Industry Update
Appointment 9 June 2016

Patrick Both

Appointed General Manager
At Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, Thailand

Patrick BothAnantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Both as General Manager of Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel. Patrick brings with him 21 years of diverse international hotelier experience, including over five years of noteworthy management positions for Anantara in the Maldives, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates, where his most recent position was as General Manager at the award-winning Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara in Abu Dhabi. A German national, Patrick commenced his career in Food and Beverage, followed by gaining experience in Rooms Division and Event Sales. Having worked with Hilton, InterContinental and Langham hotels in Germany, England and China, he was then selected for Kempinski’s fast track programme and became Director of Rooms for the industry acclaimed opening of Kempinski Resort & Spa Sanya in China, before taking up the role of Director of Food & Beverage for Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts in Holland. At the end of 2009 Patrick joined the Anantara family as Cluster Resident Manager for the brand’s luxurious Maldives’ properties – Anantara Veli Resort, Anantara Dhigu Resort and Naladhu. In 2011 he was appointed General Manager for the successful rebranding of Anantara Mui Ne Resort on the south eastern coast of Vietnam. Under his helm the new Anantara hideaway was ranked in the Condé Nast Hot List 2012 and the UK Evening Standard’s Top Trips 2012, to name but a few of the hotel’s opening accolades. Patrick’s next move as GM was to Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villa Resort in Thailand, where he spent one year before moving in 2014 to Qasr Al Sarab in Abu Dhabi, one of Anantara’s flagship properties.

Hotelfachschule Heidelberg

Patrick Both (Class of 2002) is a graduate of Hotelfachschule Heidelberg in Heidelberg - Germany
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