News for the Hospitality Executive
Thomas Becker Named General Manager of The Harmon
Hotel, Spa &
Residences at MGM Mirage’s CityCenter, Las Vegas
|LAS VEGAS – December 17, 2007 - The Light Group proudly
announces that seasoned luxury hotel operator Thomas Becker has been named
General Manager of The Harmon Hotel, Spa & Residences, opening in Fall
2009 at MGM Mirage’s CityCenter.
An international hospitality management professional with over 20 years of experience, Mr. Becker has managed and developed hotel operations in multiple countries around the globe including Germany, United States, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Island of Mauritius.
“Thomas' global expertise and leadership successes will be instrumental to The Harmon's development and his hospitality management skills share the highest standards of luxury and service that The Harmon will embrace” says Andrew Sasson, founder and owner of The Harmon’s operating company, The Light Group.
Prior to joining The Harmon, Mr. Becker held various operational positions including six years as General Manager for the Fairmont Sonoma Spa in Sonoma, California, three years as Resort Manager of the award winning One & Only Le Saint Geran Hotel, Mauritius, and ten years of progressively senior posts with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in Singapore, San Francisco and Hong Kong.
The gateway to CityCenter, MGM Mirage’s $7.8 billion “city-within-a-city,” The Harmon Hotel, Spa & Residences will be one of the most luxurious boutique-style hotels across the globe when it opens in Fall 2009. Operated by The Light Group and designed by the internationally renowned firm Foster + Partners, The Harmon is fashioning an outstanding selection of stylish amenities and services that will surpass all current standards of the ultra chic boutique hotel. Recently accepted as a distinguished member of The Leading Hotels of the World, The Harmon is also committed to green design and responsible living and is pursuing the highest levels of LEED Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.
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