Absolute Hotel Services Appoints Area General Manager – Vietnam


BANGKOK, Thailand (January, 2020) – Absolute Hotel Services’ Senior Vice President of Operations – Asia, Mr. Frank Clovyn, is delighted to announce the promotion of Mr. Wayne Woods as Area General Manager – Vietnam.

Australian national, Wayne Woods, joined Absolute Hotel Services in 2017 as General Manager of Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon. During the past two and a half year, as a result of his passion and dedication to the role which shown solid financial growth, customer satisfaction levels and service qualty delivery.

Wayne started his hospitality career as Director of Revenue Management at Marriott International Dubai in 2002. In 2007 he moved to Sydney, Australia to become the Group Corporate Revenue Manager at Rydges Hotels & Resorts and later had been appointed to the Assistant General Manager at Rydges Hotels & Resorts in Cairns before becoming the General Manager in 2009.

He continued his time with Rydges Hotels & Resorts working as the General Manager in Sydney and then Adelaide where he helped to increase the occupancies, room revenues and food and beverage revenues for both properties.

In 2013, he was appointed as the Group General Manager of Australian Hotels Trust in Melbourne, where he rebranded and relaunched his property from a Rydges to Accor hotel.

“We are delighted to promote Mr. Woods to his new role, we believe that his extensive and well-rounded background in the hotel industry provides him with a thorough understanding of what his position entails. He will continue his general manager role at Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon and be looking after our hotel operations in Vietnam,” said Mr. Clovyn.

Absolute Hotel Services | 1091/343, 4th Floor, New Petchburi Road Makkasan, Rajthevee
Bangkok 10400 | Thailand | Tel: +66 2 255 9247| Fax: +66 2 273 8509 | www.absolutehotelservices.com

About Absolute Hotel Services (AHS)
AHS is the fastest growing hospitality management/branding company in Asia with an ever-expanding geographic portfolio of hotels, resorts and serviced residences. AHS also has interests in the golf industry through Absolute Golf Services, is the exclusive operator of the Travelodge brand in Thailand through Travelodge Thailand and the Vienna House brand in Asia through Vienna House Asia (www.absolutehotelservices.com).

Headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand with regional offices in Vietnam, Indonesia, Hong Kong, India and Europe, and with more expansions planned, AHS and its brands have resonated with investors and consumers contributing value to all stakeholders.

Covering the luxury to economy segments through its brands U Hotels & Resorts, Eastin Grand Hotels & Resorts, Eastin Hotels, Resorts & Residences and Eastin Easy, AHS also has the right to manage and operate Travelodge hotels under Travelodge Thailand and Vienna House hotels under Vienna House Asia.

AHS is an affiliate company of U City Public Company Limited, which is one of Thailand’s largest public listed companies with a full-scale real estate development.

About U Hotels & Resorts

The brand was created with today’s travellers in mind and their expectations from the fast moving pace of hospitality. Founded in 2008, U Hotels & Resorts is an uncomplicated bijoux deluxe hotel brand that is a stimulating blend of local heritage and design accents that pair with modern amenities, services and facilities to unobtrusively encourage sophisticated target customers eager to enjoy the local environment.

U Hotels & Resorts’ unique concept of services include 24-Hour Use of Room, Breakfast Whenever Wherever, free Wi-Fi, U Choose Programme, and U Make A Difference Programme.

About Eastin Grand Hotels & Resorts | Eastin Hotels & Resorts | Eastin Residences | Eastin Easy www.eastinhotelsresidences.com

Eastin Grand Hotels & Resorts and Eastin Hotels, Resorts & Residences – a 4 and 5-star luxury brand created to meet the needs of the market as well as the needs and the desires of targeted customers. The brands provide value and consistency through flexible venues and services with added value to serve the desires of business and leisure travellers.

Eastin brand’s target customers are value hunters looking for luxury, comfort and convenience at the right price with maximum flexibility to serve the purpose of their visit, whether for business or pleasure.

Unique services include free Wi-Fi, extended breakfast hours to 11:30 hrs., and Room Ready Guarantee.
Eastin Easy, a 3-star hotel brand that provides comfortable accommodation with breakfast, plus approachable services and simple facilities for business and leisure travellers. The brand offers 6/12/24 hour Easy rates.

About Travelodge Thailand
With over 1000 properties operating in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand in the economy sector, Travelodge Thailand is developing and expanding the Travelodge brand in Thailand.
The Travelodge brand in Asia is centred around the guest and providing the essentials for a home away from home. Being a limited service brand, Travelodge hotels in Asia focus on delivering the optimal stay experience through thoughtful design to maximize the space in the room and ensuring essential convenience to the guest.

About Absolute Golf Services (AGS)
A golf management and consultancy company headquartered in Thailand. Providing a full range of golf services including but not limited to golf club design, development, renovations, management and consulting.

About Vienna House
Vienna House is all about making new experiences, exploring as well as recognising the true beauty in the simple things in life. Vienna House are hotels with their own character but with shared values and one aim: to inspire guests. Austria’s largest hotel group owns and manages individual city and resort hotels with a joined character. The hotels of the “Vienna House” brand are operated in the upscale design segment and include individual city and resort hotels that stand for timeless design and a natural classiness. “Vienna House Easy” are the group’s smart-casual design hotels with a cool, fresh, easy-going style. The company currently employs 2,200 staff members in nine countries. Vienna House is a registered trademark of Vienna International Hotel management AG.

About 59Club Asia
59Club Asia is the Asia office of 59Club UK that was established in 2007, and is now a market leader in providing bespoke mystery shopper performance measurement programmes for the Golf, Leisure, Spa, Events, F&B and Hotel Industries. The ultimate objective of 59Club is to provide venues with a valuable management tool to measure, improve and then maintain standards of customer service, in turn increasing visitor and member retention, the end result being a boost to customer satisfaction, revenues and profits.

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