Swiss manager for new luxury hotel

Real Estate October 18, 2017 12:17

By The Nation

Akaryn Hotel Group, the Thai hospitality company with a collection of luxury hotels and resorts around the Kingdom, has announced the appointment of Swiss native Thomas Singenberger as hotel manager at akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok, which is set to open in the first quarter of 2018.



A high-calibre hospitality professional, Thomas brings more than a decade of executive level experience to his new role at the 50-room akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok, the company said.

He was trained at one of the most respected hotel management schools in the world, Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne in Switzerland, and more recently held senior positions in the Thai capital at The Okura Prestige Bangkok and Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit.

Fluent in Swiss-German, German and English, Thomas boasts a strong background in food and beverage (F&B) and understands the sophisticated global appeal of Bangkok as a travel and lifestyle destination.

“Thomas’s modern style of management, creative F&B experience, and new concept development background fits perfectly with the energy and experiences on offer at akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok,” says Anchalika Kijkanakorn, founder and managing director of Akaryn Hotel Group.