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Celebrating women in Hospitality, ‘The Future & Business of Hospitality’

Bangkok is home to an ever increasing number of hotels from five star luxury properties to small boutique residences and budget friendly rooms. The hospitality industry is big business across Southeast Asia and while occupancy rates dip and soar reflecting tourism statistics, the future of the industry remains to be seen.

AKIN ASIA‘s celebrating women in hospitality with a panel discussion by leading professionals from the industry at the Compass SkyView Hotel last night.

The knowledge sharing discussion aimed to inspire and brainstorm ideas about the future of hospitality industry in Southeast Asia, as well as discussing the key factors of business success for the industry.

From left to right: Jacqui Cuthbertson, General Manager of Compass SkyView hotel, Naowarat Arunkong, Cluster General Manager of Anantara hotel, ChooLeng Goh, General Manager of Plaza Athénée hotel, Valerie Marina Barrios, Director of Loyalty, Upper Southeast Asia of AccorHotels, Wimintra Jangnin, Founder and Editor in Chief of HotelIntel.Co.

Valerie Marina Barrios, and Wimintra Jangnin

Q&A session

Speakers and attendees group photo

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Darin is monitoring the Asia-Pacific travel & hospitality market and reports the most important news of the region. Her role includes interviewing C-level executives as well as running the content campaigns of companies and NTOs
She holds a MAMBM from the University of Westminster in UK and a photography certificate from the Kensington and Chelsea College in UK.