Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket has appointed Mr Denis
J. Thouvard as General Manager.
Mr Thouvard previously held the position of Area
General Manager at the Centara Grand Beach Resort in Nai Harn
Mr. Thouvard brings to his new role over 20
years of experience in 5-star hotels and resorts throughout
Thailand, Hong Kong, France and the UK, including 8 years with
Starwood Hotels and Resorts and 6 years at 2 Luxury Collection
properties in Thailand and French Polynesia.
He holds an HND/B Tec
in Catering and Hotel Management as well as a Franco-British
Diploma in International Restaurant and Hotel Operations.
Thouvard speaks fluent French and English and is knowledgeable in
He started his hospitality training in Food &
Beverage at 3-star Michelin restaurants throughout Europe and the
United States, before joining The Westbury,
London where he was promoted to Food & Beverage Manager before
relocating to Thailand as Executive Assistant Manager at The Pansea, Phuket Bay.
He then became Resident Manager at The Imperial
Hotel Bangkok and Le Royal Meridien Phuket Yacht Club, Thailand,
followed by a stint at Hotel du Louvre in Paris, France. Mr
Thouvard later became Executive Assistant Manager at The Repulse
Bay, Hong Kong, followed by The Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok,
Thailand. He was then promoted to General Manager at Le Royal
Meridien Phuket Yacht Club in Thailand and at Bora Bora Nui Resort
& Spa in French Polynesia prior to his most recent post at Centara
Grand Beach Resort.
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