La Vie Hotels & Resorts continues to expand in South East Asia with appointment of Shankar Sreekumar as the Head of South & South East Asia.

La Vie Hotels & Resorts continues to expand in South East Asia with appointment of Shankar Sreekumar as the Head of South & South East Asia.

                

After a year of unprecedented growth for La Vie Hotels & Resorts, the company has announced the appointment of Shankar Sreekumar as Head of South & South East Asia. The hire of Shankar comes during a huge period of growth for the owner-centric hotel management company as it charges ahead in bolstering its team across South and South East Asia. “Shankar is a proven professional with a strong background in tackling and succeeding in challenging roles with market-leading hospitality brands,” said Craig Bond, Managing Director, La Vie Hospitality Group. “We are excited to have him as a part of the La Vie family, further building out and strengthening our roots in South and South East Asia, as we head towards what is absolutely going to be another stellar year of growth for the company,” he continued. Based at La Vie’s regional office in Bangkok, Thailand, Shankar brings with him almost two decades of experience in the hospitality industry and a career that has spanned the globe.  A respected leader in the hospitality industry, before joining La Vie Hotels & Resorts, Shankar held numerous operations-focused roles, including that of Vice President, Operations for Onyx Hospitality Group where he created successful operating platforms to lead hotel teams and manage asset performance. Previously, as Director, Centre of Excellence, New Hotels for IHG, AMEA, he was in charge of establishing teams to ensure effective pre-opening of hotels, and a disciplined framework to deliver successful hotel launches, whilst maintaining strong owner relationships.  ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ About La Vie Hotels and Resorts La Vie Hotels and Resorts is an owner-centric independent hotel management company that offers a tailor-made, cohesive and strategic approach in response to our clients’ real estate objectives within Hospitality. We are the region’s leader in third-party hotel management, partnering with major international hotel brands. The portfolio represents a collection of diverse properties from hotels in bustling downtown cities, resorts in popular tourism destinations and boutique hotels in sought-after locations. The group currently operates hotels and resorts across Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Greater China, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Ukraine and Vietnam, including those underdevelopment. For media information, contact Angela Cowley Eight Communications E: angela@eightcommunications.com.au T: +61 430 321 200 Christina Atherton Eight Communications E: christina@eightcommunications.com.au T: +61 418 428 177