Sammy Carolus has been appointed as General Manager of the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit.
Sammy has been part of the Hyatt family for over 25 years, commencing his career in 1992 as a sales associate at Bali Hyatt. He progressed through various sales and marketing positions at Bali Hyatt, Grand Hyatt Bali, Hyatt Regency Hua Hin & The Barai and Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok. In 2010, he returned to Hyatt Regency Hua Hin & The Barai as General Manager and in 2016, was selected as General Manager of Grand Hyatt Taipei.
In 2015, Sammy received the coveted Jay A. Pritzker Award for Leadership, which honours associates at top-performing Hyatt hotels who have consistently demonstrated their ability as leaders and mentors and are viewed as exemplary role models of Hyatt values.
After an extremely rewarding professional experience at Grand Hyatt Taipei, I am excited to be returning to the Land of Smiles, said Sammy Carolus. I am very grateful for the opportunity of opening the beautiful hotel which promises to be the jewel in the Hyatt Regency crown and I look forward to bringing care into everything we do so that all our associates and guests can be their best.
Scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2018, the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit will be the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Bangkok, joining sister establishments Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, Park Hyatt Bangkok and Hyatt Place Bangkok Sukhumvit.
Created by the Bangkok-based architectural firm OBA, the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit will have 273 rooms including 21 suites and a Presidential Suite.
TheThe hotel will feature Sky Garden, a multi-purpose restaurant designed by Japanese-based Super Potato, a Thai all-day restaurant, a lobby lounge bar, a Regency Club Lounge, swimming pool, fitness centre and over 1,300 square metres of meeting space, including a ballroom.
The Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit will have direct sky-bridge access to Nana BTS Skytrain station making it very easy for guests to travel around the city.
With his in-depth experience of the Thailand market and with his passion for hospitality, Sammy is the ideal choice to manage the first Hyatt Regency branded Hotel in Bangkok, said Willi Martin, Area Vice President of Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Southeast Asia.
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