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 August 04, 2014
Ascott Appoints Director, Sales And Marketing For Thailand

 The Ascott Limited (Ascott), the international serviced residence owner-operator, has appointed Ms Christina H Bartz as Director of Sales and Marketing for its Thailand properties. In her new role, Ms Bartz will be responsible for leading and further improving all aspects of the Sales and Marketing team in Thailand.

Ms Bartz has garnered her wealth of knowledge and experience in Sales and Marketing with leading hospitality companies and tourism in the Asia region, including Renaissance Hotels & Resorts in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Japan, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and Marco Polo Hotels in Hong Kong.

Prior to joining Ascott, Ms Bartz held the position of Vice President Sales and Marketing with Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts in Thailand. Originally from Germany, Ms Bartz holds a degree from the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce and two diplomas from hotel schools Hotelfachschule D. Speiser in Tegernsee, Germany and the Ecole Hoteliere et de Langues, Leysin in Switzerland.

In Thailand, Ascott currently operates more than 1,700 apartment units across nine properties in prime locations in Bangkok. The properties are Ascott Sathorn, Citadines Sukhumvit 8, Citadines Sukhumvit 11, Citadines Sukhumvit 16, Citadines Sukhumvit 23, Somerset Lake Point, Somerset Park Suanplu, Somerset Sukhumvit Thonglor and Vic3.

Ascott is also expanding its presence to Thailand's Eastern Seaboard economic region by signing a contract to manage the new Citadines Grand Central Sri Racha, Chonburi province scheduled to open in late 2014. This new Citadines property enhances Ascott's pole position as the largest international serviced residence owner-operator in Thailand with over 1,800 apartment units across 10 properties.