Industry Update
Appointment31 August 2021

Jay Tadifa Abiang

Appointed Director of Food & Beverage
At Melia Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Jay Tadifa Abiang

Nine of Jay's 16 years in the hospitality industry have been in hotel management with Melia Hotels International.

Prior to his appointment at Melia Chiang Mai, Jay was executive assistant manager at The Reed Hotel Managed by Melia and F&B manager at Melia Ba Vi Mountain Retreat in Vietnam. Jay also worked at Melia Hanoi as assistant F&B manager as well as a banquet manager and bar manager.

After completing a Bachelor of Science with a double major in tourism management and hotel and restaurant management at Baguio City in Philippines, Jay started his career as a bartender at the Press Club in Hanoi.

Meliá Hotels International

Meliá Hotels International was founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) and is one of the world’s largest resort hotel chains, as well as Spain’s leading hotel chain. It currently provides more than 350 hotels in 35 countries on 4 continents under its brands: Gran Meliá, Meliá, ME, Innside, Tryp by Wyndham, Sol and Paradisus.
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