Krister Svensson Appointed GM of St. Regis Bangkok

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Krister Svensson has been appointed as General Manager of The St. Regis Bangkok.

 A veteran hotelier with more than 25 years experience, Krister is skilled at bringing new five-star hotels online and steering them to profitability through the implementation of renovation projects and customer service programs.

 For the past two decades, he has managed hotels across several Starwood brands including, most recently, the W Hong Kong, where he increased occupancy by more than 25%.

Prior to the W, Krister managed The Westin Resort Guam where he helped oversee several major renovation projects and a master plan to add additional space and project.

 As project manager of Sheraton on the Park in Sydney, Australia, he coordinated the renovation of all suites, including the Presidential Suite, and successfully elevating them to a new brand standard.

 Prior to the Sheraton, Krister was the general manager of Le Mridien Commodore Beirut, where he oversaw a major renovation and implemented programs that established Le Meridien as the top Beirut hotel in its category.

Before joining Starwood, Krister worked for several prestigious Shangri-La hotels in Asia, Indonesia and the Middle East.

I am delighted join the team at The St. Regis Bangkok and ensure that we continue to deliver exceptional experiences for our guests, said Krister. Together with our team, we will provide our guests with a new level of white-gloved service, style and sophistication that is sure to exceed expectations of the worlds most discerning travelers.

Located on Rajadamri Road, The St. Regis Bangkok - occupying levels 12-24 of a 47-story building that includes 227 guest rooms including 51 suites and 53 residences - is situated in the heart of the citys key commercial corridor, among worldwide corporate offices, high-end shopping, the Royal Sports Club and Lumpini Park.

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