News for the Hospitality Executive
Manfred Pieper Named General Manager
of the Conrad Bangkok
August 2008: Conrad Hotels & Resorts, the global contemporary luxury
hotel Brand, today welcomes Manfred Pieper as the new General Manager of
the Conrad Bangkok. Manfred will be responsible for the overall operations
of the hotel and the Conrad Bangkok Residences, ensuring they remain a
top choice amongst business and leisure travellers in the region.
Manfred has extensive experience in hotel management and his career with Hilton Hotels Corporation in Asia Pacific spans 20 years. Prior to his new role at the Conrad Bangkok, Manfred was the General Manager of the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa and the Hilton Tokyo. He has also held the position of Vice President, Japan, East Asia and Micronesia, looking after twelve Hilton International properties, including the Hilton Bangkok. Manfred replaces former General Manager, Greg Meadows.
Koos Klein, President Hilton Hotels Corporation - Asia Pacific, said of the appointment: "We are very pleased to welcome Manfred to the Conrad Bangkok. His proven track record with Hilton Hotels Corporation gives us the utmost confidence in his ability to manage this award-winning property. We look forward to seeing the hotel capitalise on its existing success and demonstrate the contemporary luxury of the Conrad Brand."
The 391-room Conrad Bangkok is a contemporary, luxury hotel nestled in the heart of Wireless Road, a mere stone's throw from the city's most vibrant shopping and dining venues, and the convenient BTS Skytrain and subway. In the past five years the Conrad Bangkok has received a number of awards and accolades including Conde Nast Traveler's "Gold List 2008 & 2007", "Top 50 Hotels in Asia", Travel + Leisure Magazine's World Best Awards 2007 and "Best Business Hotel" 2007 Travel Weekly (Asia) Industry Awards.
The Conrad Bangkok Residences boast a total of 112 suites with fully equipped kitchens that define modern luxury living. Spread across seven storeys of the hotel, the Residences range from studio suites (36 sqm) to one bedroom (54-67 sqm) and two-bedroom (91-108 sqm) deluxe suites.
Conrad Hotels & Resorts is continuously growing and strengthening its global portfolio. New Conrad Hotels and Resorts are currently under development in Shanghai, Beijing, Koh Samui, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, the Bahamas, and the Portuguese Algarve.
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