Eric Piatti has been appointed as General Manager of
the Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore, the
first Dusit-branded property within the country, scheduled to open
in Q1 2019.
Mr Piatti is responsible for overseeing the
pre-opening and ongoing operations of the new 198-room resort, which is
located within the Laguna National Golf & Country Club and has the
distinction of being the only resort in Singapore to offer direct
access to a golf club.
Mr Piatti brings to his role more
than 30 years of senior management experience at luxury hotels in
the USA, Switzerland, Japan, China, India, Egypt and Thailand.
Prior to joining Dusit International, Mr Piatti spent five years as
General Manager of Swissôtel Nai Lert Park, Bangkok, Thailand.
During his career he has also served as General Manager of
Swissôtel Beijing, China during the Olympic Games and Fairmont
Heliopolis & Towers, Cairo, Egypt.
“Dusit Thani Laguna
Singapore represents a key milestone in Dusit’s global expansion
and I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead this stunning
resort and introduce Dusit’s Thai-inspired, gracious hospitality
to the country,” said Mr Piatti. “Ideally positioned to meet the
needs of golfing enthusiasts, leisure travellers, and MICE
clientele, the resort has vast potential, and my team and I look
forward to making it a huge success.”
Mr Piatti holds a
Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management from Ecole Hôtelière
de Lausanne. His mother tongue is French, and he is fluent in
English, German and Italian.