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Scot Toon appointed General Manager of Gayana Eco Resort, Borneo

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Friday, 4 July 2008

The Gayana Eco Resort, Borneo Malaysia, has appointed Scot Toon as General Manager. Scots role will encompass both the pre-opening stages of the island resort and continued management once the property is launched later this month.

Scot has a wealth of experience having been with Per Aquum Resorts & Spas for the past five years. His most recent position was General Manager Spa Collection for the group based in the Maldives. He has also managed The Fortress Resort in Sri Lanka and Dhoni Mighili  ensuring both properties received worldwide recognition through exceptional guest service levels and standards.

Originally from New Zealand, Scot has worked in a number of top resorts and airlines worldwide. In addition to a strong operational background he has held Human Resource management roles for leading hotel brands such as Hayman Island, Stamford Hotels & Resorts and Qantas.

Scot, his wife Donna and two children will be based in Kota Kinabalu.

Gayana Eco Resort is located on Gaya island, the largest of the 5 coral reef islands that make up the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park off the coast of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia and will open this month with 44 luxury over water villas. The resort pays tribute to the oceanic treasures with a Marine Ecology Research Centre aiming to enhance excellence in marine ecological research while creating profound awareness amongst its  visitors. Successful research and propagation programs on coral and endangered giant clams takes centre stage.

You do not have to stay at Gayana Eco Resort to enjoy the exciting fare at Alu Alu or see the large live sea life displays and programmes at the Marine Ecology Research Centre, both are open daily with regular boat services from Jesselton Point Wharf in Kota Kinabalu.

Other facilities at the resort include; the signature restaurant Alu Alu, serving a large array of live seafood with a touch of Asian flair. Named after the monkeys that inhabit this tropical island, Macac Restaurant features European and Malay fused specialties all day. Relax over looking the lagoon from the bar with an exotic and refreshing cocktail. Rejuvenate and immerse yourself in the Borneo Spirit at spa, featuring 6 treatment rooms using Pevonia Botanica products and indigenous techniques. Guests will also be able to enjoy the ocean through water sports and dive centres, snorkelling over young corals and giant clams or pass the day by the resort's infinity pool.

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