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Philippe Arnaud Joins Sanctum Inle Resort in Myanmar as GM

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 2 July 2015

Philippe Arnaud, a man with more than 30 years of hospitality experienc, has been appointed as General Manager of the new Sanctum Inle Resort in Myanmar, effective 7 July 2015.

Philippe joins the 96-room, Brigitte Dumont de Chassart-designed hotel from Paris, where he served a three-year stint as corporate operations manager for Valotel France, owner of 16 Accor-managed hotels in Europe.

Before that, the 52-year-old Frenchman was the general manager of Hotel Pigonnet, a 50-room, Small Luxury Hotels property in Aix-en-Provence, just north of Marseilles.

Philippe has an outstanding track record, said Kurt Walter, Group General Manager - Hospitality Division, The Apple Tree Group, Sanctum Inle Resorts management company. He has broad international experience, demonstrated sales and marketing success, a strong food and beverage background and is a people-oriented leader. Ive no doubt hell be a tremendous asset for us as we begin to write the opening chapter for Sanctum Inle Resort.

The resort is three hours from Yangon - spanned by air to Heho airport, then by car to Nyaung Shwe, and finally by boat to Inle Lakes west side.

Myanmar, Philippe Arnaud, GM, General Manager

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