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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Announces Resident Manager for New Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai Bangkok

Industry Veteran Joseph Yamdee to Lead Opening Management Team at first Mövenpick Residences to operate in Asia.

BANGKOK, TH. February 21, 2017 – Swiss hospitality management company Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has announced Joseph Yamdee as Resident Manager for the launch of the its brand new Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai Bangkok – the company’s first serviced residences in Asia which is set to open in March 2017.

Having worked at leading Bangkok hotels and services residences since 1997, Mr. Yamdee has extensive experience in the sector, including a recent spell as Resident Manager for Viva Garden Serviced Residence. Prior to that, he held the Resident Manager position at Citadines Sukhumvit 8 Bangkok & Citadines Sukhumvit 11 Bangkok and also worked at Citadines Sukhumvit 23 Bangkok and Citadines Sukhumvit 16 Bangkok.

“A Resident Manager always has a critical role in running the property’s day-to-day operations, and this is especially true when opening a new property,” says Andrew Langdon, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Chief Development Officer and Senior Vice President Asia. “Joseph’s key goal is to strike a balance between offering exceptional service to our guests while achieving a profitable revenue level for the owners and a harmonious workplace for the team. We are confident he can help bring the Mövenpick Residences concept to life in the heart of Bangkok.”

Built by Thai developer Nusasiri Plc, Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai Bangkok will be the hotel group’s second property in Bangkok and a flagship for the company’s contemporary serviced apartment concept in Asia. The newly built property will offer long-term leisure and business travellers a choice of fully furnished 1- and 2- bedroom units in Bangkok’s vibrant Ekkamai neighbourhood.

Along with all-day dining, an outdoor swimming pool, library and comprehensive fitness centre, the stylish residences also offer a small boardroom with capacity for up to 14 delegates. Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai Bangkok also enjoys a convenient metropolitan location that offers easy access to the city’s BTS sky train network, plus direct road connections to either of Bangkok’s two international airports.

The Ekkamai area is also known for its numerous cafes, restaurants and boutique shopping outlets, and the neighborhood also boasts a well-stocked supermarket and multiplex cinema.

For more information on the upcoming Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai Bangkok, please visit www.movenpick.com

About Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts:

About Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts: Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, an international upscale hotel management company with over 16,000 staff members, is represented in 25 countries with 83 hotels, resorts and Nile cruisers currently in operation. Around 20 properties are planned or under construction, including those in Chiang Mai (Thailand), Bali (Indonesia) and Nairobi (Kenya). Focusing on expanding within its core markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts specialises in business and conference hotels, as well as holiday resorts, all reflecting a sense of place and respect for their local communities. Of Swiss heritage and with headquarters in central Switzerland (Baar), Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is passionate about delivering premium service and culinary enjoyment – all with a personal touch. Committed to supporting sustainable environments, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has become the most Green Globe-certified hotel company in the world. The hotel company is owned by Mövenpick Holding (66.7%) and the Kingdom Group (33.3%). For more information, please visit www.movenpick.com.

Media contact:
Sarah Fernandez
Director of Marketing Communications Asia
Mövenpick Hotel & Resorts
E-mail: Sarah.fernandez@movenpick.com
Tel: +66 2 653 2300-1
www.movenpick.com

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