Krabi, August 2015 – It gives us great pleasure to announce the appointment of Richard Langonne as the new General Manager of Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort, effective from the 10th of August 2015.
A French citizen, Richard graduated from Vatel Hotel Management school in France. Prior to his appointment as General Manager for Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort, Richard was the Hotel Manager at the prestigious 408-room hotel, Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16. Richard spent the past fifteen years in Asia, including eight years in Thailand, one of his recent role was Resident Manager at the chic lifestyle hotel, Pullman Bangkok Hotel G. Prior to this he was the opening Resident Manager at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich, China.
“I am thrilled to be back in Thailand and the Land of the Naga as General Manager of Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort. The resort is a truly luxurious property in a stunning location and renowned for providing an unforgettable guest experience,” said Richard. “I look forward to building on the great work of my predecessor and furthering the resort’s outstanding reputation through Sofitel’s Essence of Plaisir, Spirit of Openness and Passion for Excellence.”
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