Ms Joni Aker has been appointed as General Manager
Treeline Urban Resort in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
A native New Zealander, Joni is has spent
several years living and working abroad, eight of which have been in
Joni worked most recently as Cruise
Director for Aqua Expeditions, operating on the Mekong between
Cambodia and Vietnam as well as on the Amazon in Peru.
Joni has a deep passion for
Cambodia and philanthropy, making her the ideal candidate to
manage this chic new property which will support and promote local
artistic talent within the community through its Treeline Art
“I am thrilled to be joining HMD Asia and to
have this opportunity to be at the helm of their first managed
property,” said Joni. “Treeline Urban Resort will add an
innovative urban style to the local hotel scene in Siem Reap. The
property is quite unique – sophisticated, vibrant and modern yet
manages to encompass the importance of our natural surrounds and
the fantastic growing arts scene in Cambodia. I am excited not
only by the property itself and building an amazing team to run
it, but by being able to promote the incredible artistic
talent found locally and to actively play a part in ensuring the
improvement and protection of oursurrounding natural environment.”
Located on the banks of the Siem Reap River,
the 48-room Treeline Urban Resort is scheduled to open 1 November 2018.