(07 Jun 2021) Ting Yueh Hu (Yolande) has returned to Koh Samui in southern Thailand to join the Melia Koh Samui (formerly the Imperial Boat House) on Choeng Mon Beach as Director of F&B.
Yolande, a Taiwanese national with 15 years of hospitality experience in Asia, the Middle East and Europe, was working most recently as EAM of the Sokha Phnom Penh Hotel & Residence in Cambodia.
Before that Yolande worked as Director of F&B at the Conrad Koh Samui and Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort.
Over the years, Yolande has also worked as Assistant F&B director at Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai and Shangri-La Hotel Fuzhou, restaurant manager at Mandinat Jumeirah’s Al Muna, Honyaki and Zheng He restaurants, Assistant Restaurant Manager at InterContinental Doha and Head Waitress at the Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club in the United Kingdom.
“Yolande is a versatile and results-driven individual with a track record of driving projects, identifying sales opportunities and encouraging positive contributions from all of her team members; she will no doubt excel in propelling our F&B landscape to a new level,” said Ernesto Osuna, Melia Koh Samui’s GM.
After studying a Bachelor of Applied Science of Living at Taiwan’s Chinese Culture University, Yolande completed a post-graduate diploma in hospitality with Switzerland’s Glion Institute of Higher Education and a certificate in hotel revenue management from Cornell University in the United States.