May 2016 | Corporate

Four Seasons CEO & President Welcomes its Newest Gem in Asia

J. Allen Smith, CEO and President of Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts and COO, Christopher W. Norton visits Bangkok to welcome Four Seasons’ newest addition to the family.


Known for the finest traditions of international hospitality; spanning 99 iconic properties across 41 countries, Four Seasons is the leading luxury hotel and private residences brand in the world and will be adding Bangkok, Thailand to its exclusive collection of Four Seasons locations.

During May 2016, J. Allen Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts along with Christopher M. Norton, President of Global Products and Chief Operating Officer, personally visited Bangkok for an in-depth inspection of Chao Phraya Estate and primarily the two new developments that will soon join Four Seasons portfolio of world-class properties; Four Seasons Private Residences Bangkok at Chao Phraya River and Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River.

The two were welcomed by Ben Taechaubol, Chief Executive Officer of Country Group Development, who guided them through the latest progress updates on construction, design as well as confirming that the project is on target and ahead of schedule.

With the project scheduled for completion during the fourth quarter of 2018, the two men shared their enthusiasm for the project that aims to redefine the luxury hospitality market in Bangkok as well as extended their congratulations to the new owners who have bought into the Four Seasons lifestyle with Asia’s first waterfront Four Seasons Private Residences.



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