Industry Update
Appointment17 July 2017

Onanong Keawngamdee

Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing
At Dusit Thani Pattaya, Thailand

Onanong KeawngamdeeDusit Thani Pattaya GM Neoh Kean Boon recently appointed Onanong Keawngamdee as the new director of sales and marketing of the Thai brand resort under the wing of the ever expanding Dusit Hotels & Resorts. Onanong started her career in hospitality at Dusit Thani Bangkok where in a span of six years, she worked in guest relations, banquet, catering and sales. She was also part of the pre-opening team for Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit and her more than 20 years of sales related experience were gained from working for Shangri-la Hotel Bangkok, Conrad Bangkok, Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, Crystal Design Centre and JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok. Prior to her new role, she was the director of sales and marketing of the Swissotel Le Concorde Bangkok. Her strengths include creating strategies to match the market trend as well as analyzing market intelligence in order to understand competitors standing and maximize revenue from all available business opportunities at hand.

Dusit International

Dusit International was founded in 1948 by Honorary Chairperson Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui, whose first hotel was the Princess on Bangkok's Charoenkrung Road. Today the company is a leader in hotel management and hospitality education and comprises a unique international portfolio of distinctive hotels and resorts operating under four brands: Dusit Thani, dusitD2, Dusit Princess and Dusit Devarana.
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