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Naowarat Arunkong, Cluster General Manager, Minor Hotels
Grow With Us, features a monthly series of eight inspirational stories of team members and their career journeys with Minor Hotels so far.
Our fourth story features Khun Bee (Naowarat Arunkong), Cluster General Manager, Minor Hotels. Khun Bee joined Minor Hotels as Front Office Manager at the Bangkok Marriott Resort (now Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort). She eventually became Cluster General Manager after holding positions as Director of Reservation, Director of Rooms and Hotel Manager for several years. Currently she is in charge of 3 properties in Thailand.
Stay tuned for the next story in February…
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Learn more about Khun Bee and watch this VIDEO.
How can we ensure you meet your full potential?
To enable our next generation of leaders, Minor Hotels works to identify a number of our most talented individuals and empower them with high-impact career coaching, training and support in achieving individually determined objectives. See a brief overview of our three Leadership Journeys and stories from three recent participants:
Ascent is open to new hospitality management graduates. This journey fast tracks graduate to their preferred career destination. Following a 6-month rotation through all hotel departments at the Assistant Manager level, Ascent trainees spend another 12-months specializing in one department as an Assistant Department Head.
Endeavour aims to support the development of our internal high potential, high performing Heads of Department within the Minor Hotels team. After nomination by General Managers and a selection process, the Endeavour leaders grow with us on a journey of 9 months through a combination of on-the-job learning, coaching, peer learning in group sessions, leadership development and three projects focusing on customer service, a corporate social responsibility event and revenue maximization. A formal assessment of their growth takes place at the end of their journey and thereafter they are ready to move into their next role in their career.
Horizon is open to high performing, high potential leaders in number two roles in Minor hotels. After nomination by General Managers and a selection process, the participants embark on a custom-designed journey of 9 months following a road-map of growth merging learning via participation in special projects and leadership development supported by coaching and peer learning. In addition, Horizon leaders complete three projects on customer service, a sustainable corporate social responsibility partnership and revenue maximization. A formal assessment of their growth takes place at the end of their journey and thereafter they are ready to take on the challenge of their next career step.