Industry Update
Appointment23 September 2019

Thomas Weber

Appointed General Manager
At Dusit Thani Maldives

Thomas Weber

Dusit International, one of Thailand's leading hotel and property development companies, is pleased to announce Mr Thomas Weber has been appointed as the new General Manager of Dusit Thani Maldives.

Mr Thomas brings with him more than 25 years of international experience leading pre-opening and operational hotels for brands such as Sun International, Hilton, Mövenpick, and The Leela. During his career, he has worked in seven different countries, including Hong Kong, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, India, Kenya, Switzerland and the Maldives. He began his management positions as Food and Beverage Manager and worked his way up to become Executive Assistant Manager, General Manager and Regional General Manager.

Prior to joining Dusit International, he held the position of Regional General Manager Maldives for the five-star Diamonds Thudufushi Resort and Athuruga Resort, both under the Planhotel Hospitality Group. He was also involved in the pre-opening of Sandies Bathala, a new resort with 70 rooms and overwater villas.

During his career, he has served as General Manager of Mövenpick Resort Al Nawras, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Mövenpick Hotel & Spa, Bangalore India; and Oberwaid Kurhotel & Privatklinik, St Gallen Switzerland, amongst others.

During his career, he has served as General Manager of Mövenpick Resort Al Nawras, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Mövenpick Hotel & Spa, Bangalore India; and Oberwaid Kurhotel & Privatklinik, St Gallen Switzerland, amongst others.

Mr Thomas, a Swiss National, holds a Management degree from Belvoirpark Hotel Management School in Zürich and an Executive Leadership degree from SHV/VDH in Switzerland. He started his career as a chef at the Hotel Pardenn in Klosters, Switzerland.

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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