Thai hospitality group Centara Hotels & Resorts has appointed two new additions to its executive management team, as the company embarks on an ambitious plan to double company revenues and optimise profitability.
With more than 30 years of experience in sales and marketing, Tabatha Ramsay has joined the company as vice president commercial, overseeing sales, revenue and distribution. She will report to Centara deputy CEO Markland Blaiklock.
Prior to joining Centara, Ramsay held a number of management positions with hotel groups, including Intercontinental Hotels Group, Minor Groupâ€™s Anantara Hotels, Oakwood Worldwide, and Vinpearl Hospitality.
Meanwhile, Raymond Tong, who has more than 25 yearsâ€™ experience in hotel development and operations, has been appointed chief development representative China and North Asia. He will report to Centara senior vice president business development Andrew Langston.
Before becoming CEO of Ambassy Hotel Advisors, Tong held a number of senior-level roles during a 20-year career with AccorHotels, during which he helped develop more than 180 hotels, resorts and serviced apartments throughout China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan as well as other Asia markets.