JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa has appointed George Varughese
as General Manager.
George has been with Marriott International
for over 25 years and brings to the role a wealth of global
experience through his hotel career in Austria, Germany, USA,
China, Malaysia, Australia and Thailand. His experience spans
several disciplines, including four hotel openings.
Prior to joining the JW Marriott Phuket Resort &
Spa, George was General Manager of the Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse where he was instrumental in the successful opening,
ramp up and positioning of the property.
George is also a recipient of multiple company
awards such as Leadership Excellence, Sales Leadership and
Operations Excellence Awards.
Commenting on his appointment, George said, “I
am delighted to be joining the team at JW Marriott Phuket Resort &
Spa. I look forward to working with the team to continue to
enhance the hotel’s great reputation on guest satisfaction and
George graduated from the Salzburger
Hotelfachschule Bad Hofgastein in Austria and received his
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from RMIT
University in Melbourne.
George is married to Emily and has a 15-year old
JW Marriott Phuket,