People On The MoveFormer Shangri-La and and Marriott exec Nichlas Maratos is tapped to grow Dusit's global commercial strategies.

Dusit harnesses new VP for commercial gain

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Maratos has more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience working for global hospitality companies.
Maratos has more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience working for global hospitality companies.

Thailand-based hotel and property development Dusit International has appointed Nichlas Maratos as vice president – commercial, responsible for planning, developing, and implementing global commercial strategies and initiatives.

In his new role, Maratos will work closely with the company’s marketing and creative strategy departments to align all sales and marketing efforts to achieve optimal performance across Dusit Hotels and Resorts worldwide.

He will also work with luxury villa rental group Elite Havens, which Dusit acquired in 2018, to develop mutually beneficial commercial strategies with an emphasis on synergising resource utilisation to maximise value creation.

Maratos brings to his role more than 20 years of experience working in senior sales and marketing positions for renowned global hospitality companies such as Starwood Hotels and Resorts (and subsequently Marriott), and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts.

He was previously executive vice president – sales for Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts and vice president – sales, distribution & marketing for Asia Pacific (Ex. China) for Marriott International, following a long career with Starwood.

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