News for the Hospitality Executive
SAN DIEGO – December 21, 2011 – LaTour Hotels and Resorts, which offers personalized luxury hospitality management services for four- and five-star properties worldwide, has announced Guy Hall as vice president of operations and business development of Asia. A skilled industry professional, Hall brings a wealth of management experience and business development knowledge to the company.
Hall’s primary responsibility will be working closely with the principals of IndoChine Resort and Spa in Phuket, Thailand, supporting them as they bring the project to completion. As such, he will oversee the property management and rental program for the resort, which is a joint venture with the IndoChine Group of Singapore. Throughout Asia, Hall will direct all resort and HOA management activities and facilitate client relationships as they develop in the future.
“Most importantly, Guy will help us maintain IndoChine Resort and Spa as the premier hybrid luxury resort of the region,” said Tom LaTour, CEO and chairman of LaTour Hotels and Resorts. “And he will play a significant role in our company’s future success.”
Subsequently, Hall will also lead potential new business development for LaTour IndoChine as the joint venture expands and takes on more mixed-use resorts in Phuket, Koh Samui, Pattaya, Bangkok and other key destination areas within Thailand.
Hall previously held multiple positions at Grand Pacific Resorts Inc. in Carlsbad, Calif, including director of new business development and regional director of operations. In these roles he has earned awards, such as the “Leadership Award” and “General Manager of the Year.” In addition, he has worked at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc., Tricom Management Inc. and Rosewood Hotels and Resorts Inc. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor of business administration in marketing and economics.
About LaTour Hotels & Resorts
A division of ResortCom International, LaTour Hotels & Resorts is headquartered in San Diego and San Francisco and offers customized, luxury hospitality management services for four- and five-star properties. The company’s goal is to make the ownership experience as unique, tailored and memorable as possible through superior service, distinctive amenities, imaginative activities and an obsessive attention-to-detail.
Offering services ranging from conceptual planning through marketing, sales, staffing and operations, LaTour Hotels & Resorts specializes in managing new and existing luxury fractional, private residence club, hotel, mixed-use and condo resort developments. The global company currently operates properties in the United States, Mexico and Thailand with expansion plans throughout Asia, South America and Europe.
LaTour Hotels & Resorts offers two product lines: one delivers extraordinary, highly personalized vacation experiences at four-star urban and resort properties, and LaTour Signature Group private label is limited to five-star developments. For more information, visit http://www.latourhotelsandresorts.com
San Diego-based ResortCom International provides resort management, rental, reservations, travel and financial services to the vacation ownership, fractional and luxury resort industry. ResortCom, known as the top performer in global portfolio management, also includes Tapestry Resorts, a full-service hospitality management and solutions company. For more information, visit http://www.resortcom.com.
Jean Walcher/ Sandy Young
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