The Avani+ Khao Lak Resort near Phuket in southern
Thailand has appointed Stephan Moonen as General Manager and Karun
Cornell as Director of Sales & Marketing.
With a degree from The Hotel Management School
Maastricht in Holland, Stephan has over 15 years of hospitality
After graduating, Stephan worked with InterContinental
Hotels Group before joining Marriott in the UK in 2011. There, he
took on senior leadership
roles at the Edinburgh Marriott and the Residence Inn Edinburgh
followed by a transfer to London to work at The London Marriott
Hotel and Executive Apartments Canary Wharf. He worked most recently as
General Manager of the London Marriott Park Lane.
Karun has more than 10 yearsí hospitality
experience and is a graduate of Thailandís Mahidol University
International College in Travel and Hospitality Management.
He started his career with Bandara Hotels
& Resorts while undertaking his Master Degree prior to joining
Fair House Group in Koh Samui as Group Director of Sales &
Scheduled to open in late 2020, the
Avani+ Khao Lak Resort will offer 328-keys and direct access to
the pristine beaches of Khao Lak, just north of Phuket.