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Wed, 8 February 2023

Marc Selinger Moves to Thailand as GM of Melia Chiang Mai

(08/02/23)  Marc Selinger, a Spanish hotelier with extensive experience working in Europe and Asia, has been appointed GM of the 260-key Melia Chiang Mai in northern Thailand.

Before joining Melia Chiang Mai, Marc was the Acting General Manager and Hotel Manager at Melia Hanoi in Vietnam, and Director of Operations at the Melia Yangon in Myanmar.

Marc Selinger. Click to enlarge.
Marc Selinger

Marc started his career in room division and F&B internships at various properties in Spain, Switzerland and the UK in early 2009, before moving to Vietnam in 2012 to become a cruise manager with Paradise Cruises in UNESCO World Heritage site Halong Bay and then operations manager at Blue Ocean Resort in Mui Ne.

Marc has been with Melia Hotels International for seven years and has grown with the company to become a general manager due to his strong leadership abilities, his genuine enthusiasm for hospitality, his talent and his ability to learn quickly, said Ignacio Martin, Managing Director Asia Pacific at Melia Hotels International. Knowing the brand as he does, and with his rich and diverse experience, he is the obvious choice to oversee Melia Chiang Mai.

Marc has a bachelors degree from San Pablo CEU University in Madrid, Spain, and a diploma from EHL Hospitality Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Melia Chiang Mai is the most exciting project Ive worked on hitherto, with a design that pays homage to Chiang Mais charming history and culture, an excellent culinary landscape inspired by Spains famed gastronomy, and a collection of outstanding facilities including Chiang Mais highest rooftop bar, said Marc. I could not be more excited to join this property and lead the amazing team that is in place and ready to welcome guests with the 5-star service for which Melia is known.

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