The Peninsula Hotels group has a unique identity among the world’s leading hotels. Established in 1928, we now operate prestigious luxury properties in ten major cities. These include the flagship in Hong Kong, plus Shanghai, Tokyo, Beijing, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, Bangkok, Manila, and Paris with London under development. Peninsula is a living legend, the name synonymous with luxurious comfort and impeccable service. We set our sights high and our standards higher, aiming always to delight our customers, and in many cases we are now serving the third generation of our loyal guests.
Condé Nast Traveller (USA)
2013 Business Travel Awards
Best Hotel Brand for Business Travel
HOTELS Magazine (USA)
2013 Corporate Hotelier of the World
Mr Peter Borer
The Peninsula Bangkok occupies a world of its own on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, with many other experiences for guests to discover within. The ingenious wave-shaped design, which ensures magnificent river views for all guest rooms, has become a landmark of modern Bangkok architecture. By blending East and West, historic and modern, The Peninsula Bangkok brings something truly exotic to the city's five-star hotel scene.
One of the finest hotels in Asia, The Peninsula Bangkok perfectly mixes timeless elegance and sophistication with contemporary comfort and technology. We are looking for energetic, service-minded and high caliber candidates to become a member of The Peninsula Family. Launch your career with one of the finest hotel in Asia, and extend your professional experience in the hotel and hospitality business.
Our Learning and Development Team will groom you to become a peninsula team member with specially tailored training programs to elevate your service skills from excellent to extraordinary. As the recipient of the “2007-2011 Outstanding Employer Award: “Labor Relation and Welfare” award, The Peninsula Bangkok prides itself on offer a friendly, family-style workplace environment and competitive employee benefits.
With world-class service, unsurpassed facilities and its stunning location on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, The Peninsula Bangkok has received some of the most celebrated accolades in the industry including a place on Conde Nast Traveler’s prestigious Gold List in 2013.
Smart Travel Asia (Hong Kong)Smart Travel Asia 2013 Best in Travel Poll
Travel + Leisure (USA)
2013 World’s Best Service
T+L 500 World’s Best Hotels 2013
2012 World’s Best Business Hotels
Global Traveler (USA)Best Spa
TripAdvisor (USA)Traveler’s Choice Awards 2013
Condé Nast Traveler (USA)2013 Gold List - The World’s Best Places to Stay
Thailand Tatler (Thailand)Thailand's Best Restaurants 2012
Our Corporate Executives understand that staying ahead of the five-star hotel game infast-moving Bangkok requires something extra-special. In a city renowned for excellent service and a wide range of quality hotel options, they go the extra mile to ensure guests take away an unforgettable experience. This is the result of a team effort, combining complete dedication with seamless service and attention to detail.
Ms. Katja HenkeThe Peninsula BangkokGeneral Manager
Ms. Henke joined The Peninsula Hotels in May 2011 as Hotel Manager of The Peninsula Shanghai. A native of Germany, she began her career in hospitality in Switzerland on a two-year apprenticeship at The Bernerhof in Gstaad and attended the Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern. Ms. Henke’s international career has taken her to France, England and the United States, where she worked as General Manager of Blantyre, a Relais & Châteaux property in Lenox, Massachusetts. Prior to joining The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels Limited (HSH), she held the position of Hotel Manager at the Four Seasons in Washington, D.C. and then at The Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, California.
Shane JollyThe Peninsula BangkokDirector of RoomsThe Peninsula Bangkok announces its appointment of Australian national Mr Shane Jolly as the hotel’s new Director of Rooms.
Mr Shane Jolly’s educational background, experience in the hospitality industry and expertise in information technology software and systems supporting guest management perfectly match the requirements of our hotel, which is known to offer luxurious and stimulating experiences.
He has spent his entire 15-year career as a room division professional with one of the leading brands at the five-star end of the hospitality industry. He has accumulated his remarkable experience at prestigious hotels in Australia and China.
His technical skills include consummate command of hospitality and travel industry systems such as Lotus Notes, OPERA V4.0, iScala, Reserve, Delphi and IDEAS.
He studied Business Administration from the University of South Australia and has also obtained formal architectural courses.
As Director of Rooms at the award-winning Peninsula Bangkok, Mr Jolly’s will not only maintain the hotel’s impeccable treatment of guests from all over the world but will also enhance their experience and ensure that the hotel’s name continues to be at the forefront of luxury hospitality in Asia and the world.
Ms. Josephine PngThe Peninsula BangkokDirector of Marketing
Ms. Png brings to The Peninsula Bangkok over 20 years of experience and skills in the planning and development of marketing strategies and sales. She has worked for international hotel groups in China, Thailand and Singapore including the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Marriott International, Hyatt and The Beaufort Hotels. Most recently she was the Director of Sales and Marketing at The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen. A Singaporean native, she is fluent in both English and Chinese.
Ms. Chutimaporn KasemsukThe Peninsula BangkokDirector of Public Relations
Ms. Kasemsuk has been appointed as the hotel’s Director of Public Relations since March 2013. Prior to joining The Peninsula Bangkok, she worked as a consultant for some of the world’s leading branding agencies including Weber Shandwick, McCann WorldGroup and JWT. She later joined the hospitality industry working for Accor Hospitality as Group Director of Marketing and Communications responsible for hotels under Mercure and ibis brand in Thailand and as Dusit International’s Corporate Director of Communications overseeing a collection of its hotels and resorts across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. A Thai native, Ms Kasemsuk obtained Master of Arts with first-class honour in International Communications from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom.
Chef Andreas HauggThe Peninsula BangkokExecutive ChefKnown for his big smile and team spirit, Executive Chef Andreas Haugg brings to the hotel his expertise and rich experience in all key disciplines in catering—from menu design, sanitation, resource procurement to training. He arrived at the hotel fresh from a similar position at a leading international chain hotel in Cairo, Egypt. His passion for working in exotic locales has taken him to Mauritius and the Maldives. He honed and fine-tuned his world-class chef’s skills in top hotels in Germany, UK and US.
Andreas went straight into the catering industry from high school. He learned his craft at the renowned Technical Vocational School for Hotel Management in Wiesbaden, Germany, followed by an apprenticeship at the city’s celebrated restaurant, Gambrinus.
During this time, he served his compulsory one-year service in the German military before properly entering the haute cuisine profession and being shaped into a consummate professional and a creative culinary force that he is today. Besides his impeccable credentials as a chef, Andreas’s humility and desire to continually learn led him to successfully pursue a prestigious Master’s Degree in Culinary Art from Altöetingen Hotel Management School, Bavaria.
Chef Olivier ParisThe Peninsula BangkokExecutive Pastry ChefFormally trained in the fine French art of creating gourmet confectionary, patisseries and desserts, and mentored by leading figures in the profession in a succession of Michelin-starred restaurants in Paris, Olivier Paris continues The Peninsula Bangkok’s unbroken tradition of collecting world-class talents to ensure a full, five-star gastronomic experience for its appreciative guests.
A French nationality, Chef Paris joined The Peninsula Bangkok in October 2013. Since then he has been managing a team of five pastry chefs and 14 other staff members, overseeing desserts for four awarded outlets – The Lobby, River Cafe & Terrace, The Pool, The Peninsula Boutique, and banqueting for up to 700 guests at a time.
His previous position was at a top, international brand, Bangkok hotel which he joined in January 2012, carrying the title of Executive Pastry Chef South Asia, including three properties in Thailand, two in Vietnam and one each in Indonesia and India.
Prior to that Chef Paris spent six months as Executive Pastry Chef at the Beirut Souks’ 3 Michelin Star STAY and Sweet Tea restaurant where he worked with the celebrated Yannick Alleno.
From June 2009 to June 2011, he was Executive Pastry Chef at the 1 Michelin Star Le Laurent on the Champs Elysées in Paris where he created plated desserts for the a la carte menu. His recipes for Salon du Chocolat were published in Express-Paris Match and the well-received Laurent recipe book published in 2009.
Previously, he was consulting in Paris for 2 Michelin Stars Guy Martin, contributing to such celebrated outlets as Sensing, Grand Véfour, Baccarat Crystal Room and Atelier Guy Martin. As is his habit, all the time he was creating, collating and photographing new recipes for publication.
Other briefs have included the 2 Michelin Stars Grand Véfour in Paris, the 1 Michelin Star The Copenhagen in Paris. Not to mention CHAI 33 inventive cuisine in Paris, Hotel du Louvre, La Maison du Chocolat, the 3 Michelin stars George V, and Laduree, where he specialised in ice cream, all also in Paris.
Chef Paris was trained in ice carving with Gerard Taurin, in sugar art with Stéphane Klein, in macarons by Philippe Andrieux and studied at Mr. Perot (Meilleur Ouvrier de France) under Sébastien Bouillet.
At The Peninsula Bangkok, Chef Paris’ confectionary, patisseries and desserts are a much-loved aspect of the hotel. Gorgeous to look at, dreamy to smell and divine to taste, they are truly in the Peninsula spirit, the epitome of luxury.