The Eastin Easy GTC Hanoi announced new General Manager – Surapun Somthai.
John Westoby, Regional Managing Director of Absolute Hotel Services Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Surapun Somthai as the new General Manager for Eastin Easy GTC Hanoi as of May 22, 2012.
With over 27 years of experience in hospitality industry, Mr. Surapun, first established his career at Hilton International Hotel at Nai Lert Park, Bangkok as a supervisor of Ma Maison restaurant. He then joined Royal Garden Village, Hua Hin as food & beverage manager in 1988, before taking a position at Le Meridien President Hotel Bangkok (now InterContinental Hotel Bangkok) as Maitre’d hotel “Fire Place Grill. In 1991 he joined Asia Hotel Bangkok as director of food and beverage, heading the operation and administration team of 350 staff, managing eight restaurants and banqueting for up to 1,000 people as well as providing food & beverage consultancy in Brunei’s Palaces between hotel and AC DSH BHD. In 1997 He became executive assistant manager at Amari Watergate Hotel Bangkok before took up a new position as the general manager at The Wangtara Hotel & Resort in Chacheng-sao, followed by The Golden City Hotel in Rayong and Empress Hotels Group with the same position respectively. In 2002, he was general manager at Siam Bayview Hotel in Pattaya followed by U Chiang Mai in 2009 and Eastin Hotel Makkasan Bangkok in 2010 respectively. Prior to joining Eastin Easy GTC Hanoi as general manager, he was the group general manager at The Aetas Hotels & Residences.
Source = Eastin Hotels & Residences