Registration Open for Thailand Tourism Forum 2017
The date has been set for the upcoming Thailand Tourism Forum 2017 in Bangkok, on Monday January 23rd . This is the 6th year for Thailand’s leading hotel event, and it is again brought to you by C9 Hotelworks, AMCHAM Thailand, InterContinental Hotel Group, Quo, STR, Horwath HTL, JLL and Delivering Asia Communication. Last year the event filled quickly so we are advising those interested to register early.
Venue InterContinental Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
Grand Ballroom, Level 4
Registration Attendance is complimentary. Advanced registration is required. Please go to www.amchamthailand.com for on-line registration, or send email to [email protected] or telephone (+66) 02-254-1041, ext. 212.
3:00pm to 4:00pm Registration and Refreshments
4:00pm to 6:00pm Thailand Tourism Forum 2016
Opening Remarks – ‘Changing Faces, Places and Business Models’
Bill Barnett, Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks
“NextGen” – How will the next generation reshape Thai hospitality?
Vorasit ‘Wan’ Issara, Managing Director, Sri Panwa, Charn Issara Group
Gavin Vongkusolkit, Founder & MD, Heritage Estates Co., Ltd.
Charles Blocker, CEO, IC Partners (Interviewer)
Thailand Hotel Leaders –The Undiscovered Country
Robert V. R. Hecker, Managing Director, Horwath HTL (Moderator)
Suphajee Suthumpun, Group CEO, Dusit International
Leanne Harwood, VP Operations South East Asia Korea, InterContinental Hotels Group
Peter Henley, President & CEO, ONYX Hospitality Group
Patrick Basset, COO, Accor Hotels Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia
Hotel Market Update – Bangkok & Other Thai Destinations By The Numbers
Jesper Palmqvist, Area Director – Asia Pacific, STR
The Power of Thai Regional Destination Brands Come of Age
David Keen, CEO, QUO Global (Moderator)
Wichit Na-Ranong, Owner & Managing Director, The Slate Phuket
Tanes Petsuwan, Deputy Governor – International Marketing Strategy, TAT
Mark Simmons, Marketing Advisor, Phuket Hotels Association
Benchmarking Thailand’s Hotel Transactions and Investment Sector
Mike Batchelor, Managing Director, Investment Sales Asia, JLL
Industry Trends – How to Position Your Group for Profit
Eric Levy, Managing Director, TSI (Moderator)
Katerina Giannouka, VP – Development APAC & China, Rosewood Hotel Group
Choo Leng Goh, GM, Plaza Athenee Bangkok, A Royal Meridien Hotel
LeAnn Hucker, Director Sales & Marketing, The Siam, Bangkok
Chittimas Ketvoravit, Managing Director, D.K. Lam Properties
Vorada Jia Thangsurbkul, FEVP Investment Banking Div, Siam Commercial Bank Plc.
10 Things You Want To Know About Thai Millennial Travelers
Wimintra Jangnin – Editor in Chief – Hotel Intel
Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks