Douglas Maxwell Glen is General Manager at the Steigenberger Hotel Riverside in Bangkok


Deutsche Hospitality will be represented in Thailand for the first time from 2020

Douglas Maxwell Glen has taken on the role of General Manager at the Steigenberger Hotel Riverside in Bangkok with effect from 1 October. 54-year old Mr. Glen, who is originally from the UK and is able to look back on 30 years of experience in the upscale hotel sector, will take charge during the pre-opening phase. He has held various management positions with prestigious hotel groups both at home and abroad, his most recent position being General Manager of “The Landmark Bangkok”.

Thomas Willms, CEO of Deutsche Hospitality, expressed his delight at the new appointment. “Douglas is an experienced expert in the branch who has also been living in Bangkok for the past five years. His wealth of international expertise and outstanding knowledge of the Asian hotel market make him a highly effective partner for us and will ensure a successful launch for our first hotel in Thailand.”

This upcoming new opening represents Deutsche Hospitality’s debut in South-East Asia. The five-star Steigenberger Hotel Riverside will open in the Thai capital city of Bangkok in the first quarter of 2020. It will offer 259 rooms, including deluxe rooms, suites and a three-bedroom Presidential Suite. There will also be a 900-square metre conference and banqueting area. A roof terrace on the 18th floor will provide guests with access to a roof top bar, a restaurant and a VIP lounge boasting breathtaking views of the vast city. The main restaurant is based on the 17th floor. A spa and gym area as well as an outdoor pool also belong to the hotel. The Steigenberger Hotel Riverside is set in a premium location on the banks of the Chao Phraya River within the immediate vicinity of Bangkok’s major sights. It also has its own jetty, from which shuttle boat tours will depart.

About Deutsche Hospitality

Deutsche Hospitality brings together four separate hotel brands under a single umbrella. Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts has 60 hotels housed in historic traditional buildings and lively city residences and also offers health and beauty oases set at the very heart of nature. MAXX by Steigenberger is a new and charismatic concept which places the focus on the essential in accordance with its motto “MAXXimize your stay”. Jaz in the City branded hotels reflect metropolitan lifestyle and draw upon the local music and cultural scene. And IntercityHotel offers more 40 upper mid-range urban hotels, all of which are located within easy walking distance of railway stations or airports. A further 30 hotels are currently at the development stage. This means that the Deutsche Hospitality portfolio currently encompasses a total of over 130 hotels on three continents.