Appointed Group Director of Club Operations
At Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas in Bangkok, Thailand
Melanie Smith will now oversee Club Operations, a position she has been training for
under the leadership of outgoing Senior VP, June Harrison. Melanie will lead Club
Operations, which includes the Club Services reservation centres in Bangkok and
Shanghai as well as the current club resort properties in Phuket, Koh Samui, Bali,
Queenstown New Zealand, Bangkok and Sanya China. She will be responsible for on-
time/on-brand openings of future club resort properties.
An Australian national, Melanie has extensive luxury hotel experience. She came to
Anantara Vacation Club in 2012 from the Anantara Bangkok Sathorn hotel. Prior to
Anantara, Melanie worked with the Langham Group and Intercontinental Hotels and
Resorts in Hong Kong, Thailand and Australia.