New Director of Sales & Marketing, Director of Food & Beverage and Director of Human Resources
Located on the prestigious Rajadamri Road, in the heart of the city, The St. Regis Bangkok is situated in the heart of the city’s key commercial corridor, among worldwide corporate offices, magnificent high-end shopping and Lumpini Park. The St. Regis Bangkok offers 229 guest rooms, including 51 suites, The Owner’s Penthouse, 4-Bedroom residences and 53 residential units. Epicurean experiences abound at The St. Regis Bangkok with a wide range of dining venues and bars including VIU, Jojo authentic Italian culinary experience.
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Sam Chia, Director of Sales & Marketing
No stranger to the St. Regis brand, Sam was most recently leading the Sales, Events and Marketing Communications efforts at The St. Regis Singapore and has been instrumental in driving the hotel to outperform revenue expectations and garnering international awards and accolades over the past years.
Sam has a wealth of experience in the luxury hospitality industry that includes being part of the pre-opening team at Capella Singapore, the Regional Sales team of Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, and a prior role as Assistant Vice President – Business Development at Capella Hotel Group Asia.
Outside work, Sam enjoys spending time with his wife Michelle and their two adorable children, Alison and Lucas, and looks forward to discovering Bangkok’s thriving local food scene.
Carl Chapman, Director of Food & Beverage
With over two decades of experience with luxury hotels and resorts from the United Kingdom to Canada and Dubai, Carl has worked with some of the most renowned names at the highest echelons of hospitality, including Claridge’s and The Savoy, in London. With an impressive collection of next-level skills, he arrives at The St. Regis Bangkok from Dukes Dubai.
Boonyanoot Kongrod, Director of Human Resources
With more than 20 years of hospitality experience, Boonyanoot is also a veteran of Starwood Hotels and Resorts and subsequently with Marriott International here in Thailand. Most recently, she worked as Human Resources Service Manager with Marriott International Area Office, based in Bangkok.
Together with their colleagues at The St. Regis Bangkok, Sam, Carl and Boonyanoot will continue to strengthen the overall team, with their unique sets of attributes and backgrounds.
About St. Regis Hotels & Resorts
Combining classic sophistication with a modern sensibility, St. Regis is committed to delivering exceptional experiences at nearly 40 luxury hotels and resorts in the best addresses around the world. Since the opening of the first St. Regis hotel in New York City over a century ago by John Jacob Astor IV, the brand has remained committed to an uncompromising level of bespoke and anticipatory service for all of its guests, delivered flawlessly by signature St. Regis Butler Service. The ultra-luxury brand is set to expand its legacy to 50 hotels by 2018.