Juthamas Carranco, known as Kwan, is a passionate hotelier with over 20 years of experiences in hospitality & tourism industry particularly in luxury and five-star hotels in the key destinations in Thailand such as Bangkok, Pattaya, Hua Hin, Chiang Mai and Samui. She is also Australian Alumni holding a Masters degree in Marketing Management from Griffith University in Brisbane. Kwan has a strong background in Sales & Marketing, Business Development, Branding and Digital Marketing. She is also serving Thailand Incentive and Convention Association (TICA) as Co-Chairperson for Marketing Committee and is working towards promoting the country in collaboration with TCEB – Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau. Kwan is also passionate is giving back. She was one of the volunteer teachers of AustCham since 2007 and is doing a lot for the society such as being a guest speaker for many organizations and universities including TICA, HSMAI, Luxellence, Mahidol University, Assumption University, Chulalongkorn University and Asian Institute of Technology and is currently being Advisor for Oceans For All Foundation in Phuket working towards creating sustainability. Her talents have been well recognized with many awards including Finalist of Australian Alumni Leadership Award 2019, IHMP – International Hospitality Management Program for Accor Leadership Program Class 2017, Nominee for Best Employee Development Program in 2013 and High Potential Program in 2011 for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific.
SO/ Bangkok is the first truly designed hotel in collaboration of five well-known Thai designers and the world renowned fashion guru, Monsieur Christian Lacriox. Located on the corner of Sathorn Road and Rama IV Road providing a stunning view of Lumpini Park with one of the most beautiful infinity pool and rooftop bar in town. The hotel is a luxury playground for stylish socializers whether for stay, meeting or a party.
2022 AustCham sub-Committee: Lead on Diversity & Inclusion Sub-Committee.
2019-2021 AustCham sub-Committee: Member of Women in Leadership Sub-Committee.