Industry Update
Appointment14 March 2014

Wouter Andre Banning

Appointed Group General Manager
At Sunshine Hotels & Resorts in Pattaya, Thailand

Wouter Andre BanningMr. Banning came to Sunshine Hotels and Resorts in October last year with extensive hospitality and management experience gained in The Netherlands, the United States, Thailand, South Korea and China. Having worked in Asia since 2007, he joined us following 18 months as General Manager of 272 Serviced Apartments at the Fraser Residence in Shanghai. Prior to that he spent a similar period of time taking care of the 237 Serviced Apartments as General Manager at Fraser Place in the Central Business District of Seoul. Mr. Banning is no stranger to Pattaya, where he has gained valuable experience as General Manager of Resorts and Boutique Serviced Apartments following 14 months as Executive Assistant Manager of the Novotel Lotus (224 rooms) and Regency Park (120 rooms) Hotels in Bangkok. Mr. Banning is bilingual in Dutch and English, speaks reasonable German and French plus basic Thai. He will be responsible for Operational, Sales, Strategic and Financial Management of all properties belonging to Sunshine Hotels and Resorts, comprising seven hotels, resorts and serviced apartments with a total of more than 1200 rooms in the Pattaya area. Sunshine Hotels & Resorts Pattaya is a prime chain of seven hotels and resorts located in Pattaya City and surroundings. The choice of Pattaya Hotels and Resorts is huge, but the Sunshine Hotels & Resorts group has many years of experience in Pattaya and offers a range of accommodation from budget rooms or serviced apartments to Luxury Resort accommodation. Guests are guaranteed a memorable holiday in our Pattaya Hotels.