Industry Update
Appointment 8 July 2015

Yong-soon Park

Appointed General Manager
At Oakwood Premier Incheon , Korea, Republic of

Yong-soon Park(Yong Soon) Park has moved from Oakwood Premier Coex Center Seoul to Oakwood Premier Incheon in the same capacity as general manager. YS first joined Oakwood Premier Coex Center Seoul as director of rooms in September 2002, was promoted to executive assistant manager in January 2008, and promoted to general manager in 2009. During his tenure he has maintained average occupancy at above 90 percent and achieved higher average rate each year, even through the financial crisis of 2008 and various economic and political situations. His experience and track record in establishing Oakwood in Seoul will be invaluable as he seeks to establish the same premier position for Oakwood Premier Incheon, which opened in July last year.


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