Bangkok, Thailand, June 16, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Astudo Hotel & Resort Management, one of Asia’s leading hotel developers and operators, announces the appointment of Jirattikran Duangdow as Resort Manager. Jirattikran, a Thai national, will oversee the entire operation of X2 Samui, including food and beverage, rooms operations, engineering, human resources and spa; to orchestrate and maintain X2 design service and operational standards and to promote unity and teamwork amongst all areas.
Throughout her career, Jirattikran has held a myriad of executive positions in many luxury hotels and resorts in Thailand including Evason Phuket Resort & Spa, Novotel Phuket Resort, Sheraton Grande Laguna Beach Resort and Ambassador City Jomtien Pattaya. Prior to her present appointment at X2 Samui, she worked as the Resident Manager at Arayaburi Samui Boutique Resort.
Klaus R. Rauter, Group General Manager of Astudo Hotel & Resort Management commented "We are truly delighted to have Jirattikran as part of our executive management team. With her talent and passion for the industry, the X2 Resorts brand will continue to develop and achieve success in its relative sectors."
Scheduled to open in June 2008 on the southeast coast of Samui Island, X2 Samui encompasses 27 casually elegant beachfront villas decorated by famed architect and designer Be Gray. The resort is situated on 5-acres of pristine beachfront land in Hua Thanon village, overlooking The Gulf of Thailand and only 30 minute drive from Samui Airport.