As general manager at Kimpton Kitalay Samui, Michael Janssen will spearhead strategy and development to successfully establish the resort in Koh Samui and drive its continued growth.
His other responsibilities include overseeing all resort operations and ensuring excellence in all functions of the hotel, from guest service and sales to profit performance.
Janssen has been with IHG Hotels & Resorts for more than 20 years and has worked in a range of roles and across geographies including EMEA, China, Thailand and Indonesia.
He was previously the area general manager based at InterContinental Hua Hin Resort. There, he was responsible for managing a portfolio of south Thailand’s luxury resorts including Holiday Inn Vana Nava Hua Hin, InterContinental Koh Samui Resort and InterContinental Phuket Resort.
Previously, he successfully managed hotels in Mauritius and Indonesia after leading sales and marketing teams in hotels across Asia and Europe.