Bangkok, Thailand, August 27, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- 137 Pillars Hotels and Resorts, the luxury boutique brand, has announced the appointment of Ms. Kanchalikar Phruttisarikorn as Director of Public Relations and Marketing Communications of 137 Pillars Hotels & Resorts. Kanchalikar’s appointment is effective from 1 August 2016.
Kanchalikar joins the group from her most recent role as Public Relations and Marketing Communications Manager at The Unique Collection of Hotels and Resorts, where she was responsible for strategic planning in public relations and marketing communications for 20 upscale boutique hotels and resorts in Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and India. She graduated from Thammasat University with a Master’s Degree in Marketing (MIM). In addition, she did a four-month internship at the W hotel in San Francisco, after completing a Post Graduate Professional Management Program at the University of California, Berkeley USA.
She has over 10 years hotel experience in five-star hotels in Thailand including The Regent Bangkok, a Four Seasons Hotel, The Conrad Bangkok Hotel, The Sukhothai Bangkok, Le Méridien Bangkok, Kirimaya Golf Resort Spa, Muthi Maya Forest Pool Villa Resort and Tenface Bangkok. In addition to her hotel marketing experience, Kanchilikar also spent two and a half years with McCann Worldgroup Thailand in the Weber Shandwick PR division. Kanchalikar is based in Bangkok.
In her new role, Kanchalikar works to create an effective marketing communications and public relations platform in liaison with the group’s International PR Agency and the marketing team for 137 Pillars Hotels and Resorts brand. This includes 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai, which has recently been listed as #1 Best Resort Hotels in Southeast Asia in Travel + Leisure Magazine’s 2016 World’s Best Awards; 137 Pillars Suites and Residences Bangkok, which is scheduled to open in early 2017 on Sukhumvit Soi 39, a short distance from the upscale and fashionable shopping district of Emquartier/Emporium and 137 Pillars Estate which is scheduled to open early 2019 on the North Peninsula of Kata Beach, Phuket.
About 137 Pillars Hotels and Resorts
137 Pillars Hotels and Resorts is a growing luxury boutique brand which is created and passionately curated on the foundation of the rich colonial historic Baan Borneo at 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai by the Wongphanlert family. Dating back to the late 1800s, this original teak homestead was the residence of the Leonowens and Bain family as well as Rajah Brooke. These two iconic families form the blueprint that the 137 Pillars Hotels and Resorts take into each new hotel by featuring a Jack Bain’s Bar and Cigar Divan and the elite Louis Leonowens Club for its invited members. Led by visionary Chief Operating Officer, Christopher E. Stafford, the brand’s mission is to deliver an outstanding, luxurious and unique memorable experience for every guest and resident. The 137 Pillars Hotels and Resorts’ luxury collection includes the award winning 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai, named #1 Best Resort Hotels in Southeast Asia in Travel + Leisure 2016 World’s Best Award, 137 Pillars Suites and Residences Bangkok, scheduled to open in early 2017 and 137 Pillars Estate, scheduled to open early 2019 in Phuket. 137 Pillars Hotels and Resorts will continue to expand in Thailand and South East Asia while exploring hotel management contracts in city and resorts destinations worldwide.
For more information and reservation enquiries, please contact 137 Pillars Hotels & Resorts
Tel: +66 (0) 2079 7137
Director of Public Relations & Marketing Communications
Tel. +66 (0) 2 250 4527-9