Mr. Mark van Ogtrop joined Golden Tulip in 2008 as the Managing Director and Senior Vice President of Golden Tulip South East Asia and Louvre Hotels. Based in Bangkok the regional office oversees the development and management of the Brand in the 10 ASEAN countries. Mr. Mark van Ogtrop brings along more than thirty years of experience in the hotel business, having started in the 80’s with Golden Tulip in Europe. He has worked in 3 continents USA, Europe and Asia and has over 10 years experience in Asia, having worked with The Peninsula Group in Hong Kong and USA and Dusit Hotels & Resorts in Thailand. Mr. van Ogtrop was Area Manager for Dorint Hotels in Europe prior to joining Golden Tulip.