Joy Arpornrat Kuekthong, general manger at Amanoi, a luxury resort in Vietnam that is part of the Aman Group, says the GM role is one of the most time- and effort-demanding jobs and requires enormous flexibility.
Joy Arpornrat Kuekthong, general manger at Amanoi, a luxury resort in Vietnam that is part of the Aman Group, says the GM role is one of the most time- and effort-demanding jobs and requires enormous flexibility.

Why are women hotel general managers still so rare? We ask 5 from Hong Kong and Vietnam

  • A non-family-friendly lifestyle and traditional male-leaning promotion paths are among reasons given why male GMs still dominate, but the needle is moving
  • Hong Kong is upping its game – around one in five GMs across the city’s 300-plus hotels is now a woman

Topic |   Gender equality
Joy Arpornrat Kuekthong, general manger at Amanoi, a luxury resort in Vietnam that is part of the Aman Group, says the GM role is one of the most time- and effort-demanding jobs and requires enormous flexibility.
Joy Arpornrat Kuekthong, general manger at Amanoi, a luxury resort in Vietnam that is part of the Aman Group, says the GM role is one of the most time- and effort-demanding jobs and requires enormous flexibility.
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