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1 Dec, 2016

Jatuporn Sihanatkathakul, Managing Director, The Landmark Bangkok

ASEAN Travel & Tourism Hall of Fame – Initiated by Travel Impact Newswire Executive Editor Imtiaz Muqbil to recognise the many veterans who helped grow and shape ASEAN tourism over the last 50 years.


Date and Place of Birth: July 24, 1941, Bangkok, Thailand

Marital status: Married with 3 sons and one daughter

Date of Passing: 27 Feb 2020


Bachelor Degree in Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University (1964)

Honorary Doctorate in Tourism and Hotels, Dhurakijpundit University (1997)

Honorary Doctorate in Tourism and Hotels, Sripatum University (2006)


The Shell Company of Thailand, Internal Auditor (1964-1966)

Managing Director, The Siam Hotel, 1967-2007

President, Thainakarin Hospital (1993 – present)

Managing Director, The Landmark Bangkok (1987 – present)

Chairman & Managing Director, The Landmark London (1995 – present); Lancaster London Hotel (1993 – present); K West (2001 – present); and Basil Street Apartments (2005 – present)

Managing Director – Lancaster Bangkok (opening in 2017)

Other industry positions

President, The Thai Tourist Industry Association (2002 – present)

Secretary, Bangkok Hotel Employers Association (1982 – present)

Director, College of Management, Mahidol University (1999 – present)

President, Thai Hotels Association (1990-1994)

Associate Judge on the Central Labor Court (1980-1999)

During his tenure as President of the Thai Hotels Association, he was also on the Board of the ASEAN Hotels & Restaurants Association (AHRA)

Honorary Positions

The Tourism Commission Consultant, The House of Representatives (1994-1996)

Treasury Commission Expert, Banking & Finance Institution, The House of Representatives

Commissioner in the Act of Tourism Legislation (1992-1993)