Laura Buranasonggram Markes has taken up the role at the company, which has hotels across the world in Thailand, China, India, USA, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Philippines and the Maldives.
In her new role, Markes is responsible for the creation, development, implementation and maintenance of brand standards across all guest touch points for Dusit International’s portfolio of brands. She will build brand equity and increase brand awareness for the group globally.
Markes joins the company from QUO Keen, where she worked in several roles including Copywriter, Brand Concept Developer and most recently, Strategy Director.
EUROPE - Conference organiser and event management software specialist Xing Events has launched its fourth annual online survey among event organisers on the subject of social media within the event industry.
AMERICAS - International Association of Conference Centres-Americas handed out its annual awards and scholarships at the 33rd IACC-Americas annual conference at Pacific Palms Resort in Los Angeles recently.
EUROPE - Scotland's Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC), in partnership with the James Hutton Institute, has announced that the European Society for Rural Sociology (ESRS) has chosen Aberdeen as the host City for its 2015 congress.
EUROPE - Amsterdam RAI posted a 2013 net profit of US$4.56m (2012: $2.9m). The venue management says the increased profits resulted from an exceptional conference year and growth in the RAI's international activities.