S Hotels and Resorts appoints Ludovic Gallerne as Vice President of Global Commerce

S Hotels and Resorts PCL, the global hotel company of Singha Estate PCL, has announced the appointment of Mr. Ludovic Gallerne as its new Vice President of Global Commerce, with responsibility for all business activities across the group’s broad global portfolio of hotels and resorts in Thailand, the Maldives, Fiji, Mauritius and the UK. A highly-skilled sales and marketing professional, Ludovic has enjoyed over 25 successful years in the travel and hospitality industries. He now brings this vast experience to S Hotels & Resorts, which has embarked on a breakout year in 2023 as it targets full-year record revenue in excess of THB10 billion. Ludovic will be responsible for driving business revenue at the group’s self-managed properties in Thailand, including Santiburi Koh Samui and its free-spirited SAii Resorts in Phuket, Koh Phi Phi and Koh Samui, as well as CROSSING Maldives, the integrated leisure and lifestyle destination comprising SAii Laguna Maldives, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and soon to open SO/ Maldives, all connected by The Marina @ CROSSROADS lifestyle venue. He will also oversee business operations at the group’s Outrigger properties in Fiji and Mauritius, as well as its extensive collection of internationally branded hotels in the UK. Ludovic has spent more than two decades in the Asian travel and hospitality sectors, including stints with Travex Group, Minor International, JW Marriott, Banyan Tree and Pavilions. Hotels and Resorts. Most recently, she was vice president of sales and marketing for Asia and the Middle East at The Standard Hotels, where he managed the commercial department for upcoming newly opened, rebranded and relaunched properties in the Maldives, Thailand, Singapore and Australia. . These included the opening of The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon, which won an award for ‘Best New Build in Asia’. S Hotels & Resorts is now preparing to introduce its new iconic property, SO/ Maldives, which will soon launch at CROSSROADS Maldives in partnership with Accor. Mr. Dirk De Cuyper, Managing Director of S Hotels and Resortssaid: “It is my great pleasure to welcome Ludo to the company as we embark on a pivotal year. As the global hotel recovery reaches full speed, our business activities will increase around the world, which will drive us to record revenue. With his vast experience and proven track record in successfully implementing sales and marketing strategies, Ludo will enable us to seize the many opportunities that await us in 2023 and beyond.” Ludovic Gallerne, Vice President of Global Commerce, S Hotels and ResortsHe added: “I am delighted to join S Hotels & Resorts at this exciting time. With its diverse portfolio of hotels in many of the world’s most desirable destinations, from the beaches of southern Thailand to the exotic islands of Fiji, Mauritius and the Maldives, and the UK’s historic towns and cities, the business potential of the company is almost limitless. The launch of SO/ Maldives in the fourth quarter

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