Melia Hotels hires senior recruits

Thai nationals Wuttipong Tanteraponchai and Vipasiri Napawongdee have been named Cluster Director of Sales and Marketing and Cluster Director of Marketing Communications respectively for both Meliá Koh Samui and Meliá Chiang Mai. Tanteraponchai most recently worked as Director of Sales and Marketing at The Sukhothai Bangkok, leading a team of sales and marketing communication professionals to help successfully manage the hotel’s transition to a hybrid Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) hotel in the wake of COVID-19. Napawongdee’s appointment follows an eight-year stint as Director of Marketing Communications at The Okura Prestige Bangkok.