Dusit International

New regional VP for Dusit International

by Patrick Ryan | 20 Jul 2017

 Dusit International has appointed Prateek Kumar as regional vice president – EMEA region. Kumar’s new role means he will be responsible for strengthening Dusit’s operations and supporting development efforts in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “In line with our strategy for sustainable and profitable growth, which includes balancing our portfolio of hotels to have half of

Bahrain is new frontier for Dusit International

by Patrick Ryan | 11 Jul 2017

Dusit International has signed an agreement with Al Manzil Hospitality Group to operate the dusitD2 Seef Bahrain, the brand’s first property in the country. A spokesperson said that the opening will help to position Dusit for further expansion within the GCC region, where it already operates five hotels, with another five confirmed in the pipeline. “We

Dusit International names GM for first property in Qatar

by Sophia Soltani | 21 Sep 2016

Dusit International has appointed Ahmet Antepli as  the new general manager of the upcoming Dusit Hotel and Suites Doha.  An accomplished hotelier, Antepli has over 18 years of experience working in various hospitality positions for well-known hotel chains across the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Most recently, he was the general manager at Doubletree by

Dusit International appoints new SVP of Operations

by Sophia Soltani | 15 Aug 2016

Dusit International has announced the promotion of Thierry Douin to Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations. Douin, a French national, will lead and provide overall direction and guidance to Dusit’s business operations with the main objective of maximising growth and profitability.  He has over 35 years of experience within the hotel industry and has managed

Dusit International appoints group director of F&B

by Crystal Chesters | 14 Aug 2016

Bangkok founded hotel operator, Dusit International, has appointed Thomas Pfordte as group director of food and beverage. Pfordte, a German national, will be responsible for the Dusit International’s entire food and beverage operation. He has spent more than 18 years working in senior positions throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Prior to joining Dusit,

Dusit International appoints new chief operating officer

by Sophia Soltani | 05 Apr 2016

Asian hospitality group Dusit International has appointed Lim Boon Kwee as the group’s new chief operating officer. Based in the company’s Bangkok headquarters Kwee will oversee the operations of Dusit’s global portfolio of hotels and resorts across four continents and reports directly to the group chief executive officer, Suphajee Suthumpun. In his new role, Kwee will also

Chain Focus: Dusit International

by Dina Maaty | 05 Nov 2015

Hotel News ME profiles the hotel group’s 2015 achievements, future goals and its planned worldwide pipeline.  Group overview For over 65 years, Dusit International has been synonymous with world-class hospitality, delivered with the iconic touches of service and artistry of Thailand. From pioneering hospitality and education to leading development in emerging destinations, Dusit International offers









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