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The Tongsai Bay appoints Manuel Lang as new General Manager of the luxury eco, 5-star resort on Koh Samui, Thailand

Author: Vicky Karantzavelou / Date: Fri, 09/16/2022 - 07:36

Manuel Lang began his hospitality career in 1993 and has since spanned continents, sharing his knowledge and expertise with luxury hotels across Europe, America, and Asia.

The Tongsai Bay, the first five-star resort on the island of Koh Samui, announce the appointment of Manuel Lang as General Manager at the luxurious, eco-conscious resort established in 1987. Born in Germany, Manuel Lang has almost three decades of experience in the hospitality industry including an extensive history of managing luxury hotels in Thailand and across Asia. 

Manuel Lang began his hospitality career in 1993 and has since spanned continents, sharing his knowledge and expertise with luxury hotels across Europe, America, and Asia including revered positions as Hotel Manager at Banyan Tree Phuket, General Manager at Silavadee Pool Spa Resort, and General Manager at Cross Hotels & Resorts. His dedication to ensuring excellent customer service, along with his in-depth understanding and valuable experience regarding the Thai hospitality industry, as well as his ability to speak both fluent English and French makes Manuel Lang an esteemed addition to The Tongsai Bay family. 

“I am exceptionally excited to begin this next chapter of my career, not just because I will be starting a wonderful new role but also due to the resort I will be joining. It is well-known that The Tongsai Bay has an enviable reputation, which hugely contributes to its status of being a friendly and welcoming environment. I admire their commitment to protecting Koh Samui’s ecological environment and I am thrilled to be part of the family to continue their exceptional environmental work and oversee the hotel’s evolution through its renovation”. Enthuses Manuel Lang, newly appointed General Manager of The Tongsai Bay. 

Celebrating its 35th Anniversary in 2022, The Tongsai Bay believes nature, the protection and preservation of the environment, technology, and friendly service can go hand in hand with its ecological credentials to create a truly magical getaway for guests. Since opening in 1987, the hotel aimed to provide luxury green hospitality on the idyllic island of Koh Samui. With 24 Beach Suites, two Cottage Suites, four Seafront Cottages, and five Pool Cottages having benefitted from the recent Phase One renovation, The Tongsai Bay is proud to redefine the luxury travel industry in Thailand. 

Combined with a true passion for the environment, The Tongsai Bay has built an enviable reputation for friendly and impeccable service in an unrivalled pristine paradise for active travellers, families, well-being seekers, and guests for whom privacy is a priority.


Vicky Karantzavelou

Co-Founder & Chief Editor

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales. She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.