10 Jan, 2017
Date of Birth: 18 May, 1952
Family: Married with two sons
Early schooling in Singapore and Malaysia.
BA in Languages, Colorado Women’s College, USA;
EMBA, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University
2001 – present: Editor-in-Chief, Thailand Tatler. Heads the editorial team of Blue Mango Publishing, publisher of Thailand Tatler and all its other products.
1990 – 2001: Managing Director, Chiva-Som International Health Resort, Hua Hin; & Consulting Editor, Thailand Tatler
1980 – 1989: PR Director/Marketing Director, Siam InterContinental Hotel
1979: PR Manager, Dusit Thani Bangkok
1978: Press Information Officer, EU Delegation Bangkok
Also did brief early stints at the Bangkok Post and the now-defunct Business Times.
2005 – present: Adviser, Thai Spa Association
March 2003 – 2005: Founding President, Thai Spa Association
2001 – 2005: Advisory Board member, ISPA Asia Pacific Chapter, Singapore
September 2012: Hall of Fame, Thailand Spa & Wellbeing Awards (inaugural inductee)
The Chiva-Som International Health Resort catapulted the entire concept of health & wellness tourism in Thailand to a whole new level.
Source: Naphalai Areesorn and Travel Impact Newswire archives.