Conrad Koh Samui - Conrad Connections (Issue1/2015)

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  • Stefano RuzzaGeneral Manager

    CONRAD CONNECTIONS

    Issue 1/2015

    Dear Business Partners and Friends,

    A very Happy New Year to you. We welcome the year of the goat in full spirit and are heading to a successful 2015!

    Congratulations to our team for the array of awards received last year. We begin the year 2015 again with exciting news as we have recently received the most prestigious award, the Global Winner as Luxury Hideaway Resort from World Luxury Hotel Awards. My sincere thank you for your continued trust and support to make us win this award and I am sure there are more to come in for year 2015!

    For couple and those who are planning to have a wedding ceremony in 2015 or years to come, Conrad Koh Samui is definitely a destination of your dream wedding. We are very pleased with our new wedding facility and beach terrace; imagine that you are standing on a transparent stage over the water with beautiful backdrop of Koh Samuis fabled five islands and the Gulf of Thailand.

    To make your weekend stay at Conrad Koh Samui more exciting, we launched a Songkran-themed weekend getaway experience through the end of 2015. With many new activities for couple, a group of friends or family travelers, our guests will enjoy a variety of fun games and cultural entertainment, creative workshops, beachfront and water sport activities, and various culinary offerings.

    We appointed two new team members who will play a vital role leading the team to become one of the best luxury resorts in the world. Please join me in welcoming Benjawan, Business Development Manager, and Chef Woody, Executive Chef to Conrad Koh Samui family.

    Last but not least, we would like to take this opportunity to express our BIG thanks to all of you for the support and business leads for the past years. We trust the spirit will be carried on for 2015. Our team is looking forward to assist you and welcome you, your family and your guests to the award-wining resort, Conrad Koh Samui.

    Wishing you all the best and fruitful 2015!!

    Warm regards,

    AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

    EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS

    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

    SONGKRAN-THEMED WEEKEND GETAWAY

    A DREAM WEDDING IN KOH SAMUI

  • With an aim to attract family travellers within the region and to become one of Thailands best family friendly resorts, Conrad Koh Samui invites guests to enjoy a variety of fun games and entertainment, creative workshops, beachfront and water sport activities, including a complimentary boat charter excursion to nearby islands.

    To bring Songkran experience closer to guests, the resort team is creating fun and colourful ambience of this amazing festival with many special programs and workshops to entertain guests during their stays. Our philosophy is to present the destinations unique local culture; therefore, guests will have an opportunity to

    SONGKRAN-THEMED WEEKEND GETAWAY

    Conrad Koh Samui is launching a series of Songkran-themed weekend to last from now until the end of 2015. The latest initiative will provide guests to the resort more opportunities to experience and celebrate Thailands famous water festivities.

    learn more about Thai and local traditions during their

    stay which is surely to be a memorable moment.

  • Guests staying at Conrad Koh Samui during weekend will be more joyful with festive activities. Some highlights are: the Thai tom-tom parade of Songkran festival with dancers and musicians, Thai boxing boot camp and beach volleyball on the deck overlooking the ocean, the sampling of southern of Siam cuisine at Zest restaurant, the poolside cabana dining or private beach front BBQ gathering at Azure Bar & Grill, the 5-island painting competition, fire dance performance, the night boat racing with burning parcours and fireworks.

    Specially created for younger guests, the kids amenities will be offered in-villa and upon check-in. Our kids pack includes a small beach bag, water gun, beach toys, and Songkran shirt with Turtle Club batch. Children will enjoy fun activities and games around the resorts pool such as D.I.Y. Sea shells necklace making, Coin diving, Water balloon challenge, Egg VS Chopstick, Remote controlled boat racing, and Hit the cans. Every kid who wear Songkran shirt with Turtle Club batch will be given a complimentary fruits, juice, soft drinks and ice-cream from our team at Azure Bar & Grill.

    Conrad Koh Samui introduces new beach wedding experience, offering an over-water wedding ceremony with a breath-taking views of the five-islands in the Gulf of Thailand. Imagine a place where palm-fringed beaches meet warm tropical waters where exotic landscape and magical views inspire the heart and soul to great things. The wedding package starts from only THB 95,000 net.

    A DREAM WEDDING IN KOH SAMUI

  • TOP 101 SUITES OF THE WORLD 2014 The Oceanview Three-Bedroom Pool Villa at Conrad Koh Samui has been named as one of the winners in the Top 101 Suites of the World 2014 by Elite Traveler magazine. Situated at the peak of the resort, this 766m2 luxury two-storey residence with private 20m infinity edge pool is a secluded and spectacularly beautiful place to get away from it all. An absolute classic in resort residence design, this villa is positioned to provide a premium experience for families or groups seeking the ultimate tropical destination.

    WINNER LEADING GREEN RESORT HOTEL OF ASIA Thailands luxury pool villa resort and spa, Conrad Koh Samui is pleased to announce the wining of Leading Green Resort Hotel of Asia by 2014 Asia Hotel Awards. The announcement was made recently at the Asia Hotel Forum 2014, the famous international hotel investment summit held in Beijing, China. The 7th Asia Hotel Awards were annually judged by hundreds of elites, hotel owners, hotel group representatives, designers and media partners around the world. Conrad Koh Samui was awarded the prestigious Leading Green Hotel of Asia award in recognition of the resorts commitment to green and sustainable practices while delivering great guest experiences, outstanding services and best-of-class facilities for luxury travellers.

    Conrad Koh Samui is named the Global Winner as the best Luxury Hideaway Resort from the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2014 at the award announcement ceremony held on December 6, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. The World Luxury Hotel Awards is described as the Oscars of the hospitality industry and known as the highest accolade that hotels and resorts can receive. Voted for by thousands of tourism industry leaders as well as guests who stay at the resort, this prestigious award highlight luxury hotels and resorts

    2014 WORLD LUXURY HOTEL AWARDS WINNER

    worldwide that represent only the finest standards and recognize outstanding achievements in service excellence.

  • EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS

    HILTON WORLDWIDE GLOBAL WEEK OF SERVICE

    Conrad Koh Samui announced the appointments of two management positions.

    Mr. Woothigrai Mungjit, an Executive Chef, will be responsible for the entire culinary operation, including production for all outlets and catered functions. Known as Chef Woody, Woothigrai joins the Conrad Koh Samui team from one of the luxury resorts in Phuket where he held the position of director of culinary. In this role, he will be responsible for leading and directing the culinary team at all restaurants with creativity in food preparation and designing new signature menus, while ensuring that the perfection of food quality will be offering to guests. Chef Woody will work closely with others to ensure that all food and beverage meets Conrad standards and guest satisfactions. Chef Woody can be contacted at woothigrai.mungjit@conradhotels.com

    Ms. Benjawan Meksakul, a Business Development Manager, will be responsible for developing Sales and Marketing strategies to drive business and sales at Conrad Koh Samui. Her hospitality career includes more than 10 years sales and marketing experience and she joins Conrad Koh Samui from Anantara Hotels & Resorts, where she held the position of Cluster Director of Sales & Marketing. Benjawan will be based at the Sales office in Bangkok and can be contacted at benjawan.meksakul@conradhotels.com

    To support the #TravelWithPurpose campaign, Conrad Koh Samui invited teachers and students from the Kirimas school and the chief of the local community to join the half-day social activities; including tree-plating at the natural mangrove forest and releasing sea shells and crabs to the sea.

  • Conrad Koh Samui continues to receive phenomenal trip advisor comments and recognition for outstanding service delivery, quality finishings and room product, wonderful guest service in dining, and amazing experiences that only a Conrad can provide. For more information, visit www.tripadvisor.com

    OUR GUEST TESTIMONIALS

  • CONTACTS

    MR. STEFANO RUZZA, GENERAL MANAGERstefano.ruzza@conradhotels.com

    Conrad Koh Samui

    49/8-9 Moo 4, Hillcrest Road

    Tambol Taling Ngam, Amphur Koh Samui

    Suratthani 84140 Thailand

    Tel: +66 77 915 888

    Fax: +66 77 915 899

    MS. BENJAWAN MEKSAKUL, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGERbenjawan.meksakul@conradhotels.com

    Sales & Marketing (Bangkok office)

    38 Charoennakorn Road, Klongtonsai

    Klongsarn, Bangkok 10600 Thailand

    Tel: +66 2442 2196

    Fax: +66 2442 2190

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