Dirk De Cuyper, regional general manager - Thailand, Hilton Worldwide, said, “Philippe is the ideal candidate to lead the team at Hilton Pattaya. His outstanding track record and strong network in Asia formed through his years in the industry will aid in continue striving Hilton Pattaya’s position as the upscale hotel of choice for both business and leisure travelers.
His vast experience in the hospitality sector and, in particular his intricate knowledge of the Asian market, will ensure that our discerning guests continue to have a unique experience at the Hilton Pattaya. Under his guidance, we are confident that the hotel will continue to cement its position as one of Thailand’s top luxury hotels.”
Holding dual citizenship of France and Australia, Philippe is well versed in hotel management, having gained rich experience in the hospitality industry, over 10 years of which has been spent with Hilton Worldwide. His climb into the industry began with the Ritz London Ltd., which was his ascendance right after his professional education from ‘Les Roches’ Switzerland. He had also worked in a number of Hilton Worldwide properties in China, Japan, Australia and Europe. Philippe’s investment into the industry has culminated in his completion of his Hotel Management MBA awarded by the University of New South Wales and University of Sydney.
“I am passionate about taking forward the achievement of this stunning 302-room property, and will continue to work with our team to maintain our hotel’s popularity among local and international travelers,” said Philippe Kronberg, general manager, Hilton Pattaya.