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New DOSM and Director of Business Development at The Sukhothai Bangkok

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Tuesday, 28 October 2008

The Sukhothai Bangkok has appointed Lisa Pile as its Director of Sales and Marketing and Ms.Wannapa Rakkeo as the hotels new Director of Business Development.

Ms Lisa Pile is rejoining the Sukothais owning company HKR International, a firm she previously worked with for four years. In a career which has spanned four continents with senior postings in Australia, the UK, Africa and China, Ms Pile said she was excited about the challenges that lay ahead for her.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with the new team to take the hotel to the next phase of its development while continuing to cater to our loyal group of guests, Ms Pile said. Having worked for the company previously I know the corporate philosophy is centred on service delivery and customer satisfaction a goal my team and I will strive to continue to achieve and improve.

Previous to joining The Sukhothai, Ms Pile was Director of Sales Development at the Melbourne Convention and Visitors Bureau (MCVB), where she worked for two years. Prior to this she worked for the Kempinski hotel group for six years in China and Africa.

Wannapa Rakkeo spent her childhood in the Royal Thai Embassy, New Delhi, where her father was the Naval Attache. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in the Faculty of Humanities from Chiang Mai University. After university, she was a part of the editorial team for the English version of ''Manager'' magazine and later joined Cathay Pacific Airways as a Flight Attendant, based in Hong Kong.

Wannapa came back to Thailand and embarked on a career in Public Relations. Her extensive PR and Marketing Communications experience includes positions at Marriott Resorts & Spas (Thailand) where she acheived an award of Outstanding Performance 2001 and at the Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya, Central Hotels & Resorts.

Her last position before joining The Sukhothai Bangkok was as the Director of Marketing Communications at the Conrad Bangkok where she worked for 4 years.

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