Mr Thomas Schmitt-Glaeser has joined The Sukhothai Shanghai as General Manager and VP of The Sukhothai Hotels & Resorts

Published on 2020-01-20

Prior to joining The Sukhothai Shanghai, Thomas had been the General Manager of The Sukhothai Bangkok since 2016.

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Thomas Schmitt-Glaeser has been appointed as the new General Manager of the Sukhothai Shanghai and Vice President for The Sukhothai Hotels & Resorts, effective on 15 January 2020. Prior to joining The Sukhothai Shanghai, Thomas had been the General Manager of The Sukhothai Bangkok since 2016. 

Thomas is a seasoned professional in hospitality industry, with more than 25 years of experience from various renowned hotels all over the world. He spent more than 10 years with the Shangri-La hotel group before joining the Sukhothai family, during which he accumulated extensive experience in Asia Pacific, working in different locations including Bangkok, Shanghai, Singapore, Hong Kong and Beijing. Thomas started his hospitality career in Europe, and played a key role in the grand opening of the legendary 5-star Hotel Adlon Kempinski in Berlin. 

As a veteran hotelier, Thomas believes in motivating and training staff in order to offer unparalleled service demanded by today’s discerning customers. In his new role, Thomas will oversee the full operation and service delivery of The Sukhothai Shanghai and spearhead the brand expansion of the group.

Thomas holds a Master degree in hospitality from the Hotel Bavaria Management School Altoetting, Germany.