Dusit Thani Maldives Appoints New Marketing and Communications Manager
Ms. Iryna Okopova brings a wealth of marketing experience to the position
Dusit Thani Maldives, a luxury resort on Mudhdhoo Island owned and operated by Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development company, Dusit International, has appointed Ms. Iryna Okopova as its new Marketing and Communications Manager.
Ms Okopova, a Ukrainian national, brings to her role more than 13 years of working experience, 6 of them for leading hotels in Ukraine and UAE. She began her career working in the Food & Beverage department and later on in Sales & Marketing of Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv, before moving to the Rixos Bab Al Bahr resort in Ras al-Khaimah, UAE. Prior to joining Dusit, she was PR & Marketing Executive of the resort.
In her new role, Ms Okopova will oversee and develop Dusit Thani Maldives’ marketing and communications efforts in line with Dusit branding and the hotel’s overall strategy.
“Iryna has a wealth of experience in the luxury hospitality industry and we feel very fortunate to have her join the hotel team,” said Mr Reinhold Johann, General Manager, Dusit Thani Maldives. “Her expertise, leadership acumen, and general zest for life will be a true asset to Dusit as the company embarks upon an exciting stage of tremendous growth.”
Ms Okopova holds a Master’s degree in International Economics and Business Development from Kyiv National Economic University named after V.Getman.
About Dusit International:
Dusit International has over 65 years of experience in the hotel and hospitality field. Founded in 1949 by Honorary Chairperson Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui, whose first hotel was the Princess on Bangkok's New Road, Dusit International has since acquired a unique portfolio of distinctive hotels, building upon Thai culture and tradition to create a personalized welcome for all guests made distinctive under the Dusit International brand promise; the delivery of an 'experience that enlivens the individual spirit, no matter the journey’. Dusit International comprises four hotel brands: Dusit Thani, dusitD2, DusitPrincess and Dusit Devarana. It also operates its own signature Devarana Spa.