Dusit International and HVS Asia Pacific co-host HVS Hotel Market Connections

Dusit International width=Êjoined forces with leading consulting and services organisation, HVS Asia Pacific, to co-host HVS Hotel Market Connections Bangkok Ð an exclusive seminar for hospitality leaders, hotel owners and developers Ð at Dusit Thani Bangkok.

Designed to create cross-functional dialogues on the latest trends and critical issues in the hospitality industry, the event featured engaging presentations and interactive panel discussions with major industry executives in the region.

ÒHVS Hotel Market Connections Bangkok was a resounding success and we are delighted to have been a part of it,Ó said Mr Lim Boon Kwee, Chief Operating Officer, Dusit International. ÒThe shared knowledge and experience of the panellists proved a potent combination, delivering valuable insights and updates for all in attendance. It was truly an enriching experience for owners, developers and managers alike.Ó

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The event was hosted by executives from Dusit International and HVS. Pictured, from left: Ms Paola Orneli Bock, Vice President, HVS Bangkok; Mr Ante Baric, Director of Development, Dusit International; Mr Lim Boon Kwee, Chief Operating Officer, Dusit International; Mr Daniel Voellm, Managing Partner, HVS Asia Pacific; and Mr Ryan Chen, Group Director of Development, Dusit International.

Daniel J Voellm, Managing Partner at HVS Asia Pacific, said, ÒWith ideas and insights flowing free and fast, the event demonstrated the firm’s strong footing in the region. The diverse group of guest speakers and panellists offered vast scope in their discourse providing plenty of food for thought in an iconic setting Ð the Dusit Thani Bangkok. Building on this success, we look forward to future HVS Market Connection events.Ó

About Dusit International

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Dusit International was founded in 1948 by Honorary Chairperson Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui, whose Þrst hotel was the Princess on Bangkok’s Charoenkrung Road. Today, the company is a leader in hotel management and education and comprises a unique international portfolio of distinctive hotels and resorts operating under four brands: Dusit Thani, dusitD2, Dusit Princess and Dusit Devarana.

The company currently operates 28 properties worldwide and has over 50 confirmed projects in the pipeline in key destinations such as Australia, Bhutan, China, Indonesia, Kenya, Myanmar, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, and UAE.

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Dusit International also operates the signature Devarana Spa and has a fast-growing Education Division. The latter, established in 1993, comprises Dusit Thani College, which offers vocational and postgraduate hospitality degrees at campuses in Bangkok and Pattaya; and Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Culinary School.

In 2018 Dusit will open the pioneering Dusit Hospitality Management College, a unique fully integrated hospitality school and hotel in Manila, Philippines.

For more information, please visitÊwww.dusit.com.

About HVS

 width=HVS, the world’s leading consulting and services organisation focused on the hotel, mixed-use, shared ownership, gaming, and leisure industries, celebrated its 35th anniversary last year. Established in 1980, the company performs 4,500+ assignments each year for hotel and real estate owners, operators, and developers worldwide. HVS principals are regarded as the leading experts in their respective regions of the globe. Through a network of more than 40 offices and more than 350 professionals, HVS provides an unparalleled range of complementary services for the hospitality industry.

For more information, please visitÊwww.HVS.com.

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