Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed
Devdutta Banerjee as Area Director of Revenue Management -
Mr Banerjee, an Indian national, has 18 years of
experience working with global hotel brands including his previous
employer, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, where he was Corporate
Director of Revenue Management and Distribution.
Prior to that, Mr Banerjee was Starwood Hotels &
Resorts' India-based Regional Director of Revenue Management and
Franchise Support, having already previous been Regional Director
of Revenue Management, at Starwood for six years (2006-2012).
Mr Banerjee also worked with the Taj Group (2004-2006)
as Director of Regional Management.
"We are delighted to welcome someone of
Devdutta's calibre in this key position at an exciting time for
the group as we expand throughout the region," said Andrew
Langdon, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Senior Vice President Asia. "We look forward to Devdutta playing a crucial
role in consolidating the impressive work our Asian office is
doing, providing value for owners and growing our unique brand of
upscale hospitality in Asia."
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts will open seven
hotels and resorts in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, China and
Vietnam over the next three years, with a host of additional
projects under negotiation. The focus is primarily on Southeast
The group has eight hotels in operation in Asia,
four of which are in Thailand, its biggest market in the region.
The Mövenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok and the 260-room
Mövenpick Siam Hotel Pattaya are the latest additions to the
group's portfolio in the region.
Set to open in 2016 are:
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Boracay; and
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bay, Indonesia.
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