Gerd Kotlorz has joined the Phuket Marriott
Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach as General Manager.
A German national, Gerd moves to Phuket from Bangkok, where
he held the position of Area Director of Sales & Distribution for
Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.
Gerd studied aerospace engineering at the
Technical University in Berlin, and spent
his formative years working in the aviation industry with major
airlines including Pan Am and JAL.
He later moved into the hospitality industry and
has held a series of
senior sales & marketing positions with leading European companies
including Maritim Hotels and TUI Hotels. Gerd then joined IHG and
spent almost a decade at major hotels in destinations across the
world, including Oman, Germany, South Korea, Kenya and the UAE.
Gerd arrived in Southeast Asia for the first time in 2011 as
Director of Sales & Marketing for the InterContinental Danang in
In 2013 Gerd joined Marriott International as Area Director of
Sales & Distribution for Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and
passionate photographer and motorcycle enthusiast, Gerd loves
travelling around Asia and discovering new sights, sounds and
tastes. He devotes his personal time to his wife Julia and his
Latest videos / podcasts:
Outstanding Views of Bangkok, Interview with GM of Shama Lakeview Asoke,
Transforming Pattana into a Leading Sports Training Hub,
aava Resort & Spa in Khanom,
Thailand - Interview with Kati Hakkinen,
Racha Kiri Resort in Khanom, Thailand,
500 Rai Resorts in Thailand's Khao Sok National Park - Interview with MD,
Pai Tourism - Interview with an Emerging Destination in Thailand,
Organic Farming and Sustainable Tourism in Thailand,
TAT's Press Conference at TTM+ 2019 and
Hospitality Management Interns from Philippines.