Appointed General Manager
At Eastin Hotel Yama Phuket, Thailand
Mr. Itthipon, a Master of Arts in International Tourism and Hotel Management from Southern Cross University, Australia and Naresuan University, Thailand, began his career as Guest Service Manager at Krabi’s Nakamanda Resort and Spa in 2002. After that he joined Centara Hotels & Resorts as Assistant Front Office Manager at Sofitel Central Plaza Bangkok before moving on to Sofitel Centara Grand Resort and Villas Hua Hin in the same position. In 2009 he was promoted to Front Office Manager at Centara Villas Samui before achieving the position of Rooms Division Manager in 2010. In 2011, Mr. Itthipon decided to expand his knowledge and practice his language skills at the Faculty of Chinese Language, Beijing Jiaotong University, China for a year before returning to Thailand. In 2012 he became Executive Assistant Manager at Melati Beach Resort Samui before being recruited by Absolute Hotel Services as General Manager of the group’s boutique property U Chiang Mai in November 2012.