|July 26, 2013|
Lim Boon Kwee Appointed President of Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts
|Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts, the joint venture hotel management company established between Thailand-based Dusit International and China-based Changzhou Qiao Yu Group, has announced the appointment of Mr Lim Boon Kwee as President of the newly formed company. In this role, he will manage the Dusit Fudu corporate office and oversee operations supporting the company's aggressive China expansion plans.|
Mr Lim, a Singaporean, is a seasoned professional in the hospitality industry. He has accumulated a wealth of experience spanning more than 30 years in the field, managing luxury hotels in both the United States and Asia.
Prior to joining Dusit Fudu, Mr Lim was the Senior Vice President -- Asia for Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, responsible for all hotels in Asia as well as the company's corporate offices in Singapore. During his tenure, Mr Lim was instrumental in the opening of a number of luxury hotels throughout Greater China and Singapore.
Mr. Lim holds an MBA from the Nanyang Business School at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and is also an honours graduate of the Hotel and Restaurant Management course from the University of Denver -- Colorado, USA.
Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts
Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts is a newly established joint venture hotel management company formed to bring the Dusit International brands to the Chinese market. Its main shareholders include Dusit International and Changzhou Qiao Yu Group.
Dusit International has more than 60 years' experience in the hotel and hospitality field. Founded in 1949 by Honorary Chairperson Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui, the company has since acquired a unique portfolio of distinctive hotels, building upon Thai culture and tradition to create a personalised brand promise: the delivery of an 'experience that enlivens the individual spirit, no matter the journey.'
Changzhou Qiao Yu Group has grown from a manufacturing company supplying tourist and camping goods to a highly diversified group, with over a decade's experience building and managing real estate properties in China.
Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts operate four hotel brands in China: Dusit Thani, dusitD2, Dusit Princess and Dusit Devarana. It also operates its own signature Devarana Spa.
Dusit Thani: Traditional Thai grandeur, with a rich heritage and world-renowned hospitality.
dusitD2: A stylish place to meet and interact, dusitD2 is the company's model for the 21st century.
Dusit Princess: Friendly and uncomplicated, ideal for the no-nonsense, worldly traveller.
Dusit Devarana: The ultimate in sophistication, providing an exceptional destination for the exacting, well-traveled individual.