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Tue, 23 July 2019

Future of Thailand's Cape & Kantary Hotels, Exclusive Video Interview with Group Director - Travel Industry

As the Cape Panwa Hotel is the long-term title sponsor and host of the annual Phuket Raceweek sailing regatta, Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com took the opportunity to sit down with Khun Poomiphat Navanukroh (Tom), the Group Director - Travel Industry for Cape & Kantary Hotels, to ask him about the event and the company's plans for the future.

In this exclusive interview, filmed at the Cape Panwa Hotel on 21 July 2019, Khun Tom tells us about three new properties the hotel group plans to open in the next few years, how they will be branded, where they will be located, and how many rooms each will have.

Luxury living at Cape Kudu Hotel in Koh Yao Noi, Thailand. Click to enlarge.

He also shares the group's further expansion plans and tells us which areas of Thailand they are looking at and where the land will come from.

 We also discuss loyalty programmes, OTAs, the challenge of finding and retaining quality staff, as we well as distribution, how their brands are currently positioned and what changes are expected.

Khun Tom tells us why the group is involved with Phuket Raceweek and what it means to the hotel, company and Phuket as a destination. He also hints at a new sport tourism sponsorship deal somewhere else in Thailand, that the company hopes to unveil soon. All that and much, much more in the FHD video and podcast below.

Interview with Khun Poomiphat Navanukroh (Tom), Group Director - Travel Industry, Cape & Kantary Hotels

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As there are so many Pictures from Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019 they have been uploaded to different pages: Page 1, Page 2, Page 3 and Page 4. See also: Thrilling Final Day at Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019, Busy Day 3 at Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019, Racing Gets Underway on Day 2 of Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019, Poor Weather Delays Start of Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019, Future of Cape & Kantary Hotels -  Interview with Poomiphat Navanukroh (Tom), Group Director - Travel Industry, HD Video Interview with Claire Canning, HD Video Interview with Bernard 'Buck' O'Brien, HD Video Interview with Craig Nicholls, UHD Video Interview with Organiser, Byron Jones, HD Video Interview with Captain Lyn Evans (AUS), Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek Attracts Top Sailors from Around the World, Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019 to Take Place 17-21 July, Team Hollywood - Interview with Ray Roberts, Woman Sails from California to Terengganu, Malaysia - Interview and Pictures from Top of the Gulf Regatta 2019.

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