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Industry veteran passes in Samui

Author: Andrew J Wood / Date: Mon, 05/11/2020 - 02:02
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Ken opened one of the first Italian restaurants (La Casa in Lamai) and later he was the General Manager at the Weekender Resort.

RIP Ken Chung a founder member of Skål International Koh Samui and a former Charter President for the Rotary Club of Samui after having been involved with Rotary in Australia for many years. In 2003 Ken was appointed as the Honorary Consul of the Australian Embassy. A position he held with pride for more than 12 years.

A kind friend and gentleman and well respected by so many on the island. He was a resident of Koh Samui for over 29 years. 

Ken opened one of the first Italian restaurants (La Casa in Lamai) and later he was the General Manager at the Weekender Resort. Ken was an active committee member of THA in the region. 

Ken passed peacefully in his sleep on 08 May 2020 

He will be sadly missed by all that knew him.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Andrew J Wood

English born Andrew J Wood, is a freelance travel writer and for most of his career a professional hotelier. Andrew has over 35 years of hospitality and travel experience. He is a Skal member and a hotel graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh. Andrew is also a former member of the Executive Committe of Skal International (SI), National President SI THAILAND, Club President of SI BANGKOK and is currently SI Asia Area a.VP Southeast Asia (SEA), and Director of Public Relations Skal International BANGKOK. He is a regular guest lecturer at various Universities in Thailand including Assumption University's Hospitality School and the Japan Hotel School in Tokyo.