Jinou Park

Vice President, Asia Pacific

Design Hotels™


A Connecting Spirit

Jinou Park is Vice President of Design Hotels™ Asia Pacific with more than 20 years of experience in leading global brands. He started his career in the hospitality industry working at the U.S. headquarters of Intercontinental Hotels, growing through the ranks of market planning and real estate development before moving to Singapore as APAC Regional Director of Distribution Marketing.


Park’s entrepreneurial zeal led to a brief stint in Thailand where he established his own mixed-use development of holiday villas and entertainment complexes. He rejoined the corporate world at Disney Parks & Resorts as Director of Business Insight and Improvement. Immediately prior to joining Design Hotels™, he was in the insurance industry as APAC Head of Product Management at Asurion, a global leader in insurance.


Park was born in Seoul, Korea, and has a Masters of Management degree in Hospitality from Cornell Hotel School, Ithaca, New York.


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