Up Close and Personal
In-depth profiles of hoteliers and hospitality stars. 24 posts
Up Close with Pree Asvaraksha - Mirasierra Khao Yai Boutique Bed and Breakfast
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Sponsored by Hotelogix  Pree Asvaraksha is not a hotelier by trade but rather a musician, photographer, and a product of Mahidol University’s renowned College of Music.When he isn’t on the
Up Close and Personal with Louka Taffin of Le Pirate Beach Club: Creating a Magnetic Millennial Brand
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Based in Bali and greater Indonesia, Louka Taffin is a young hotelier in millennial hospitality who is making waves with the unconventional fun, funky vibe of his brand Le Pirate Beach Club. The
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Up Close and Personal: Vice President of Cape Dara Resort, Pattamon Mekavarakul
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Hospitality is a full-time business which makes enormous demands upon the time of everyone involved. If anything, it is a way of life rather than just a job, so it’s no surprise
Up Close and Personal: Dawn Teo Talks about the Efficiency of Singaporean Hospitality
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Article Sponsored by Amara Hotels & Resorts  Dawn Teo is Director, Strategic Planning and Corporate Development, Amara Holdings Limited – the holding company of Amara Hotels & Resorts, which operates four properties in the
Up Close and Personal : Prof. Dr. Apichati Sivayathorn, CEO, Sivatel Bangkok
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“I want to keep my family legacy” said Prof Dr Apichati Sivayathorn, CEO and Owner of Sivatel Hotel.  The Sivatel is a mixed use hotel – serviced apartments and office rental on one of
Up Close and Personal with Pratarnporn Phornprapha of Siam@Siam Hotel
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People argue about whether or not years of experience can guarantee your success in running a hotel. Pratarnporn Phornprapha, the Managing Director of Siam@Siam Hotels has proved that you don’t necessarily
Indonesia’s Hotel Industry Inside Out with Emily Subrata of Sudamala Resorts
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A press release for an opening of a resort near Komodo Island that will happen in several months time grabbed my attention. It definitely looked like ‘bucket list’ material, so I contacted the
Albert Teo, CEO of Amara Holdings Talks about Amara Bangkok
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Bangkok has recently welcomed Amara, a Singapore-based hotel investment and management group, into the City of Angels. While one might wonder whether Bangkok truly needs any more hotels and why Amara would contemplate
Talking Boutique Hotels With Natapree Pichaironarongsongkram
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Natapree Pichaironarongsongkram, or Pim, is the Managing Director of Supatra Real Estate and is responsible both for Tha Maharaj, which is a community mall and pier on Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River, and
Up Close and Personal with Anchalika Kijkanakorn of AHMS
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Anchalika Kijkanakorn is the founder of Akaryn Hospitality Management Services (AHMS), and as a highly successful female Thai hotelier she was able to offer Hotelintel.co some unique insights into her approach to