Saman Sarathchandra in Singapore winning WTA for the 5th consecutive time                                     Saman Sarathchandra being interviewed by WTA

Saman Sarathchandra

GENERAL MANAGER (PRE-OPENING) – DUSIT INTERNATIONAL

Swiss Hotel Graduate with a 5-Year Master's Degree  "Eidg. Dipl. Hotelier Restaurateur HF/SHL", a holder of a “Lehrmeister ” SWISS-BIGA – Recognized SHL Diploma and a winner of World Travel Awards for Leading Hotels for 5- consecutive years. In 2011, Saman was awarded the “Best Performing Unit Overseas ” by Keppel Land's Organizational Climate Survey.
 
He possesses 14 years of General Manager experience in luxury 5* category hotels with more than 360 rooms, which includes Myanmar’s Flagship Luxury Five Star " Sedona Hotel Yangon". Saman has a strong background in the hospitality industry with his experience stretching from Sales, F&B  to events management.
 
Saman is a German-speaking Swiss National who have had the honor and privilege to serve many world leaders including President Jiang Zemin, President Xi Jinping, Senator John McCain and H.R.H. Thai Princess Sirindhorn on their state visits to Myanmar.
 
Before leaving Switzerland in 1997, he held the F&B Manager cum Vice Director - (Executive Assistant Manager) position at 4- star Grand Hotel Europe in Lucerne, Switzerland.