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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hosts Starwood Careers Day 2014 in Thailand

April 10, 2014 Careers No Comments Email Email

The annual Starwood Careers Day, an Asia Pacific-wide effort by Starwood Hotels & Resorts, aimed at attracting passionate individuals to explore a range of employment opportunities, was recently staged at 22 participating hotels and resorts across eight brands at locations spanning from Bangkok to Pattaya, Hua Hin, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Krabi, Khao Lak and Samui.

On Samui and Phuket islands, Human Resources representatives from Vana Belle, A Luxury Collection Resort, Koh Samui; Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa,  Le Meridien Phuket as well as Khao Lak; W Retreat Koh Samui;  The Naka Island, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket; The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa; and Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort; met with scores of interested candidates to discuss career options based on their resume and potential and to discover growth opportunities within Starwood Asia Pacific.

Positions available include:  Front Office, Sales & Marketing, Human Resources, Revenue Management, finance, Concierge, Rooms, Food & Beverage, Housekeeping, Kitchen, Stewarding, Engineering, Security, Accounting and Administration Divisions.

Sheraton brands in Hua Hin and Pattaya staged their Open Day on site whilst the remaining Starwood properties in Chiang Mai and Bangkok including Le Meridien Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai; The St. Regis Bangkok; W Bangkok; Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit; Four Points by Sheraton; The Westin Grande Bangkok; Aloft Bangkok, Plaza Athenee Bangkok, a Royal Meridien Hotel, etc. staged their respective events via “Starwood Careers Hotline”.  Candidates were given the options to speak directly with the Regional Director of Human Resources, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia; or place direct calls to hotel Human Resources leaders; or, for a more personal dialogue, conduct a face to face chat with them via social media.

Starwood Careers Day 2014 encapsulates Starwood’s talent strategy that goes beyond talent attraction, to building meaningful long-term careers for talent who join the organization. The event consolidates the strengths of Starwood’s nine hotel brands and offers talent the unique opportunity to explore a career with Starwood that is broad-based in terms of portfolios and that provides highly sought-after regional and global exposure.

The Starwood Careers Day kick started the division’s goal to fill over 25,000 positions at all levels and functions throughout Asia Pacific by the end of 2014.

The enthusiastic response to the Thailand event puts Starwood Hotels & Resorts on a strong footing to continue its aggressive growth across Asia Pacific. Starwood Asia Pacific division currently operates over 260 hotels, with an additional 200 hotels in the pipeline. Recently, the company announced it is on track to open over 30 hotels in the region in 2014 – an average of one hotel every 12 days. As the fastest growing division, Starwood Asia Pacific employs over 72,000 associates, nearly half of all Starwood associates worldwide. In 2013, Starwood opened 23 hotels and created nearly 5,000 new jobs for newly- opened hotels alone.

A career at Starwood is like no other. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.jobs.

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Starwood hotels in the southern part of Thailand teamed up for Starwood Careers Day at W Retreat Koh Samui.   Joining the group picture are (back row from far right to third from right):  Mr. Mark O’Sullivan, General Manager, Vana Belle, A Luxury Collection Resort, Koh Samui; Ms. Tina Liu, General Manager, Le Meridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa; and Mr. Piyoros Naronglith, Director of Operations, W Retreat Koh Samui.

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