Franck Rodriguez has been appointed general manager and Usa Boonchalakulkosol director of sales & marketing of South-east Asia’s first Holiday Inn waterpark resort, Holiday Inn Vana Nava Hua Hin.
Rodriguez brings with him more than two decades of experience in the international hospitality industry, including in London, Singapore, Shanghai and Bangkok.
Prior to rejoining InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) in 2016, he served as director of operations for The Unique Collection of Hotels & Resorts, overseeing 27 properties. He then became general manager of the Holiday Inn Resort Benoa Bali and later, area general manager of Holiday Inn Resorts Thailand.
Meanwhile, Thai national Usa joins the hotel with extensive hospitality sales and marketing experience, having worked with local and international hotel brands, including Amari, Sheraton, Le Méridien and Alila.
She became director of sales & marketing at the Holiday Inn Chiang Mai in 2010 and was most recently cluster director of sales & marketing for Vana Nava Hua Hin & True Arena Hua Hin.