Thanakorn Danthong Appointed as Resort Manager of Away Tusita Chumphon

Astudo Hotel & Resort Management announces the appointment of the Thanakorn Danthong as Resort Manager for Away Tusita Chumphon in Thailand.

Bangkok, Thailand, October 29, 2008 --( Astudo Hotel & Resort Management, holder of X2 Resorts, Away Resorts and Le Bayburi brands, has announced the appointment of Thanakorn Danthong as Resort Manager for Away Tusita Chumphon.

Thanakorn, a Thai National, will supervise the entire operation of Away Tusita Resort Chumphon. With a Bachelor Degree from Bangkok University, majoring in tourism and hotel management, and 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry combined with his Thai and International knowledge of service and operational standards, he will contribute an innovative and valuable foundation to the Away family.

In his career he has been working in different management positions in hotel operations such as Pimalai Resort & Spa - Koh Lanta, Treetops Arasia Resort & Spa - Phuket, Veranda Resort& Spa - Hua Hin, Hyatt Regency - Hua Hin, Phuket Arcadia Beach Resort, Chiva-Som International Health Resort & Spa, Holiday Tour & Travel Agent, Oriental Hotel Bangkok, Siam Intercontinental Bangkok and Asia Hotel Bangkok.

Away Tusita Chumphon is an intimate villa style resort created for those who seek quality and tasteful accommodation combined with a private and unspoiled natural environment. It’s truly fresh and unconventional design is the first of a new era of high-end luxury in Chumphon province, Thailand. The resort, covering a total area of 25 Rai (40,000 square meters) comprising of 22 villas with 17 garden view and 5 beach view, is located on a beautiful unspoiled beach, Had Arunothai. Dozens of stunning limestone islands rising out of the sea are in full view. Nearby is Paknam Tako, an estuary where guests can observe the lifestyle of the local fishermen and watch the fishing boats bringing home the day’s haul close to sunset.

About Astudo Hotel & Resort Management
Astudo Hotel & Resort Management operates and manages X2 Resorts (, Away Resorts ( and Le Bayburi ( Away Resorts tend to be designed in a simple but comfortable manner with a distinctive tropical Polynesian theme and traditional Thai hospitality. The first Away resort opened in October 2007 in Koh Kood, followed by Away Tusita Chumphon in September 2008 and Away Suan-Sawan Mae-Rim, Chiang Mai scheduled to open in November 2008. Away Koh Phangan and Away Koh Samui are scheduled to open late 2009.

For more information about Astudo’s hotel management service, please contact Klaus R. Rauter, Group General Manager at

Astudo Hotel & Resort Management
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+66 2696 8239