pimpila, a talented hospitality professional with two decades of diverse experience in sales and marketing and a passion for building strong business relationships, has been named five-star Meliá Koh Samui’s director of sales and marketing.