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AHS Appoints a New General Manager for Eastin Hotel Makkasan Bangkok


CEO of Bangkok-based Absolute Hotel Services Mr. Jonathan Wigley is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Felipe Gotor-Schäffer as the new General Manager of the group’s 4-star Eastin Hotel Makkasan Bangkok.

Felipe joins AHS from the General Manager position at the luxury Al-Bustan Village in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and has worked previously in senior management worldwide for the Hilton and Intercontinental hotel groups in a hospitality career spanning over 15 years.

Munich native Felipe holds dual German and Spanish citizenships.

“At Absolute Hotel Services we’re always on the lookout for the most talented people on the market to join our team which is why having Felipe come on-board is a milestone moment for us. I feel confident that having him at the helm of Eastin Makkasan Bangkok will ensure that the property’s already strong reputation for outstanding levels of guest satisfaction will go from strength to strength.” said Mr. Wigley.

About Absolute Hotel Services (AHS)

AHS is one of the fastest growing hospitality management/branding companies in Asia with an ever-expanding geographic portfolio of hotels, resorts and serviced residences. AHS also interests in the golf industry through Absolute Golf Services and is exclusive operator of the Travelodge brand in Thailand through Travelodge Thailand (

Head quartered in Bangkok, Thailand with regional offices in Vietnam, Indonesia, Hong Kong, India and now Europe 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, Eastin Easy and Travelodge, AHS have developed and continue to evolve relevant hospitality solutions which work.

AHS is an affiliate company of BTS Group Holding Public Company which is one of Thailand’s largest public listed companies with a diverse portfolio covering mass transit, property development, construction management, media, food & beverage and services.

About U Hotels & Resorts Brand

U_logo_final_400x400final logo U with trademark 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, telephone calls at cost and U Make a Difference programme.

About Eastin Grand Hotels | Eastin Hotels | Eastin Residences | Eastin Easy Brands

qqqLogo Eastin Grand Description: Eastin Hotels Residences-s Description: Eastin Easy Brand Logo 1 Eastin Grand Hotels and Eastin Hotels & Residences – a 5 and 4 star luxury brand created to base on relevance to market as well as need 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 travelers. 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’s services include free wi-fi, extended breakfast hour to 11:30 hrs, laundry at cost, fair play minibar and room ready guaranteed. Eastin Easy, a 3 star hotel brand that provides comfortable accommodation, with breakfast plus approachable services and simple facilities for business and leisure travelers. The brand offers 6/12/24 hour Easy rates.

About the 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 centered 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 conveniences to the guest.