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 July 18, 2012
New Director of Sales & Marketing For Dusit Devarana New Delhi

 Dusit International has appointed Mrs Mahema Bhutia as its new Director of Sales & Marketing for Dusit Devarana New Delhi, the first hotel to appear under its nascent Dusit Devarana brand. In her new role, Mrs Bhutia is responsible for the efficiency of the Sales and Marketing Department in terms of sales, profitability and image.

Mrs Bhutia brings 12 years of experience of the hospitality industry to the role, including stints as Director of Sales & Marketing for Hyatt Regency Pune; Associate Director of Sales at Hyatt Regency Mumbai; Senior Sales Manager for Marriott Executive Apartment and Renaissance Mumbai Hotel and Convention Center; and Manager of Banquet Sales for the Oberoi Group in Mumbai.

Dusit International's Assistant Vice President - Global Sales, Mr. James Ramage, says the appointment represents an essential first step for the group on its mission to expand within India. "We look forward to having Mahema establish the first of our forthcoming Dusit Devarana brand of properties in India" says Mr. Ramage.

Dusit Devarana Hotels and Resorts are designed to provide private sanctuaries in exceptional environments to counter the demands of the ordinary world. The brand will be aimed at guests seeking a balance between success and quality of life. The first Dusit Devarana, Dusit Devarana New Delhi, is scheduled to open in Q4 2012.

Dusit International

Dusit International has more than 60 years' experience in the hotel and hospitality field. Founded in 1949 by Honorary Chairperson Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui, whose first hotel was the Princess on Bangkok's New Road, Dusit International has since acquired a unique portfolio of distinctive hotels, building upon Thai culture and tradition to create a personalized welcome for all guests made distinctive under the Dusit International brand promise; the delivery of an 'experience that enlivens the individual spirit, no matter the journey'.

Dusit International comprises four hotel brands: Dusit Thani, dusitD2, Dusit Princess, and Dusit Devarana. It also operates Dusit Residences and its own signature Devarana Spa.