Frank Clovyn, senior vice president of operation in Asia at Absolute Hotel Services has announced the appointment of Chutima Kaewta-Fortescue as general manager at U Nimman Chiang Mai and Eastin Tan Hotel Chiang Mai in Thailand.
With a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry, gained in a variety of roles over more than 30 years, she joined the group in 2010 in the capacity of general manager at U Inchantree Kanchanaburi, Eastin Hotel Makkasan Bangkok and U Sukhumvit Bangkok. All the properties she managed have seen great improvement in terms of service and financial results.
Following a brief sabbatical, during which she was managing her own consultancy company assisting non-branded properties with their operations, she returned to the company in 2019 to take on the role of quality assurance director before taking on her new GM position in Chiang Mai. She said: “I look forward to working with the talented team of associates there, and together we will create enduring experiences for our wonderful guests.”
Clovyn said: “I am confident that under her excellent leadership and with her 30 years’ experience, these two properties will easily live up to the brand’s standard and provide unique services which go far beyond our guests’ expectations.”