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 June 26, 2013
Dusit International Opens Sales Office In Japan

 In line with the company's growth strategy during their "Year of Expansion," Asian hospitality group Dusit International announces the opening of a new Regional Sales Office in Tokyo, Japan to further develop long-standing relationships within one of the group's most important source markets.

Historically, Japan has been one of Dusit International's largest source markets and this is expected to continue ahead of the opening of the Dusit Thani Guam resort.

Operations will be led by Mr Keita Sekine, Regional Director of Sales and Marketing - Japan, Dusit International. With over fifteen years of operational and sales experience, most recently Mr Sekine was Director of Sales with Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo K. K. and with Marriott International at the Guam Marriott Resort and Spa in Tumon, Guam. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of Nevada - Las Vegas, USA.

Completing the Sales Team is Mr Shuichi Ueda, Director of Sales -- Japan, Dusit International. Mr Ueda joins the Tokyo office as a transfer from his previous post at Dusit Thani Manila, Philippines where he was most recently Assistant Director of Sales, overseeing Japanese corporate and leisure accounts.
"Opening a Regional Sales Office in Tokyo demonstrates our commitment to the Japanese market," says Mr Sekine, Regional Director of Sales and Marketing -- Japan, Dusit International. "We look forward to building on the deep relationships the company has developed over the years, as well as to the successful opening of the Dusit Thani Guam resort in 2014."

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.