Ms. Suchada Saengarun has been appointed as
the new general manager of the U Chiang Mai, effective 1 August
Suchada takes over the realm from Surapan Somthai who has
been appointed pre-opening general manager for new Bangkok
projects and will be based at the U Hotels & Resorts corporate
office in Bangkok.
Ms. Suchada Saengarun, who has a Bachelor of Art –
Tourism Industry Management from Mahidol University International
College, began her career as duty manager at Novotel Siam Bangkok
After that she decided to explore her career outside of
Thailand, and took up a position as room division manager at Villa Santi Hotel & Resort in Laos and later at The Grand Luang Prabang
Hotel with the same position.
In 2003, she returned to Thailand to
join Accor as human resources coordinator and was
promoted to be junior graduates and mobility coordinator Asia in
Prior to joining U Chiang Mai, she was group administration
and development manager at the corporate office of Ibis Erawan
Thailand to assist with the opening of Ibis hotels in
Mr. Surapan Somthai, a 25-year hospitality
veteran, will take up a new role as pre-opening general manager
for the new soon to open U Hotels & Resorts in Bangkok.
U Chiang Mai is a new boutique
hotel located in the heart of Chiang Mai on Ratchadamnoen Road.
The hotel is just 20 minutes from Chiang Mai International Airport.
The U Chiang Mai was awarded the Historical Architectural Conservation
Hotel in 2009 by The Association of Siamese Architects under the
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