Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse has appointed
Blair Fowler as General Manager.
Blair, who has has
more than 15 years of hotel industry experience in the USA, UK,
Australia and South East Asia, first joined Marriott in 2008 in
In 2010, Blair moved to Thailand for
the first time to become Rooms Division Manager in Hua Hin. In 2011, he moved to the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, which had recently opened its doors in the
heart of the Thai capital, and enjoyed a successful spell, working
his way up from Director of Rooms Operations to Director of
Operations, and then to Acting General Manager.
performance was rewarded in 2015, when he achieved his first full
General Manager’s role at the Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon
in Vietnam. During his four-year tenure there, he was instrumental in improving all areas of the business
and won the ‘2018 Asia Pacific General Manager of the Year’ award.
“I am honored to become General Manager of
the Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse, a captivating hotel and
cultural destination in one of the city’s most historic districts,”
said Blair. “To come back to Bangkok, where I previously lived and worked for
almost five years, feels like a homecoming. I look forward to
working with the entire team here to deliver extraordinary guest
experiences that showcase the rich heritage of the Surawongse
district, whilst helping to revitalize this vibrant local
Blair returns to Thailand with his wife Kellie, son Bailey and