Giles Selves has been appointed as General
Manager of the Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Resort.
Giles joins Anantara after 19 years with
Starwood Hotels & Resorts, most recently as General Manager at
Keraton at the Plaza, a Luxury Collection Hotel & Residences in
Born and educated in the UK, Giles has followed
the F&B route to hotel management, having started his career with
Starwood in 1996 as a Head Waiter at the Sheraton Park Tower in
Moving up through the ranks in F&B, his time with Starwood
took him to The Westin Turnberry Resort in Scotland, saw him
heading up Restaurant & Bar Development for Europe, Africa & the
Middle East based in Starwoodís regional office in Brussels for
five years from 2005, and then moving back into hotel operations
as Director of Operations for the pre opening of The Romanos, a
Luxury Collection Resort, as well as The Westin Costa Navarino
Resort in Greece.
Giles then made his first move to Asia in early
2011 as Hotel Manager at the St. Regis Bangkok, a hotel which is
owned by Minor Hotel Group, Anantaraís parent company, before
being promoted to his first General Manager position in Jakarta in
Giles holds a BA in Business Administration as
well as an MBA.
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