Eastin Hotels & Eastin Residences
Group has appointed Mr. Mark Heather as Group General Manager.
Mark will be based at Eastin
Hotel Makkasan, Bangkok as hotel general manager and will also
oversee other general managers of Eastin Hotels and Eastin
Mark was most recently
employed as General Manager of Anantara Golden Triangle
Resort. Prior to moving back to Thailand, Mark was a general
manager at Harbour View Hotel in Vietnam where he upgraded all the
products and services and for the first time brought profit to the
owner (Minor International). Prior to that he opened two luxury
boutique resorts in Southern Thailand namely Nakamanda in Krabi
and La Flora Khao Lak. He was also general manager at Villa Santi
Hotel and Resort in Luang Prabang, Laos.
Before entering into the
hospitality industry, Mark established a small retail and
wholesale book business in the UK. After 12 years of operations he
sold the business to find a new challenge where he landed in
Australia then Thailand.
He was a corporate training
manager at Princess Hotels, a lecturer on International
Hospitality for the Institute of the American Hotel & Motel
Association and a program director for Mahidol University
respectively. A total of six years in developing training programs
for hospitality including human resources, sales, marketing, front
office, food & beverage and promotion.
Eastin Hotel Makkasan, Bangkok
recentlyu completed a full renovation. All 280 guestrooms and
suites have been upgraded with luxury bedding, deluxe amenities
and the latest technology including internet access and hi tech in
room entertainment systems.
The hotel is conveniently
located next to the expressway leading to Suvarnabhumi Airport,
only a 30 minute drive away from the hotel. Access to the airport
will get even easier after the eventual opening of the Airport
Link Terminal that sits right next to the hotel.
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