Christiane Jane Soergel's knowledge of Samui and the Bangrak beach area make her a perfect fit for the General Manager position at U Samui, Thailand. Jane has more than 10 years of experience in the Koh Samui hospitality industry, beginning her career in 2008 as a Hotel Operations Manager at Samui Paradise Chaweng Beach Resort and Spa. In 2011, she started her role as a Sales and Marketing Manager for Villa Nalinnadda Boutique Hotel, Koh Samui, before becoming the General Manager of the Royal Beach Boutique Resort & Spa, Koh Samui in 2014.
Jane continued to grow her leadership experience by becoming the General Manager of Cape Fahn Hotel, located on a private island of Koh Samui, where she focused on delivering high standards and a personalised customer experience. Her latest position before joining the U Samui team was as the Executive Director of Kaizen Hospitality Management, which she began working for in August 2019.
U Samui is targeted to open on 1 December 2021, and is located on Bangrak beach with absolute beachfront access suitable for discerning leisure travellers who seek both serenity and access to all that the island has to offer. The resort consists of 51 rooms and villas. All accommodation will feature free Wi-Fi, in-room luxury amenities as well as U Hotel's unique services and touches. Other facilities include a beachfront restaurant, beach bar, infinity swimming pool, gym and library.
In addition to Jane's appointment, Mr. Clovyn also announced the appointment of Mr. Adam Boulton as General Manager of Travelodge Phuket Town, Thailand.
Adam has spent over 10 years in the hospitality field working in General Manager and leadership positions, including 2 Pre-Opening General Manager roles for 2 different properties here in Thailand. He has also developed the branding and rebranding of properties and worked to integrate them into marketing strategies and each organization's culture. Prior to joining Absolute Hotel Services, Adam was the General Manager and Juristic Manager at Horizon Residence Koh Samui where he upgraded the residences in preparation for the return of international tourism. He is fluent in both English and Thai.
Adam said, "I'm excited to be joining such a well-established and highly recognized global brand that is now growing in Asia. And looking forward to being a part of that growth by adding a third location to Thailand, in addition to the successful Travelodge Sukhumvit and Travelodge Pattaya, together with Absolute Hotel Services. We're going to be bringing in a sleek new hotel to Phuket Town that will provide the modern essentials you need for your holidays and travels with great value."
Travelodge Phuket Town will provide 159 trendy guest rooms featuring neutral tones, contemporary timber furniture and spaces offering exclusivity and privacy for guests. Hotel facilities will feature a Travelodge signature, The Lodge, as well as an all-day dining restaurant, a gymnasium and a large swimming pool. The hotel will be located in Phuket Town, just a few steps away from Central Festival Phuket, with convenient access to shopping centres, attractions and entertainment in the area.
About Absolute Hotel Services (AHS) www.absolutehotelservices.comAHS is the fastest growing hospitality management/branding company in Asia and Europe with an ever-expanding geographic portfolio of hotels, resorts and serviced residences.
Headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand with regional offices in Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Hong Kong, India, Russia and Europe with more expansions planned, AHS and its brands have resonated with investors and consumers contributing value to all stakeholders.
Covering the luxury to economy segments through its brands U Hotels & Resorts, Eastin Grand Hotels & Resorts, Eastin Hotels, Resorts & Residences, Eastin Easy and Eastin Estates. AHS also has the right to manage hotels under the Travelodge brand under Travelodge Thailand and the Vienna House brand under Vienna House Asia.
AHS is an affiliate company of U City Public Company which is a Thailand public listed global capital allocator.
Source: Absolute Hotel Services