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Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Appoints Chris Adams as General Manager
of the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas in Thailand

PHUKET, 19 July 2012
– Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Asia Pacific has appointed Mr Chris Adams as General Manager of the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas, effective immediately.

Before joining Outrigger, Adams was General Manager of the Anantara Golden Triangle in northern Thailand. Prior to that, he held senior managerial positions at international brand hotels in Koh Samui, Thailand, the Philippines and China.

Adams, a New Zealander, has strong food and beverage experience. He has been an award winning executive chef or food and beverage manager at hotels in Vietnam, Vanuatu, Fiji, New Zealand and Australia.

"With wide international experience and five-star hotelier skills, Chris will find himself at home at the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas," said Darren Edmonstone, Outrigger's Managing Director, Asia Pacific. "Our aim at Outrigger in Phuket is to exceed the expectations of our international guests. Chris will play a key role in delivering that vision," he said.

In his spare time Outrigger's new General Manager enjoys dining out and travelling. He is a keen rugby supporter and stays fit through regular gym and cardio sessions.

About Outrigger Enterprises Group

Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held leisure lodging and hospitality companies in the Asia Pacific and Oceania regions and continues to expand its presence throughout the area. A family-owned company with 65 years of hospitality experience, Outrigger runs a highly-successful, multi-branded line of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties, including Outrigger® Hotels & Resorts, OHANA® Hotels & Resorts, Embassy Suites®, Best Western®, and Wyndham Vacation Ownership®. Currently, Outrigger operates and/or has under development 45 properties with close to 11,000 rooms located in Hawaii; Australia; Guam; Fiji; Bali; Thailand; Vietnam; and Hainan Island, China. Outrigger Enterprises Group also operates and develops hotel properties and hospitality-related retail and real estate opportunities for partners in Hawaii, the Pacific, and Asia. For on-line information, log on at www.outriggerenterprisesgroup.com and www.outrigger.com.
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Contact:

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, Asia-Pacific
Ste 105-108, Plaza Del Mar, No. 1 Pasak-Koktanod Rd
Cherngtalay Sub-Dist., Thalang District
Phuket Province, 83110 Thailand
Tel: (+66) 76 318 230
Fax: (+66) 76 318 232
Email: pieter.vanderhoeven@outrigger.com

Media Contact, Asia
Ken Scott
ScottAsia Communications
Mobile: (+66) 81 931 2753
Email: ken@scottasia.net

Anchalee Sriwongsa
ScottAsia Communications
Tel: (+66) 2 860 8227
Email: ann@scottasia.net

Nancy Daniels, APR, Director of PR, Corporate head office
Outrigger Enterprises Group
Phone: +1 808 921 6839
Email: nancy.daniels@outrigger.com


 
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