CapitaLand’s wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) announces the new appointment of Mr. Koen Vermeersch as General Manager of Ascott Thonglor Bangkok.

Mr. Vermeersch is concurrently Area Manager, Bangkok and has been with The Ascott Limited for 8 years in China and Thailand combined. Prior to joining the Thailand cluster in 2016, he held key roles in several companies such as City Manager of Tianjin for The Ascott Limited, City Asset Manager for Savills Beijing, Country Asset Management Director of SK China and General Manager for a 300-unit luxury villas compound in Beijing with CBRE.

Mr. Vermeersch has a diverse educational background with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and a Master’s degree in Marketing from Melbourne University, a Master’s degree in European Policies and Politics and a Real Estate Management Certificate from China, as well as a Property Management and Hospitality Certificate from Frankfurt, Germany


A Belgian national, Mr. Vermeersch speaks fluent Dutch, French, English and Mandarin.

His passion is to deliver services that create unique experiences to his guests, inserting local cultural experiences. He focuses on building quality teams that have the expertise and passion in delivering enjoyable “home away from home” experiences where an emphasis on friendliness, quality of service and personalized service are all part of the luxury setting offered in the new Ascott Thonglor Bangkok.


Mr. Brian Tan, Country General Manager for Thailand & Laos, “We congratulate Koen on assuming this new role alongside his role as Area Manager as we look forward to a slew of exciting openings in 2022 that will see a growth of more than 50% in our operational inventory in time to capture the recovery of tourism and travel in Thailand and the region.”

Ascott Thonglor Bangkok is the newest addition to the Thailand portfolio of serviced residences and hotels. Opening in May 2022, the property is located on Sukhumvit main road, Bangkok’s upscale and lively neighborhood with a wide variety of exclusive cafes and restaurants, lifestyle venues, international schools, multinational corporations, and other city attractions. This brand-new property offers an easy access, with just 5-minute walk to BTS Thong Lo skytrain station and is situated in close proximity to city’s expressway network, giving this luxury serviced residence an unbeatable location.


The serviced residence and hotel has 451 spacious rooms with choices ranging from studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom categories. Ideal for both short and extended stays, residents will enjoy elegantly designed rooms with a touch of comfort and convenience complemented with an impressive assortment of premium amenities to ensure relaxation. On-site facilities include infinity swimming pool, gymnasium, steam, sauna, children’s playroom and an All Day Dining restaurant with two outlets to serve the guests.

About The Ascott Limited

The Ascott Limited is a member of CapitaLand Investment. It is one of the leading international lodging owner-operators with properties across Asia Pacific, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the USA. Its portfolio of serviced apartment, coliving and hotel brands includes Ascott The Residence, The Crest Collection, Somerset, Quest, Citadines, lyf, Préférence, Vertu, Harris, Citadines Connect, Fox, Yello, Fox Lite and POP!.

About CapitaLand Investment Limited

Headquartered and listed in Singapore, CapitaLand Investment Limited (CLI) is a leading global real estate investment manager (REIM) with a strong Asia foothold. As at 30 September 2021, CLI had about S$120.8 billion of real estate assets under management, and about S$84.3 billion of real estate funds under management (FUM) held via six listed real estate investment trusts and business trusts, and 30 private funds across the Asia-Pacific, Europe and USA. Its diversified real estate asset classes cover integrated developments, retail, office, lodging and new economy sectors such as business parks, industrial, logistics and data centres.

CLI aims to scale its FUM and fee-related earnings through its full stack of investment management and operating capabilities. As the listed investment management business arm of the CapitaLand Group, CLI has access to the development capabilities of and pipeline investment opportunities from CapitaLand’s development arm. Being a part of the well-established CapitaLand ecosystem differentiates CLI from other REIMs.

As part of the CapitaLand Group, CLI places sustainability at the core of what it does. As a responsible real estate company, CLI contributes to the environmental and social well-being of the communities where it operates, as it delivers long-term economic value to its stakeholders.

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Source: Ascott International Management (Thailand)

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