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Scot Toon Appointed General Manager at the
Gayana Eco Resort, Borneo Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu Malaysia - July 1, 2008 - Gayana Eco Resort, Borneo Malaysia has announced the executive appointment of Scot Toon as General Manager. Scotís role, which will be effective immediately, will encompass both the pre-opening stages of the island resort and continued management once the property is launched in July of this year. Scot brings with him 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 has a passion for developing people to excel at their work, in whatever they do.

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

Scot is contactable via or Mobile +60 138516330

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 in July 2008 with 44 luxury over water villas. We pay tribute to our oceanic treasures with our 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. We take seriously our responsibility to marine conservation pledging to environmentally friendly practices.

Other Facilities also include; our 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 our lagoon from the bar with an exotic and refreshing cocktail. Rejuvenate and immerse yourself in the Borneo Spirit at our sublime Spa, featuring 6 treatment rooms using Pevonia Botanica products and indigenous techniques. Guests will also be able to enjoy the ocean through our water sports and dive centres, snorkelling over young corals and giant clams or pass the day by our infinity pool.


Linda Padua
Sales & Marketing Manager


Also See: Scot Toon Appointed General Manager of Per Aquum Resort's The Fortress in Galle, Sri Lanka / November 2004


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