In Focus: Koh Samui

Koh Samui has witnessed a complete transformation, from an island traversed by jungle tracks to an upscale tourism destination. In recent year, Koh Samui has rapidly developed into a deluxe resort destination with increased air and sea connections.
Paola Orneli Bock has recently joined the team as the Vice President to head HVS office in Bangkok. Paola has over 10 years of hospitality consulting experiences. In her last engagement prior joining HVS, Paola headed the hospitality team of Cushman & Wakefield in China. Paola holds a BSc from Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne. For further information, please contact:
Setthawat Hetrakul is an assistant manager at HVS Bangkok, working primarily on hotel consulting assignments including Market Studies and Feasibilities Studies in Mekong region. Graduating with an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in International Hospitality Management from Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland and with previous work experience in hotel development, Setthawat contributes extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry to HVS. For further information, please contact: setrakul or +66 86 986 3145.
Pawinee Chaisiriroj is a senior analyst at HVS Bangkok, providing a range of consulting and advisory services for the hospitality industry in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to joining HVS, Pawinee gained experiences in hotel operations with the Ritz-Carlton, Mandarin Oriental and Four Seasons. Pawinee holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree in Hospitality Management with Real Estate Finance and Revenue Management from Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland. For further information, please contact:


  1. LYNN GREBSTADMar 28, 2016


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