Philippe Arnaud, a man with more than 30 years of hospitality
experienc, has been
appointed as General Manager of the new Sanctum Inle Resort in
Myanmar, effective 7 July 2015.
joins the 96-room, Brigitte Dumont de Chassart-designed
hotel from Paris, where he served a three-year stint as corporate
operations manager for Valotel France, owner of 16 Accor-managed
hotels in Europe.
Before that, the 52-year-old Frenchman was the
general manager of Hotel Pigonnet, a 50-room, Small Luxury Hotels
property in Aix-en-Provence, just north of Marseilles.
“Philippe has an outstanding track record,” said
Kurt Walter, Group General Manager - Hospitality Division, The
Apple Tree Group, Sanctum Inle Resort’s management
company. “He has broad international experience, demonstrated
sales and marketing success, a strong food and beverage background
and is a people-oriented leader. I’ve no doubt he’ll be a tremendous asset for us as we begin to write the opening chapter
for Sanctum Inle Resort.”
The resort is three hours from Yangon -
spanned by air to Heho airport, then by car to Nyaung Shwe, and
finally by boat to Inle Lake’s west side.
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