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INTERCONTINENTAL SAMUI BAAN TALING NGAM APPOINTS JOCELYN WHITESIDE DIRECTOR OF SALES & MARKETING

InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam, in Koh Samui, Thailand is delighted to announce the appointment of Jocelyn Whiteside as Director of Sales & Marketing. Jocelyn will be joining the team on 10 April 2017. 

Jocelyn brings with her a wealth of experience and an impressive skillset. She joins the team from Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa where she was Director of Sales & Marketing for three years and managed the pre-opening, the launch in April 2015 and led the team through the first and second years of operation with impressive year on year revenue growth, multiple awards and highly engaged social media channels. Jocelyn was previously at InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa in her native Fiji and prior to that Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa and Yasawa Island Resort.
 
Jocelyn works across the wholesale, leisure and the MICE sectors. She studied for a Bachelor of Arts at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji and a Masters of Ecotourism at the James Cook University in Townsville in Australia. In her downtime, Jocelyn enjoys photography, reading, cooking and music.
 
Michael Shin, General Manager, InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam commented: “Jocelyn has an impressive track record working with hotels in Fiji and Bali and we are really looking forward to welcoming her to the InterContinental team here on the beautiful island of Koh Samui. We are excited about the opportunities and developments which lie ahead for InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam and the next phase of its life since it opened as an InterContinental Hotel in 2012.”
 
Jocelyn adds, “I am very excited to be joining the team at InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam and look forward to driving forwards sales and marketing for this beautiful resort.”
 
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort is a beautiful 22 acre-address.  It has 79 rooms, suites and villas which sit on a clifftop and descend through tropical gardens to a private white sandy beach. Baan Taling Ngam is included in the New York Times’ bestseller book ‘1000 Places to See Before You Die’ for its magnificent views across the Gulf of Thailand, the famous Five Islands and Angthong National Marine Park – visible from almost every room, suite and villa.
 
There is an award-winning spa, fabulous open-air cocktail bar, two elegant restaurants and plenty to do.  From mountain biking to Thai boxing, ocean kayaking, Thai cooking classes, yoga, tennis and more.  In addition, the In The Know concierge team take guests beyond the palm-fringed tropical paradise of InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort and invites them to scratch the surface of Koh Samui’s history and culture.

For more information, please visit www.samui.intercontinental.com. Reservations by phone, please call +66 (0) 7742 9100 or email icsamui.rsvn@ihg.com